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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 121 135 139
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 155 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.98% 2.04% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.41% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 97 100
Median salary £47,250 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
5546 6427 6602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.21% 84.77% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5333 5429
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 58 £55,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire 0 25 £45,000 +4.49% 6
Bedfordshire +17 13 £56,250 +4.65% 6
Suffolk +3 12 £32,500 -29.72%
Norfolk +3 11 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Essex -2 10 £52,500 -13.93%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 120 (42.11%) CISSP
2 105 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (31.58%) CISM
4 86 (30.18%) Management Information System
5 85 (29.82%) ITIL
6 79 (27.72%) Risk Management
7 61 (21.40%) Degree
8 55 (19.30%) Data Protection
9 53 (18.60%) Firewall
9 53 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 49 (17.19%) Security Operations
11 46 (16.14%) Finance
11 46 (16.14%) Incident Management
11 46 (16.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 46 (16.14%) CRISC
11 46 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (15.79%) PCI DSS
13 44 (15.44%) Windows
14 43 (15.09%) Linux
15 42 (14.74%) CEH
15 42 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (14.04%) SIEM
17 38 (13.33%) E-Commerce
18 36 (12.63%) Security Cleared
19 35 (12.28%) SC Cleared
20 34 (11.93%) CISA
21 33 (11.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 33 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
21 33 (11.58%) Network Security
21 33 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement

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 12 (4.21%) IBM Notes
2 9 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.61%) MS Office
3 8 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.75%) MS Project
5 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) SaaS
2 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.40%) PaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.60%) Firewall
2 33 (11.58%) Network Security
3 14 (4.91%) VPN
3 14 (4.91%) Wireshark
4 7 (2.46%) DNS
5 6 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.11%) WAN
6 5 (1.75%) RTP
7 4 (1.40%) DHCP
7 4 (1.40%) MPLS
8 3 (1.05%) Internet
8 3 (1.05%) LAN
8 3 (1.05%) LDAP
8 3 (1.05%) NetScreen
8 3 (1.05%) SSL
8 3 (1.05%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.05%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.70%) AppScan
3 2 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (16.14%) Finance
2 21 (7.37%) Retail
3 15 (5.26%) Legal
4 14 (4.91%) Local Government
5 10 (3.51%) Military
6 9 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.40%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (28.07%) Analyst
2 48 (16.84%) Security Analyst
3 30 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
4 25 (8.77%) Security Manager
5 24 (8.42%) Architect
6 21 (7.37%) Security Architect
6 21 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
7 20 (7.02%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (7.02%) Senior Security Analyst
8 19 (6.67%) Information Manager
9 15 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
10 14 (4.91%) DBA
10 14 (4.91%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (4.91%) Security Operations Analyst
11 13 (4.56%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) Consultant
13 11 (3.86%) Junior
13 11 (3.86%) Security Officer
13 11 (3.86%) Security Tester
13 11 (3.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.32%) .NET
2 17 (5.96%) J2EE
3 6 (2.11%) Middleware
4 4 (1.40%) Web Services
5 3 (1.05%) REST
5 3 (1.05%) RESTful
5 3 (1.05%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.05%) SOAP
6 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.35%) Ajax
7 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.35%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) CSS3
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) HTML5
7 1 (0.35%) jQuery
7 1 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (30.18%) Management Information System
2 42 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.82%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.67%) CESG
5 17 (5.96%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (5.61%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (5.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (3.51%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.16%) PKI
8 9 (3.16%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.81%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (2.11%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.75%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.05%) FMCG
12 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.44%) Windows
2 43 (15.09%) Linux
3 23 (8.07%) Unix
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.70%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.82%) ITIL
2 79 (27.72%) Risk Management
3 55 (19.30%) Data Protection
4 49 (17.19%) Security Operations
5 46 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (16.14%) Incident Management
6 40 (14.04%) SIEM
7 38 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 33 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (11.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 31 (10.88%) Security Architecture
9 31 (10.88%) Service Delivery
10 28 (9.82%) Security Management
11 27 (9.47%) Internal Audit
12 26 (9.12%) Identity Access Management
13 25 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
13 25 (8.77%) Service Management
14 24 (8.42%) Identity Management
14 24 (8.42%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.53%) C
2 25 (8.77%) Java
3 20 (7.02%) Python
4 17 (5.96%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.61%) C#
6 14 (4.91%) SQL
6 14 (4.91%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.11%) VB
8 5 (1.75%) C++
9 4 (1.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 120 (42.11%) CISSP
2 90 (31.58%) CISM
3 61 (21.40%) Degree
4 46 (16.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 46 (16.14%) CRISC
5 42 (14.74%) CEH
6 36 (12.63%) Security Cleared
7 35 (12.28%) SC Cleared
8 34 (11.93%) CISA
9 31 (10.88%) SANS
10 22 (7.72%) CLAS
11 20 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (7.02%) GIAC
12 17 (5.96%) CCNP
12 17 (5.96%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (5.96%) MCP
12 17 (5.96%) Security+ Certification
13 15 (5.26%) CCNA
13 15 (5.26%) MCSE
13 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 25 (8.77%) COBIT
4 14 (4.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.56%) ISO 9001
6 12 (4.21%) Val IT
7 10 (3.51%) ISO27002
8 9 (3.16%) Solvency II
9 5 (1.75%) ISO22301
9 5 (1.75%) QA
9 5 (1.75%) SLA
10 4 (1.40%) RMADS
11 3 (1.05%) GPG13
11 3 (1.05%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.70%) BS7799
12 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 30 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.40%) Xen
3 3 (1.05%) Snort
3 3 (1.05%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (7.72%) Nessus
2 18 (6.32%) QRadar
3 14 (4.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.05%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.05%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.70%) Nmap
7 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 53 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.72%) Oracle
3 20 (7.02%) IBM
3 20 (7.02%) LogRhythm
4 18 (6.32%) ArcSight
4 18 (6.32%) Symantec
5 17 (5.96%) AlienVault
5 17 (5.96%) HP
5 17 (5.96%) LogLogic
5 17 (5.96%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.96%) Splunk
6 16 (5.61%) Cisco
7 14 (4.91%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.21%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.21%) Lotus
9 6 (2.11%) Intel Security
10 5 (1.75%) Computacenter
10 5 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.75%) SAP
11 4 (1.40%) FireEye
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
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