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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 44 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.20% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £67,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+206.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
213 120 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 85.20% 65.93% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 179 107 192
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Croydon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Ticket Management
5 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) IISP
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) ISMS
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Information Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Ticket Management
5 2 (18.18%) BPR
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCA
1 3 (27.27%) CISA
1 3 (27.27%) CISM
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) IISP
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO27005
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) BMC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Qualys
5 1 (9.09%) Tripwire