The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 125 126 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 155 151 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 1.89% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.36% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 97 100 57
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,900 £33,361
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6194 6404 6040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.89% 80.14% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5144 5262 5074
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Information Security
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the East of England

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the East of England

Information Security
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +21 71 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Cambridgeshire -18 39 £43,064 -5.35% 10
Essex -7 15 £61,000 +22.00% 2
Bedfordshire +11 14 £53,750 +19.44% 6
Suffolk +2 13 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Norfolk -1 2 £34,000 -10.29% 1
East Anglia - 1 £80,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 113 (43.97%) ITIL
2 95 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (35.80%) CISSP
4 89 (34.63%) Management Information System
5 85 (33.07%) Windows
6 74 (28.79%) Firewall
7 72 (28.02%) Degree
8 67 (26.07%) Microsoft
9 62 (24.12%) CISM
10 58 (22.57%) Security Management
11 56 (21.79%) PCI DSS
12 48 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (18.68%) Finance
12 48 (18.68%) VMware
12 48 (18.68%) Linux
13 44 (17.12%) Active Directory
14 40 (15.56%) MS Excel
14 40 (15.56%) TCP/IP
15 39 (15.18%) Information Security Management
15 39 (15.18%) Risk Management
16 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (14.01%) CheckPoint
18 35 (13.62%) DNS
19 34 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
19 34 (13.23%) Incident Management
20 33 (12.84%) CISA
20 33 (12.84%) Cisco
21 31 (12.06%) MS Office
21 31 (12.06%) Office 365
22 30 (11.67%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.61%) IIS
3 11 (4.28%) Lync
4 10 (3.89%) Apache
5 6 (2.33%) JBoss
6 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.78%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.06%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.06%) Office 365
2 19 (7.39%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (7.00%) SaaS
4 17 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (5.06%) PaaS
6 5 (1.95%) IaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 74 (28.79%) Firewall
2 40 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 35 (13.62%) DNS
4 26 (10.12%) VPN
5 25 (9.73%) LAN
5 25 (9.73%) WAN
6 22 (8.56%) DHCP
7 18 (7.00%) Internet
8 16 (6.23%) Wireless
9 13 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (4.67%) SNMP
11 11 (4.28%) SMTP
12 10 (3.89%) Network Security
13 4 (1.56%) Intranet
14 3 (1.17%) SAN
14 3 (1.17%) Multicast
15 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
16 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.39%) MS Access
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.28%) Subversion
2 2 (0.78%) Selenium
2 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.78%) NUnit
3 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.39%) Ant
3 1 (0.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 48 (18.68%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Legal
3 14 (5.45%) Retail
4 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.95%) Games
6 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (25.68%) Analyst
2 43 (16.73%) Security Analyst
3 27 (10.51%) Architect
4 25 (9.73%) IT Security Analyst
4 25 (9.73%) Security Officer
5 24 (9.34%) Security Manager
6 19 (7.39%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.39%) Consultant
7 18 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.00%) Security Architect
8 17 (6.61%) Information Security Officer
9 16 (6.23%) IT Security Engineer
10 15 (5.84%) Security Consultant
10 15 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (5.45%) Information Manager
11 14 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.28%) Information Architect
13 11 (4.28%) Information Security Architect
13 11 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.12%) .NET
2 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.06%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.28%) Classic ASP
4 11 (4.28%) SAML
5 4 (1.56%) WSH
6 3 (1.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) COM
7 1 (0.39%) JSP
7 1 (0.39%) Ajax
7 1 (0.39%) WCF
7 1 (0.39%) RESTful
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 89 (34.63%) Management Information System
2 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (11.28%) Mathematics
4 27 (10.51%) Data Centre
5 24 (9.34%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.00%) Handset
7 12 (4.67%) Cryptography
8 11 (4.28%) Replication
8 11 (4.28%) SecurID
9 10 (3.89%) FMCG
10 9 (3.50%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.95%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.95%) Blog
12 5 (1.95%) PKI
13 4 (1.56%) Statistics
13 4 (1.56%) NHS
13 4 (1.56%) EMV
13 4 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 85 (33.07%) Windows
2 48 (18.68%) Linux
3 21 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.45%) UNIX
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.78%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.97%) ITIL
2 58 (22.57%) Security Management
3 39 (15.18%) Information Security Management
3 39 (15.18%) Risk Management
4 34 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (13.23%) Incident Management
5 29 (11.28%) Change Management
5 29 (11.28%) Security Architecture
6 27 (10.51%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (10.12%) Mentoring
8 24 (9.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (8.56%) Data Protection
11 20 (7.78%) SIEM
11 20 (7.78%) PRINCE2
12 18 (7.00%) Project Management
12 18 (7.00%) Security Patching
13 17 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (6.23%) Service Delivery
14 16 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.67%) SQL
2 28 (10.89%) C
3 24 (9.34%) C#
4 21 (8.17%) Java
5 14 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.67%) Perl
6 12 (4.67%) VBScript
7 8 (3.11%) Python
8 3 (1.17%) VB
8 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (35.80%) CISSP
2 72 (28.02%) Degree
3 62 (24.12%) CISM
4 33 (12.84%) CISA
5 19 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.06%) CCNA
7 13 (5.06%) SSCP
7 13 (5.06%) CRISC
8 9 (3.50%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.50%) CCNP
9 8 (3.11%) MCSE
10 7 (2.72%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.72%) ISACA
11 6 (2.33%) CEH
12 5 (1.95%) CISMP
12 5 (1.95%) PCI QSA
12 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (21.79%) PCI DSS
3 30 (11.67%) COBIT
4 19 (7.39%) QA
5 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.56%) SLA
7 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (17.12%) Active Directory
3 29 (11.28%) vSphere
3 29 (11.28%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.00%) Terminal Services
4 18 (7.00%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (3.11%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) XenServer
8 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) Nessus
2 12 (4.67%) Nagios
3 10 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.56%) SCCM
4 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.68%) VMware
3 36 (14.01%) CheckPoint
4 33 (12.84%) Cisco
5 16 (6.23%) Websense
6 15 (5.84%) HP
7 13 (5.06%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.67%) Sophos
8 12 (4.67%) Tripwire
9 10 (3.89%) McAfee
10 9 (3.50%) SAP
11 8 (3.11%) Oracle
11 8 (3.11%) ProCurve
12 7 (2.72%) Citrix
13 4 (1.56%) Splunk
14 3 (1.17%) WorldPay
14 3 (1.17%) Qualys
15 2 (0.78%) Symantec
15 2 (0.78%) NetApp
16 1 (0.39%) Lotus
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Independent Clinical Services
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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