Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 78 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -41 +42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 62 84 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.17% 3.30% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.84% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 97
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -7.27% +8.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £93,875 £83,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 1,773 2,186 2,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 90.55% 86.00% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,786 1,984
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 31 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (35.48%) CISSP
3 18 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (25.81%) ITIL
4 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) COBIT
5 14 (22.58%) CISM
5 14 (22.58%) CRISC
5 14 (22.58%) GDPR
6 13 (20.97%) DevOps
7 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
7 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
7 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.74%) Windows
8 9 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (12.90%) Microservices
9 8 (12.90%) TDD
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.90%) Finance
10 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.29%) Security Auditing
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (9.68%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (9.68%) Security Testing
11 6 (9.68%) HTML5
11 6 (9.68%) Data Privacy

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 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 4 (6.45%) SaaS
4 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.84%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Big Data
1 3 (4.84%) DB2
1 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 3 (4.84%) Games
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Consultant
1 20 (32.26%) Security Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Security Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Senior Security Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 8 (12.90%) IT Security Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Security Assurance Manager
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Account Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) HTML
1 6 (9.68%) HTML5
2 5 (8.06%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.84%) CSS
3 3 (4.84%) CSS3
3 3 (4.84%) Dojo
3 3 (4.84%) jQuery
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) React
3 3 (4.84%) RESTful
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.84%) Vue.js
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (6.45%) Social Media
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Robotics
2 3 (4.84%) Tandem
3 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.45%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) DevOps
4 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
4 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.52%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.90%) Microservices
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 7 (11.29%) Security Auditing
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.68%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (9.68%) Data Privacy
8 6 (9.68%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Business Development
9 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) C#
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) CISSP
2 14 (22.58%) CISM
2 14 (22.58%) CRISC
3 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (8.06%) CISA
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) MCSE
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.84%) SSCP
6 3 (4.84%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (4.84%) VCP6
6 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.23%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCSP
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.58%) COBIT
2 14 (22.58%) GDPR
3 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (6.45%) PSD2
4 4 (6.45%) QA
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.61%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
1 3 (4.84%) Firmware
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Terraform
2 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.06%) VMware
2 3 (4.84%) Citrix
2 3 (4.84%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy
3 1 (1.61%) Splunk