The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 139 165 169
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 139 90 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.53% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 95 58 89
Average salary £49,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £33,361 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6236 5868 6245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.14% 75.97% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 4923 5300
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 61 £45,500 +18.18% 2
Hertfordshire +14 41 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Essex -8 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Suffolk +14 11 £50,000 - 2
Norfolk +22 6 £37,900 +22.25% 2
Bedfordshire -3 4 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 87 (34.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (31.87%) Management Information System
3 69 (27.49%) Finance
4 60 (23.90%) Firewall
5 58 (23.11%) Risk Management
6 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
7 44 (17.53%) Degree
8 39 (15.54%) CISSP
9 36 (14.34%) Network Security
10 35 (13.94%) ITIL
11 33 (13.15%) Cisco
12 32 (12.75%) CheckPoint
12 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared
13 30 (11.95%) Computer Science
13 30 (11.95%) Windows
14 29 (11.55%) CISM
14 29 (11.55%) Security Management
14 29 (11.55%) Incident Management
14 29 (11.55%) SIEM
15 28 (11.16%) Information Security Management
15 28 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (11.16%) ISO 9001
16 27 (10.76%) WAN
17 26 (10.36%) Linux
17 26 (10.36%) MS Excel
17 26 (10.36%) VMware
17 26 (10.36%) PCI DSS
18 25 (9.96%) Retail
18 25 (9.96%) LAN
18 25 (9.96%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (4.78%) Lync
2 5 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.59%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 26 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.99%) MS Project
3 4 (1.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.80%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.37%) PaaS
2 12 (4.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.90%) Firewall
2 36 (14.34%) Network Security
3 27 (10.76%) WAN
4 25 (9.96%) LAN
4 25 (9.96%) VPN
5 11 (4.38%) Internet
6 10 (3.98%) SSL
7 8 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.79%) LDAP
9 6 (2.39%) DNS
10 5 (1.99%) Wireless
11 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.20%) DHCP
12 3 (1.20%) VoIP
13 2 (0.80%) IKE
14 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.40%) ATM
14 1 (0.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.79%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.40%) QADirector
General
1 69 (27.49%) Finance
2 25 (9.96%) Retail
3 14 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.59%) Legal
5 8 (3.19%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.99%) Electronics
7 5 (1.99%) Military
8 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.20%) Games
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (33.07%) Analyst
2 69 (27.49%) Security Analyst
3 38 (15.14%) Information Analyst
4 37 (14.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 37 (14.74%) Architect
5 20 (7.97%) Consultant
6 18 (7.17%) Security Manager
7 17 (6.77%) Security Specialist
8 16 (6.37%) IT Architect
9 13 (5.18%) IT Security Analyst
9 13 (5.18%) Security Architect
10 12 (4.78%) Developer
10 12 (4.78%) Security Officer
11 11 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) Network Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) Security Engineer
12 10 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.98%) IT Security Specialist
12 10 (3.98%) Network Security Analyst
13 9 (3.59%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.58%) .NET
2 7 (2.79%) J2EE
3 3 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) WSH
4 1 (0.40%) JSF
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (31.87%) Management Information System
2 30 (11.95%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.17%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.77%) Cryptography
5 16 (6.37%) PKI
5 16 (6.37%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.19%) CESG
8 6 (2.39%) Open Source
9 4 (1.59%) RMADS
9 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.59%) Firmware
9 4 (1.59%) Life Science
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Statistics
10 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.95%) Windows
2 26 (10.36%) Linux
3 13 (5.18%) UNIX
4 5 (1.99%) Solaris
4 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.80%) SELinux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.11%) Risk Management
2 35 (13.94%) ITIL
3 29 (11.55%) Security Management
3 29 (11.55%) Incident Management
3 29 (11.55%) SIEM
4 28 (11.16%) Information Security Management
5 24 (9.56%) Identity Management
6 22 (8.76%) Data Security
7 20 (7.97%) Change Management
7 20 (7.97%) Project Management
7 20 (7.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (7.57%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.57%) Quality Management
9 18 (7.17%) Business Continuity
10 17 (6.77%) ISMS
11 14 (5.58%) Data Protection
11 14 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.18%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (4.78%) Validation
13 12 (4.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.56%) C#
2 22 (8.76%) Java
3 17 (6.77%) C++
4 15 (5.98%) C
5 9 (3.59%) Python
6 6 (2.39%) VB
6 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.80%) SQL
7 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) VC++
8 1 (0.40%) Ruby
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (17.53%) Degree
2 39 (15.54%) CISSP
3 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared
4 29 (11.55%) CISM
5 28 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (9.16%) CCNA
7 21 (8.37%) CISA
8 14 (5.58%) CRISC
9 13 (5.18%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.59%) CGEIT
11 6 (2.39%) Postgraduate
12 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.99%) CCSA
12 5 (1.99%) GPEN
13 4 (1.59%) CSSLP
13 4 (1.59%) CEH
14 3 (1.20%) GWAPT
14 3 (1.20%) CCIE
14 3 (1.20%) CCNP
15 2 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (34.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (11.16%) ISO 9001
3 26 (10.36%) PCI DSS
4 17 (6.77%) COBIT
5 9 (3.59%) ISO 14001
6 8 (3.19%) ISO 9000
7 4 (1.59%) SLA
7 4 (1.59%) GCP
7 4 (1.59%) GMP
7 4 (1.59%) GLP
8 3 (1.20%) QA
9 1 (0.40%) WAI
9 1 (0.40%) GxP
9 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.40%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) Nmap
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.59%) Nessus
3 2 (0.80%) WebInspect
3 2 (0.80%) WSUS
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.15%) Cisco
3 32 (12.75%) CheckPoint
4 26 (10.36%) VMware
5 24 (9.56%) HP
6 16 (6.37%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.78%) ProCurve
8 10 (3.98%) F5
9 9 (3.59%) Oracle
9 9 (3.59%) McAfee
10 8 (3.19%) TippingPoint
10 8 (3.19%) SAP
10 8 (3.19%) Citrix
11 5 (1.99%) CA
12 4 (1.59%) Fujitsu
13 2 (0.80%) Progress
13 2 (0.80%) Splunk
13 2 (0.80%) LogRhythm
14 1 (0.40%) Websense
14 1 (0.40%) Blue Coat
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago