Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 86 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -51 +68
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 58 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.36% 2.52% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.92% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 144
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,995 1,986 3,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 88.98% 86.31% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,609 2,367
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,600 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 32 (60.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (49.06%) CISSP
3 18 (33.96%) CISM
4 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (24.53%) CRISC
6 12 (22.64%) ITIL
6 12 (22.64%) Windows
7 11 (20.75%) GDPR
8 10 (18.87%) CISA
9 8 (15.09%) COBIT
9 8 (15.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
9 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
9 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
9 8 (15.09%) Android
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
10 7 (13.21%) PSD2
10 7 (13.21%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
11 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.32%) DevOps
12 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
12 5 (9.43%) Security Auditing
12 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (7.55%) TDD
13 4 (7.55%) Degree
13 4 (7.55%) SCADA

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Legal
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
1 12 (22.64%) Security Consultant
2 8 (15.09%) Security Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Security Officer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) IT Manager
4 6 (11.32%) IT Security Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Security Assurance Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Procurement Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Security Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) HTML5
2 3 (5.66%) REST
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) CSS3
3 1 (1.89%) Dojo
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) React
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) SCADA
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Robotics
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Android
2 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Security Auditing
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (7.55%) Data Security
6 4 (7.55%) Microservices
6 4 (7.55%) OpenUP
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) SIEM
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) CISSP
2 18 (33.96%) CISM
3 13 (24.53%) CRISC
4 10 (18.87%) CISA
5 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) GIAC
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.77%) MCSE
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.77%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.77%) SANS
7 2 (3.77%) VCP6
7 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) CCSP
8 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.89%) RHCE
8 1 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (60.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.75%) GDPR
3 8 (15.09%) COBIT
4 7 (13.21%) PSD2
5 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (3.77%) PMO
6 2 (3.77%) QA
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.89%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.66%) Terraform
2 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) Splunk
2 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy