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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 43 35 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.32% 5.10% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 5.98% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 10
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 264 535 477
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 83.28% 85.33% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 232 443 398
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Compliance Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SOC Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CLAS
3 1 (11.11%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
2 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday