The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.33% 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 0.38% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 4
Average salary £70,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,525 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Information Security
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
706 780 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.63% 87.84% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 614 677 470
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Brighton

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Brighton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) CISM
4 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 12 (31.58%) Security Management
6 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (26.32%) Information Security Management
7 10 (26.32%) COBIT
8 9 (23.68%) CISSP
8 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
9 8 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (21.05%) Benchmarking
9 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
10 7 (18.42%) GIAC
11 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (13.16%) Coaching
12 5 (13.16%) CEH
12 5 (13.16%) Network Security
13 4 (10.53%) Avaya
13 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.53%) Cisco
13 4 (10.53%) Computer Security
13 4 (10.53%) Open Source
13 4 (10.53%) Retail
13 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.53%) TDD
13 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
13 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Information Manager
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security Manager
1 18 (47.37%) Security Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Information Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Information Risk Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 7 (18.42%) IT Manager
4 7 (18.42%) IT Risk Manager
4 7 (18.42%) IT Security Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Risk Manager
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.89%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (5.26%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
2 12 (31.58%) Security Management
3 10 (26.32%) Information Security Management
3 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
5 8 (21.05%) Benchmarking
5 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) ATDD
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Computer Security
7 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) CISM
2 9 (23.68%) CISSP
3 7 (18.42%) GIAC
4 5 (13.16%) CEH
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.26%) CISMP
6 2 (5.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) COBIT
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Avaya
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco