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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 177 162 204
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 111 100 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.57% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 61
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6605 6381 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.24% 75.68% 73.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5432 5495 5580
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +30 48 £52,500 - 3
Suffolk +22 24 £77,500 - 1
Essex +1 22 £41,750 +28.46% 1
Bedfordshire -8 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridgeshire -38 8 £44,500 -8.24% 1
Norfolk +1 1 £80,000 +203.60%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (34.22%) Firewall
2 55 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 45 (24.06%) Management Information System
5 42 (22.46%) Network Security
6 39 (20.86%) Finance
7 37 (19.79%) CISSP
7 37 (19.79%) SIEM
8 30 (16.04%) CISM
9 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
9 29 (15.51%) VPN
9 29 (15.51%) PCI DSS
10 28 (14.97%) ITIL
10 28 (14.97%) Linux
10 28 (14.97%) CheckPoint
11 27 (14.44%) Service Delivery
12 26 (13.90%) Identity Management
13 25 (13.37%) Security Management
14 24 (12.83%) Cisco
15 23 (12.30%) LAN
15 23 (12.30%) WAN
15 23 (12.30%) Information Security Management
15 23 (12.30%) VMware
16 22 (11.76%) HP
17 21 (11.23%) Windows
17 21 (11.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (11.23%) Degree
18 20 (10.70%) ISMS
18 20 (10.70%) Business Continuity
19 19 (10.16%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (2.14%) Apache
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.07%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Documaker
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) SaaS
1 5 (2.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (34.22%) Firewall
2 42 (22.46%) Network Security
3 29 (15.51%) VPN
4 23 (12.30%) LAN
4 23 (12.30%) WAN
5 16 (8.56%) Wireless
6 10 (5.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (5.35%) VoIP
7 9 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (4.28%) DNS
8 8 (4.28%) SSL
9 4 (2.14%) DHCP
9 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.07%) FWSM
11 2 (1.07%) IKE
11 2 (1.07%) Internet
12 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.53%) OSPF
12 1 (0.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (20.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Retail
3 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.07%) Banking
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (27.81%) Analyst
2 39 (20.86%) Security Analyst
3 32 (17.11%) Architect
4 27 (14.44%) Security Architect
5 14 (7.49%) Information Analyst
6 13 (6.95%) Administrator
6 13 (6.95%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 11 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
8 10 (5.35%) Network Security Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) Network Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) Security Specialist
9 9 (4.81%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Information Security Architect
10 8 (4.28%) Auditor
10 8 (4.28%) Security Officer
10 8 (4.28%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.28%) IT Auditor
10 8 (4.28%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) WSH
3 2 (1.07%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.07%) JRules
3 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.07%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) J2EE
4 1 (0.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.06%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.67%) CESG
3 5 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.14%) RMADS
5 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) CMDB
6 1 (0.53%) Social Network
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.97%) Linux
2 21 (11.23%) Windows
3 16 (8.56%) UNIX
4 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.67%) HPUX
6 2 (1.07%) SELinux
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.07%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 37 (19.79%) SIEM
3 28 (14.97%) ITIL
4 27 (14.44%) Service Delivery
5 26 (13.90%) Identity Management
6 25 (13.37%) Security Management
7 23 (12.30%) Information Security Management
8 21 (11.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (10.70%) ISMS
9 20 (10.70%) Business Continuity
10 19 (10.16%) Incident Management
11 15 (8.02%) Service Management
12 13 (6.95%) Change Management
13 11 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (5.35%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (5.35%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (4.81%) Data Security
15 9 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.67%) SQL
2 4 (2.14%) C
3 3 (1.60%) PHP
3 3 (1.60%) C#
3 3 (1.60%) Java
4 2 (1.07%) Ruby
4 2 (1.07%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) VC++
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (19.79%) CISSP
2 30 (16.04%) CISM
3 21 (11.23%) Degree
4 19 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.56%) CCNA
6 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
7 14 (7.49%) CISA
8 11 (5.88%) SSCP
9 6 (3.21%) CRISC
9 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.67%) GPEN
11 4 (2.14%) OSCP
11 4 (2.14%) OSCE
11 4 (2.14%) CCSA
11 4 (2.14%) GIAC
12 3 (1.60%) CEH
12 3 (1.60%) GWAPT
12 3 (1.60%) CGEIT
13 2 (1.07%) CSSLP
13 2 (1.07%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (15.51%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.56%) ISO 9001
4 14 (7.49%) COBIT
5 8 (4.28%) ISO 14001
6 5 (2.67%) SLA
7 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.53%) GxP
8 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.14%) Nmap
4 3 (1.60%) XenApp
4 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.07%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.67%) Nessus
2 5 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.07%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.97%) CheckPoint
3 24 (12.83%) Cisco
4 23 (12.30%) VMware
5 22 (11.76%) HP
6 13 (6.95%) F5
7 12 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.88%) McAfee
9 9 (4.81%) Citrix
10 8 (4.28%) TippingPoint
11 7 (3.74%) ProCurve
12 5 (2.67%) Qualys
12 5 (2.67%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.14%) Fujitsu
14 3 (1.60%) Symantec
14 3 (1.60%) Oracle
14 3 (1.60%) Juniper
14 3 (1.60%) Sourcefire
14 3 (1.60%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.07%) ArcSight
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