Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 504 562
Rank change year-on-year +7 +58 -91
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 52 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 68
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £36,700
90th Percentile £93,000 £62,875 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 21 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Surrey -19 14 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Thames Valley +38 13 £40,000 -24.53% 1
Oxfordshire +9 9 £40,000 +12.68%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £38,731 - 1
Berkshire +43 1 £31,000 -42.59%
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 32 (61.54%) Information Security
2 25 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (44.23%) CISM
4 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
5 21 (40.38%) CISSP
6 20 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (36.54%) Degree
8 18 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 16 (30.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 15 (28.85%) CREST Certified
11 14 (26.92%) ISMS
12 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (23.08%) Security Testing
14 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (21.15%) PCI DSS
15 10 (19.23%) Cryptography
15 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (19.23%) Cyber Essentials
16 9 (17.31%) ISO 31000
16 9 (17.31%) ITIL
16 9 (17.31%) ISO 22301
17 8 (15.38%) SABSA
17 8 (15.38%) OSCP
17 8 (15.38%) SIEM
17 8 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
17 8 (15.38%) PKI
17 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
17 8 (15.38%) Firewall

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Consultant
2 12 (23.08%) Information Assurance Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Security Assurance Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Security Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 8 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Tester
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) PKI
3 7 (13.46%) NHS
4 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.85%) CESG
6 2 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Information Security
2 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 20 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (26.92%) ISMS
6 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (19.23%) Cryptography
8 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (17.31%) ITIL
10 8 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (15.38%) Identity Management
10 8 (15.38%) SABSA
10 8 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.38%) SIEM
10 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
10 8 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
1 3 (5.77%) C#
1 3 (5.77%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) C++
2 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) CISM
2 21 (40.38%) CISSP
3 19 (36.54%) Degree
4 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 15 (28.85%) CREST Certified
6 8 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 8 (15.38%) OSCP
7 7 (13.46%) CISA
8 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.77%) CRISC
10 2 (3.85%) CGEIT
11 1 (1.92%) CEH
11 1 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (30.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (21.15%) PCI DSS
4 10 (19.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (17.31%) ISO 22301
5 9 (17.31%) ISO 31000
6 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (5.77%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.92%) COBIT
8 1 (1.92%) COSO
8 1 (1.92%) PMO
8 1 (1.92%) QA
8 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft