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Information Security - Interim Market Report 2011

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Demand for information security practitioners is now back to levels that existed prior to the recession. It is broadly based and includes a wide range of end users and consultancies. The large pool of information security practitioners that existed during the recession has dissipated and information security is now operating effectively at full employment. We are currently expecting steady demand for the remainder of 2011.Click to view Report

  • New vacancies amongst our sample companies fell from 56 in the second half of 2010 to 53 in the first six months of 2010. This was still a 100% increase on the comparable period in 2009
  • The number of candidate registrations fell back marginally. Defensive registrations remain at historically low levels.
  • Salary increases have risen but remain close to pre-crisis levels.


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Executive summary
Information Security – market analysis
Information Security – market commentary
Information Security – salaries

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