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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 162 173 175
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 102 111 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.29% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.65% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 76 81 68
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
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
6035 6735 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.79% 78.20% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5534 5660
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire +34 29 £43,900 -1.34% 5
Hertfordshire -28 24 £52,500 - 11
Suffolk +2 16 £49,000 -36.77%
Essex -2 16 £55,000 +31.73%
Bedfordshire +31 14 £55,000 - 1
Norfolk +4 2 £30,250 -62.18%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (34.90%) CISSP
3 63 (32.81%) Degree
4 61 (31.77%) Management Information System
5 51 (26.56%) Finance
6 50 (26.04%) ITIL
7 44 (22.92%) PCI DSS
8 41 (21.35%) CISM
9 39 (20.31%) CISA
10 37 (19.27%) Windows
11 36 (18.75%) Data Protection
12 34 (17.71%) Firewall
13 33 (17.19%) Security Management
13 33 (17.19%) Cryptography
14 31 (16.15%) Risk Management
15 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
16 29 (15.10%) Computer Science
17 27 (14.06%) Mathematics
17 27 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
17 27 (14.06%) Active Directory
18 26 (13.54%) C#
19 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
19 25 (13.02%) Information Security Management
20 23 (11.98%) C
21 20 (10.42%) Python
22 18 (9.38%) Incident Management
23 17 (8.85%) LAN
23 17 (8.85%) WAN
23 17 (8.85%) MS Office
23 17 (8.85%) Embedded Systems

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.60%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.04%) Apache
4 2 (1.04%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.52%) Lync
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Office
2 16 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (3.13%) Office 365
2 5 (2.60%) IaaS
2 5 (2.60%) PaaS
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.71%) Firewall
2 17 (8.85%) LAN
2 17 (8.85%) WAN
3 10 (5.21%) Wireless
3 10 (5.21%) Network Security
4 8 (4.17%) VPN
5 7 (3.65%) DNS
5 7 (3.65%) Internet
6 6 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.60%) DHCP
8 4 (2.08%) SCCP
8 4 (2.08%) SAN
8 4 (2.08%) Intranet
8 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.04%) SNMP
10 1 (0.52%) LDAP
10 1 (0.52%) HTTP
10 1 (0.52%) SMTP
10 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) Big Data
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
2 1 (0.52%) NUnit
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 51 (26.56%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Legal
3 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (25.00%) Analyst
2 43 (22.40%) Security Analyst
3 30 (15.63%) Security Officer
4 27 (14.06%) Information Security Officer
5 21 (10.94%) Information Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) IT Security Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) Architect
7 17 (8.85%) Security Manager
8 14 (7.29%) Test Engineer
9 12 (6.25%) Consultant
9 12 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
9 12 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Information Manager
10 10 (5.21%) Information Security Manager
11 9 (4.69%) Administrator
12 8 (4.17%) Security Consultant
13 7 (3.65%) IT Administrator
13 7 (3.65%) Security Administrator
13 7 (3.65%) IT Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) .NET
2 4 (2.08%) Web Services
2 4 (2.08%) WSH
3 3 (1.56%) J2EE
3 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.52%) JSP
5 1 (0.52%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.52%) SAML
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.77%) Management Information System
2 33 (17.19%) Cryptography
3 29 (15.10%) Computer Science
4 27 (14.06%) Mathematics
5 17 (8.85%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.21%) EMV
8 5 (2.60%) PKI
8 5 (2.60%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.08%) Statistics
9 4 (2.08%) NHS
10 3 (1.56%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.04%) FMCG
11 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.04%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.52%) Blog
12 1 (0.52%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.27%) Windows
2 15 (7.81%) Linux
3 10 (5.21%) UNIX
4 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.04%) ITIL
2 36 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 33 (17.19%) Security Management
4 31 (16.15%) Risk Management
5 27 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.02%) Information Security Management
7 18 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 14 (7.29%) Product Management
8 14 (7.29%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.25%) Project Management
10 11 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (5.73%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.21%) Business Continuity
11 10 (5.21%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (5.21%) IT Governance
12 9 (4.69%) Requirements Management
12 9 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (4.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.54%) C#
2 23 (11.98%) C
3 20 (10.42%) Python
4 12 (6.25%) Java
5 9 (4.69%) SQL
6 8 (4.17%) C++
7 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.56%) VB
8 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.04%) VBScript
9 2 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (34.90%) CISSP
2 63 (32.81%) Degree
3 41 (21.35%) CISM
4 39 (20.31%) CISA
5 11 (5.73%) SSCP
6 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.65%) CRISC
7 7 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.65%) MCSA
8 6 (3.13%) CCNA
8 6 (3.13%) Postgraduate
8 6 (3.13%) CISMP
9 4 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.08%) MCP
9 4 (2.08%) HND
9 4 (2.08%) ISEB
10 3 (1.56%) GIAC
10 3 (1.56%) GCIA
10 3 (1.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (22.92%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.73%) COBIT
4 6 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.08%) ISO 9000
5 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.04%) QA
7 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) XenApp
4 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.04%) Firmware
4 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.08%) SCCM
2 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.04%) Nessus
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.73%) Cisco
3 10 (5.21%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.21%) VMware
4 7 (3.65%) Citrix
5 6 (3.13%) HP
6 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.60%) ProCurve
7 4 (2.08%) Tripwire
7 4 (2.08%) NetApp
7 4 (2.08%) Oracle
8 3 (1.56%) Websense
8 3 (1.56%) McAfee
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) IBM
9 2 (1.04%) Qualys
9 2 (1.04%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
10 1 (0.52%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.52%) Brocade
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Camelot
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago