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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 38 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.63% 1.97% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
211 161 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 79.32% 79.31% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Croydon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) CCA
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Remedy
4 4 (44.44%) Ticket Management
4 4 (44.44%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) ISMS
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Ticket Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) BPR
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCA
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP