The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 376 420
Rank change year-on-year +25 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 29 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 44
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,266 £46,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

Information Assurance 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12774 15798 18424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.89% 86.67% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10566 13274 14770
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the South East

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the South East.

Salary trend for Information Assurance in the South East

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in the South East

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +27 10 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -4 8 £62,000 +30.52%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £42,798 -4.89%
Oxfordshire +14 5 £75,000 +130.76% 1
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 43 (78.18%) Information Security
2 29 (52.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (52.73%) Degree
2 29 (52.73%) Management Information System
3 25 (45.45%) CISSP
4 22 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 18 (32.73%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
6 17 (30.91%) CISM
7 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
7 16 (29.09%) PCI DSS
8 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 15 (27.27%) ITIL
9 14 (25.45%) ISMS
9 14 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (25.45%) Internal Audit
10 12 (21.82%) Windows
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) PRINCE
11 11 (20.00%) Project Management
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) Legal
11 11 (20.00%) Scrum
11 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 11 (20.00%) Kanban
11 11 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 10 (18.18%) 802.1X
12 10 (18.18%) Security Testing

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (10.91%) Firewall
1 6 (10.91%) Network Security
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) ADSL
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) ICMP
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) ISDN
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) PSTN
3 1 (1.82%) SNMP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
1 11 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Information Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Compliance Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Risk Manager
6 7 (12.73%) Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (12.73%) Security Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) STL
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.36%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (12.73%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.45%) CESG
5 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) NHS
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Android
3 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.91%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Information Security
2 22 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 18 (32.73%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
5 16 (29.09%) Data Protection
6 15 (27.27%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) Internal Audit
7 14 (25.45%) ISMS
7 14 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (20.00%) Kanban
8 11 (20.00%) PRINCE
8 11 (20.00%) Project Management
8 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Security Testing
10 9 (16.36%) CRAMM
10 9 (16.36%) SSADM
11 8 (14.55%) IT Governance
12 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) C
2 7 (12.73%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) C++
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Degree
2 25 (45.45%) CISSP
3 17 (30.91%) CISM
4 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 11 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.91%) CLAS
8 3 (5.45%) CISA
8 3 (5.45%) GCIH
8 3 (5.45%) GIAC
8 3 (5.45%) Master's Degree
8 3 (5.45%) MBA
9 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.64%) CEH
9 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.64%) GCFA
9 2 (3.64%) GCIA
9 2 (3.64%) GREM
9 2 (3.64%) SANS
10 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (52.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (29.09%) PCI DSS
3 11 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (16.36%) ISO 9000
5 6 (10.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (7.27%) ISO 22301
6 4 (7.27%) ISO 31000
6 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (5.45%) GDPR
8 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
8 2 (3.64%) SSAE 16
9 1 (1.82%) COBIT
9 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
9 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) EnCase
1 2 (3.64%) FTK
1 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco
2 3 (5.45%) McAfee
3 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Intel
3 2 (3.64%) Juniper
3 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) F5
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 26 days ago