Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 42 72
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.85% 4.52% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 4.93% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 37
Slough median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -17.97%
10th Percentile £31,300 £36,850 £33,500
90th Percentile £64,700 £67,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -14.29%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 601 751 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 85.61% 91.81% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 519 656 910
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Slough

Information Security
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Slough

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Slough over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Android

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) PABX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Home
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SABSA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
2 1 (16.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSP
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Arqiva
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Mitel
1 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks