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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 125 145 158
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 135 100 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 1.38% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.80% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 80 68 111
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,860 £33,553 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.18%
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
6017 5571 6690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.40% 76.87% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4698 5637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 56 £50,000 -15.25% 5
Hertfordshire +5 35 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Essex +5 18 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Bedfordshire +1 12 £50,000 - 2
Norfolk +17 9 £37,900 +61.27%
Suffolk +10 5 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 77 (29.28%) Management Information System
1 77 (29.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (27.76%) Finance
3 64 (24.33%) Degree
4 56 (21.29%) Microsoft
5 54 (20.53%) Risk Management
6 46 (17.49%) Firewall
7 42 (15.97%) Windows
8 41 (15.59%) CISSP
8 41 (15.59%) Computer Science
9 39 (14.83%) ITIL
10 37 (14.07%) Security Cleared
11 36 (13.69%) C#
12 35 (13.31%) Mathematics
13 33 (12.55%) CISM
14 32 (12.17%) Software Engineering
15 31 (11.79%) Cisco
16 30 (11.41%) Java
16 30 (11.41%) Linux
16 30 (11.41%) Incident Management
16 30 (11.41%) Retail
17 29 (11.03%) C
18 28 (10.65%) C++
18 28 (10.65%) MS Excel
18 28 (10.65%) PCI DSS
19 27 (10.27%) Network Security
19 27 (10.27%) SIEM
19 27 (10.27%) VMware
19 27 (10.27%) Cryptography
20 26 (9.89%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.56%) Lync
2 8 (3.04%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.28%) CloudStack
4 5 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.66%) MS Office
3 5 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.76%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.08%) PaaS
2 12 (4.56%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.49%) Firewall
2 27 (10.27%) Network Security
3 21 (7.98%) VPN
3 21 (7.98%) WAN
4 19 (7.22%) LAN
5 17 (6.46%) Internet
6 13 (4.94%) DNS
7 11 (4.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.04%) DHCP
8 8 (3.04%) SSL
9 7 (2.66%) LDAP
10 6 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.76%) SAN
12 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.38%) VLAN
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.38%) MPLS
13 1 (0.38%) DVB
13 1 (0.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.66%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) QADirector
General
1 73 (27.76%) Finance
2 30 (11.41%) Retail
3 12 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.80%) Legal
5 9 (3.42%) Military
5 9 (3.42%) Electronics
5 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.04%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (33.08%) Analyst
2 68 (25.86%) Security Analyst
3 40 (15.21%) Information Analyst
4 39 (14.83%) Information Security Analyst
5 37 (14.07%) Architect
6 23 (8.75%) Security Manager
7 22 (8.37%) Consultant
8 17 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.46%) Security Specialist
9 16 (6.08%) IT Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Security Officer
11 13 (4.94%) IT Security Analyst
11 13 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (4.94%) Information Manager
11 13 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.56%) Developer
13 11 (4.18%) Security Consultant
13 11 (4.18%) IT Security Specialist
14 10 (3.80%) Information Security Officer
14 10 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.08%) .NET
2 6 (2.28%) J2EE
2 6 (2.28%) Web Services
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) WSH
5 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 77 (29.28%) Management Information System
2 41 (15.59%) Computer Science
3 35 (13.31%) Mathematics
4 27 (10.27%) Cryptography
5 22 (8.37%) PKI
6 16 (6.08%) Visualisation
6 16 (6.08%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.04%) CESG
8 6 (2.28%) Firmware
9 5 (1.90%) Handset
9 5 (1.90%) Open Source
10 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.52%) RMADS
10 4 (1.52%) Life Science
11 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.76%) EMV
11 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.38%) W3C
12 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.97%) Windows
2 30 (11.41%) Linux
3 21 (7.98%) UNIX
4 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.66%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.90%) Solaris
6 5 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.90%) VMS
6 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) SELinux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.53%) Risk Management
2 39 (14.83%) ITIL
3 32 (12.17%) Software Engineering
4 30 (11.41%) Incident Management
5 27 (10.27%) SIEM
6 23 (8.75%) Data Protection
6 23 (8.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 22 (8.37%) Data Security
8 21 (7.98%) Security Management
8 21 (7.98%) Project Management
9 20 (7.60%) Information Security Management
10 19 (7.22%) Change Management
11 18 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (6.46%) Identity Management
13 15 (5.70%) Business Continuity
14 14 (5.32%) Quality Management
14 14 (5.32%) E-Commerce
15 13 (4.94%) Security Architecture
16 12 (4.56%) Validation
17 11 (4.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.69%) C#
2 30 (11.41%) Java
3 29 (11.03%) C
4 28 (10.65%) C++
5 20 (7.60%) Python
6 6 (2.28%) VB
6 6 (2.28%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.14%) SQL
8 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) VC++
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (24.33%) Degree
2 41 (15.59%) CISSP
3 37 (14.07%) Security Cleared
4 33 (12.55%) CISM
5 23 (8.75%) CISA
5 23 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.84%) CCNA
7 17 (6.46%) CRISC
8 16 (6.08%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.56%) CGEIT
10 6 (2.28%) Postgraduate
11 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.52%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.14%) CEH
13 3 (1.14%) CCIE
13 3 (1.14%) CCNP
14 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.76%) CCSA
14 2 (0.76%) CSSLP
14 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (29.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (10.65%) PCI DSS
3 22 (8.37%) ISO 9001
4 15 (5.70%) COBIT
5 12 (4.56%) ISO 9000
6 5 (1.90%) ISO 14001
7 4 (1.52%) GCP
7 4 (1.52%) GMP
7 4 (1.52%) GLP
8 3 (1.14%) SLA
8 3 (1.14%) QA
9 1 (0.38%) WAI
9 1 (0.38%) TickIT
9 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.90%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.52%) WSUS
3 3 (1.14%) Puppet
4 2 (0.76%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.79%) Cisco
3 27 (10.27%) VMware
4 26 (9.89%) CheckPoint
5 20 (7.60%) HP
6 16 (6.08%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.56%) ProCurve
8 8 (3.04%) F5
8 8 (3.04%) Oracle
8 8 (3.04%) SAP
9 6 (2.28%) Citrix
9 6 (2.28%) TippingPoint
9 6 (2.28%) McAfee
10 5 (1.90%) CA
11 4 (1.52%) Fujitsu
11 4 (1.52%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.76%) Splunk
12 2 (0.76%) Progress
13 1 (0.38%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.38%) Sourcefire
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