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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 94 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.88% 1.18% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.41% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £41,648
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
899 568 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.86% 83.78% 70.06%
Number of salaries quoted 790 503 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (93.33%) Information Security Management
2 28 (93.33%) Security Management
2 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (76.67%) Linux
4 21 (70.00%) LDAP
4 21 (70.00%) VoIP
4 21 (70.00%) Mac OS X
4 21 (70.00%) Project Planning
4 21 (70.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 21 (70.00%) Mac OS
4 21 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (70.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 21 (70.00%) Samba
4 21 (70.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (36.67%) Social Media
6 7 (23.33%) Social Media Monitoring
6 7 (23.33%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) LDAP
1 21 (70.00%) VoIP
1 21 (70.00%) Asterisk PBX
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Social Media
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) Mac OS X
3 21 (70.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 21 (70.00%) Mac OS
3 21 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (70.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 28 (93.33%) Information Security Management
2 28 (93.33%) Security Management
3 21 (70.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (23.33%) Social Media Monitoring
4 7 (23.33%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Samba