The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 42 80
Rank change year-on-year -30 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 97 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.70% 5.49% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 6.08% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 68 38
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1092 1596 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.13% 90.37% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1242 1420
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Reading

Information Security
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Reading.

Salary trend for Information Security in Reading

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 43 (58.11%) Risk Management
2 40 (54.05%) Digital Economy
3 36 (48.65%) Firewall
4 28 (37.84%) VPN
4 28 (37.84%) Cisco
5 26 (35.14%) Network Security
6 25 (33.78%) F5
6 25 (33.78%) Security Operations
6 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 25 (33.78%) Blue Coat
7 24 (32.43%) Security Management
7 24 (32.43%) CISSP
7 24 (32.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (31.08%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (31.08%) Palo Alto
8 23 (31.08%) Imperva
8 23 (31.08%) CheckPoint
8 23 (31.08%) Internet
9 22 (29.73%) Linux
9 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (28.38%) SLA
11 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (27.03%) Juniper
11 20 (27.03%) McAfee
11 20 (27.03%) HP
11 20 (27.03%) MS Visio
11 20 (27.03%) CCIE
11 20 (27.03%) CCSP
11 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (27.03%) ProxySG

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (27.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) IaaS
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
1 2 (2.70%) PaaS
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) Firewall
2 28 (37.84%) VPN
3 26 (35.14%) Network Security
4 23 (31.08%) Internet
5 13 (17.57%) SSL
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (6.76%) DMVPN
7 5 (6.76%) FWSM
7 5 (6.76%) HTTP
7 5 (6.76%) IPsec
7 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.41%) Wireless
8 4 (5.41%) Wireless Security
9 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.05%) WebEx
10 2 (2.70%) LAN
10 2 (2.70%) SNMP
10 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 40 (54.05%) Digital Economy
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) German Language
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Security Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Juniper Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Senior Security Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Consultant
4 17 (22.97%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (8.11%) SIEM Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Splunk Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) Ajax
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.05%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.70%) e-Health
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) CESG
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Unix
3 9 (12.16%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Risk Management
2 25 (33.78%) Security Operations
3 24 (32.43%) Security Management
4 23 (31.08%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (27.03%) Content Management
6 15 (20.27%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (18.92%) Security Architecture
8 11 (14.86%) Presales
9 10 (13.51%) SIEM
10 9 (12.16%) Regulatory Compliance
11 8 (10.81%) Business Development
12 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
12 7 (9.46%) ITIL
12 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
13 6 (8.11%) Security Testing
13 6 (8.11%) Service Management
13 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.41%) Perl
2 4 (5.41%) PHP
2 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) Python
2 4 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) C++
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) CISSP
2 20 (27.03%) CCIE
2 20 (27.03%) CCIE Service Provider
2 20 (27.03%) CCSE
2 20 (27.03%) CCSP
2 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.03%) JNCIS
3 13 (17.57%) CISM
4 11 (14.86%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) CISA
5 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) CREST Certified
6 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (5.41%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (4.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.70%) CEH
9 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) SLA
2 20 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.41%) SSAE 16
5 2 (2.70%) GDPR
5 2 (2.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Nessus
1 5 (6.76%) Nmap
2 3 (4.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.70%) QRadar
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Cisco
2 25 (33.78%) Blue Coat
2 25 (33.78%) F5
2 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) CheckPoint
3 23 (31.08%) Imperva
3 23 (31.08%) Palo Alto
4 20 (27.03%) Fortinet
4 20 (27.03%) HP
4 20 (27.03%) Juniper
4 20 (27.03%) McAfee
4 20 (27.03%) Proofpoint
4 20 (27.03%) Sourcefire
4 20 (27.03%) TippingPoint
5 8 (10.81%) Splunk
6 5 (6.76%) NetWitness
6 5 (6.76%) Qualys
7 3 (4.05%) LogLogic
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
8 2 (2.70%) Riverbed
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 25 days ago