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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East of England
Rank 141 99 180
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +81
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 101 185 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 2.69% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.14% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82 150 57
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £39,050 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
5070 5898 6107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.26% 85.74% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4834 4867
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 42 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Cambridgeshire -21 24 £52,500 +22.09% 2
Essex +12 17 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Bedfordshire -20 12 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Suffolk +6 6 £30,000 -31.03% 1
East Anglia -3 1 £95,000 +72.72%
Norfolk -19 1 - -
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 76 (37.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (32.34%) CISSP
3 50 (24.88%) ITIL
3 50 (24.88%) CISM
4 47 (23.38%) Management Information System
5 45 (22.39%) Firewall
6 39 (19.40%) Windows
6 39 (19.40%) Degree
7 38 (18.91%) Risk Management
8 35 (17.41%) PCI DSS
9 33 (16.42%) Data Protection
9 33 (16.42%) Security Management
9 33 (16.42%) Linux
10 32 (15.92%) Information Security Management
10 32 (15.92%) Service Delivery
11 28 (13.93%) CISA
12 27 (13.43%) CEH
13 26 (12.94%) COBIT
14 25 (12.44%) GIAC
14 25 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (11.44%) Network Security
16 22 (10.95%) Security Operations
17 21 (10.45%) Finance
17 21 (10.45%) SQL
18 20 (9.95%) Information Assurance
18 20 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (9.45%) Ethical Hacking
19 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
20 18 (8.96%) Legal
20 18 (8.96%) Risk Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.99%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.48%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) Office 365
2 9 (4.48%) SaaS
3 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.39%) Firewall
2 23 (11.44%) Network Security
3 13 (6.47%) DNS
3 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.98%) VPN
5 7 (3.48%) DHCP
6 6 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.99%) HTTP
8 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.49%) SSL
8 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.00%) LAN
9 2 (1.00%) LDAP
9 2 (1.00%) NAS
9 2 (1.00%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) VoIP
9 2 (1.00%) WAN
10 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) Big Data
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (10.45%) Finance
2 18 (8.96%) Legal
3 5 (2.49%) Retail
3 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.00%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (35.32%) Analyst
2 46 (22.89%) Security Analyst
3 28 (13.93%) Security Manager
4 26 (12.94%) Information Analyst
4 26 (12.94%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (9.95%) Security Engineer
6 16 (7.96%) Network Analyst
6 16 (7.96%) Network Security Analyst
7 15 (7.46%) Architect
8 14 (6.97%) Governance Manager
9 13 (6.47%) CISSP Manager
10 12 (5.97%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.47%) IT Manager
11 11 (5.47%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.98%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.98%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.48%) Information Security Specialist
13 9 (4.48%) Lead Architect
13 9 (4.48%) Lead Security Architect
13 9 (4.48%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) HTML
2 6 (2.99%) CGI
2 6 (2.99%) Servlets
3 5 (2.49%) CSS
3 5 (2.49%) HTML5
3 5 (2.49%) XML
4 4 (1.99%) Web Services
5 3 (1.49%) .NET
5 3 (1.49%) J2EE
5 3 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (1.49%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.00%) REST
6 2 (1.00%) RESTful
6 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.96%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.48%) CESG
6 7 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.99%) Handset
8 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.49%) Fintech
10 3 (1.49%) Life Science
10 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (1.00%) NHS
12 1 (0.50%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.40%) Windows
2 33 (16.42%) Linux
3 14 (6.97%) Unix
4 12 (5.97%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.88%) ITIL
2 38 (18.91%) Risk Management
3 33 (16.42%) Data Protection
3 33 (16.42%) Security Management
4 32 (15.92%) Information Security Management
4 32 (15.92%) Service Delivery
5 25 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (10.95%) Security Operations
7 20 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (9.95%) Information Assurance
8 19 (9.45%) Ethical Hacking
9 18 (8.96%) Risk Analysis
10 17 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (8.46%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (7.46%) SIEM
12 14 (6.97%) Regulatory Compliance
12 14 (6.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 13 (6.47%) Change Control
13 13 (6.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.45%) SQL
2 17 (8.46%) Java
3 12 (5.97%) C
4 8 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.99%) C#
5 4 (1.99%) Python
6 2 (1.00%) C++
6 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (32.34%) CISSP
2 50 (24.88%) CISM
3 39 (19.40%) Degree
4 28 (13.93%) CISA
5 27 (13.43%) CEH
6 25 (12.44%) GIAC
7 16 (7.96%) Security Cleared
8 15 (7.46%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.98%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (3.48%) GSEC
11 6 (2.99%) SANS
11 6 (2.99%) SSCP
12 5 (2.49%) CRISC
13 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (1.49%) CSSLP
14 3 (1.49%) MCP
14 3 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
15 2 (1.00%) CLAS
15 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (37.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (17.41%) PCI DSS
3 26 (12.94%) COBIT
4 6 (2.99%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.50%) GDPR
7 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.50%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.99%) Terminal Services
3 6 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Xen
4 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Nessus
1 4 (1.99%) QRadar
2 3 (1.49%) Nmap
3 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.50%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.47%) Oracle
3 10 (4.98%) VMware
4 7 (3.48%) Cisco
5 4 (1.99%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.49%) AlienVault
6 3 (1.49%) Citrix
6 3 (1.49%) Computacenter
6 3 (1.49%) LogLogic
6 3 (1.49%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.49%) Qualys
6 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.00%) BT
7 2 (1.00%) CA
7 2 (1.00%) Dell
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.50%) Remedy
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Sophos
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