The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.75% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% - 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £65,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Information Security
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 205 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.47% 85.06% 74.21%
Number of salaries quoted 124 166 164
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Croydon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) SAML
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) XACML
2 3 (50.00%) OpenSSO
2 3 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) SAML
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
1 3 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft