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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 147 158 177
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 126 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 1.54% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.95% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79 86 66
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5989 6618 6296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.74% 78.94% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4927 5407 5401
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +6 48 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 30 £43,627 -3.05% 6
Suffolk -2 21 £49,000 -2.00% 2
Bedfordshire +26 14 £56,250 +100.89%
Essex +5 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Norfolk - 1 £28,000 - 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 94 (41.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (39.04%) CISSP
3 76 (33.33%) ITIL
3 76 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 71 (31.14%) Degree
5 67 (29.39%) Windows
6 65 (28.51%) Finance
7 60 (26.32%) Firewall
8 58 (25.44%) CISM
9 54 (23.68%) PCI DSS
10 52 (22.81%) Security Management
11 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
12 38 (16.67%) CISA
12 38 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 38 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 36 (15.79%) Information Security Management
14 32 (14.04%) MS Excel
15 31 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
17 29 (12.72%) Linux
17 29 (12.72%) Data Protection
18 26 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (11.40%) MS Office
18 26 (11.40%) LAN
18 26 (11.40%) WAN
18 26 (11.40%) VMware
19 24 (10.53%) C#
20 23 (10.09%) Mathematics
20 23 (10.09%) Computer Science
21 22 (9.65%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.39%) IIS
3 9 (3.95%) Apache
4 7 (3.07%) Lync
5 5 (2.19%) JBoss
6 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.88%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.46%) Office 365
2 13 (5.70%) SaaS
3 10 (4.39%) PaaS
4 9 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (26.32%) Firewall
2 26 (11.40%) LAN
2 26 (11.40%) WAN
3 20 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.77%) DNS
4 16 (7.02%) Wireless
5 15 (6.58%) VPN
6 14 (6.14%) Internet
7 11 (4.82%) DHCP
8 10 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (3.51%) SNMP
9 8 (3.51%) Network Security
10 7 (3.07%) SMTP
11 4 (1.75%) SCCP
11 4 (1.75%) Intranet
12 3 (1.32%) SAN
13 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.44%) PABX
14 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) MS Access
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Subversion
2 4 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.88%) NUnit
3 2 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 65 (28.51%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Legal
3 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (23.68%) Analyst
2 42 (18.42%) Security Analyst
3 29 (12.72%) Architect
4 24 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 23 (10.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 22 (9.65%) Security Manager
7 20 (8.77%) Information Security Officer
8 17 (7.46%) Consultant
9 16 (7.02%) Information Analyst
10 15 (6.58%) Security Architect
10 15 (6.58%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (5.70%) Security Consultant
11 13 (5.70%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (5.70%) Information Manager
12 12 (5.26%) Information Architect
12 12 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
13 11 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (4.39%) Security Engineer
15 9 (3.95%) IT Security Engineer
15 9 (3.95%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.65%) .NET
2 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.95%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.07%) SAML
4 7 (3.07%) Classic ASP
5 4 (1.75%) WSH
6 3 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.44%) Ajax
7 1 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.44%) JSP
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 31 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.09%) Mathematics
3 23 (10.09%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.77%) Cryptography
5 13 (5.70%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (4.39%) FMCG
7 8 (3.51%) EMV
7 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.07%) SecurID
8 7 (3.07%) Replication
8 7 (3.07%) Handset
9 5 (2.19%) Blog
9 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.19%) PKI
10 4 (1.75%) NHS
10 4 (1.75%) Statistics
10 4 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.32%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.39%) Windows
2 29 (12.72%) Linux
3 18 (7.89%) UNIX
4 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) ITIL
2 52 (22.81%) Security Management
3 38 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 36 (15.79%) Information Security Management
5 30 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (12.72%) Data Protection
7 22 (9.65%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (9.21%) Incident Management
8 21 (9.21%) Change Management
9 17 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.02%) SIEM
11 15 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (6.58%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.14%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (6.14%) Project Management
12 14 (6.14%) Product Management
13 13 (5.70%) Security Architecture
13 13 (5.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.53%) C#
2 22 (9.65%) Java
3 21 (9.21%) C
3 21 (9.21%) SQL
4 11 (4.82%) Python
5 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.51%) Perl
6 8 (3.51%) VBScript
7 6 (2.63%) C++
8 3 (1.32%) VB
8 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (39.04%) CISSP
2 71 (31.14%) Degree
3 58 (25.44%) CISM
4 38 (16.67%) CISA
5 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.14%) SSCP
7 12 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.82%) CCNA
9 7 (3.07%) CRISC
9 7 (3.07%) MCSA
10 6 (2.63%) CISMP
10 6 (2.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.75%) Postgraduate
11 4 (1.75%) MCP
11 4 (1.75%) HND
11 4 (1.75%) CCNP
11 4 (1.75%) ISEB
11 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.75%) ISACA
12 3 (1.32%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (41.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (23.68%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.89%) COBIT
4 12 (5.26%) QA
5 6 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.75%) ISO 9000
6 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (5.26%) vSphere
4 7 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (3.07%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.19%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.32%) XenApp
7 2 (0.88%) Firmware
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.44%) UAG
8 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Nessus
2 6 (2.63%) Nagios
3 5 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.75%) SCCM
5 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.40%) VMware
3 21 (9.21%) CheckPoint
4 18 (7.89%) Cisco
5 11 (4.82%) HP
6 10 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.39%) Websense
7 9 (3.95%) SAP
8 8 (3.51%) Oracle
8 8 (3.51%) ProCurve
9 7 (3.07%) Tripwire
9 7 (3.07%) Citrix
10 6 (2.63%) Sophos
11 5 (2.19%) McAfee
12 4 (1.75%) NetApp
12 4 (1.75%) Splunk
13 3 (1.32%) Qualys
13 3 (1.32%) WorldPay
14 2 (0.88%) IBM
14 2 (0.88%) Symantec
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