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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 122 150 158
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 133 141 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.84% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.19% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 85 89
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
5683 6448 6913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.90% 84.34% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4806 5329 5707
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,540 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +19 61 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Bedfordshire +21 22 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 17 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Essex +11 13 £52,500 -13.93%
Norfolk +19 11 £31,500 +12.50%
Suffolk -2 9 £32,500 -33.67% 3
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 115 (38.85%) CISSP
2 110 (37.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (30.41%) ITIL
4 89 (30.07%) CISM
4 89 (30.07%) Risk Management
5 88 (29.73%) Management Information System
6 60 (20.27%) Degree
7 57 (19.26%) Firewall
8 56 (18.92%) Data Protection
9 54 (18.24%) Windows
10 53 (17.91%) Finance
11 50 (16.89%) Linux
12 49 (16.55%) PCI DSS
13 47 (15.88%) Microsoft
14 45 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
15 44 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (14.86%) Incident Management
16 43 (14.53%) Security Operations
17 41 (13.85%) CRISC
18 40 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
18 40 (13.51%) Service Delivery
19 39 (13.18%) CISA
20 38 (12.84%) E-Commerce
20 38 (12.84%) CEH
20 38 (12.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 36 (12.16%) Computer Science
22 35 (11.82%) Network Security
22 35 (11.82%) Identity Access Management
23 34 (11.49%) Security Cleared
24 33 (11.15%) C

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 (4.05%) IBM Notes
2 8 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) JBoss
3 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.09%) MS Office
2 17 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.70%) SaaS
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.35%) PaaS
4 3 (1.01%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.26%) Firewall
2 35 (11.82%) Network Security
3 15 (5.07%) Wireshark
4 12 (4.05%) VPN
5 9 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.36%) LDAP
6 7 (2.36%) WAN
7 6 (2.03%) DNS
8 5 (1.69%) RTP
9 4 (1.35%) DHCP
9 4 (1.35%) Internet
9 4 (1.35%) LAN
9 4 (1.35%) MPLS
10 3 (1.01%) BGP
10 3 (1.01%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.01%) ISDN
10 3 (1.01%) Megaco
10 3 (1.01%) MGCP
10 3 (1.01%) OSPF
10 3 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Metasploit
1 5 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.68%) AppScan
General
1 53 (17.91%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Legal
3 16 (5.41%) Retail
4 14 (4.73%) Local Government
5 13 (4.39%) Military
6 12 (4.05%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.69%) Electronics
7 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.35%) Law
9 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.01%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (21.96%) Analyst
2 40 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 31 (10.47%) Architect
4 27 (9.12%) SOC Analyst
5 23 (7.77%) Consultant
5 23 (7.77%) Security Architect
5 23 (7.77%) Security Manager
6 18 (6.08%) Information Security Manager
6 18 (6.08%) Security Consultant
7 16 (5.41%) Compliance Manager
7 16 (5.41%) Information Manager
8 15 (5.07%) Operations Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Security Engineer
8 15 (5.07%) Security Operations Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.73%) Senior Security Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) DBA
10 13 (4.39%) Tester
11 11 (3.72%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.72%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.14%) .NET
2 25 (8.45%) J2EE
3 8 (2.70%) Web Services
4 7 (2.36%) Middleware
4 7 (2.36%) REST
4 7 (2.36%) RESTful
4 7 (2.36%) SailPoint
4 7 (2.36%) SOAP
5 3 (1.01%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.34%) Ajax
6 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) CSS3
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.34%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 44 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.09%) CESG
5 17 (5.74%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (5.07%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (4.39%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.70%) PKI
9 8 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.03%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (1.69%) Cryptography
13 3 (1.01%) FMCG
13 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.24%) Windows
2 50 (16.89%) Linux
3 28 (9.46%) Unix
4 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.68%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (30.41%) ITIL
2 89 (30.07%) Risk Management
3 56 (18.92%) Data Protection
4 45 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (14.86%) Incident Management
6 43 (14.53%) Security Operations
7 40 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 38 (12.84%) E-Commerce
8 38 (12.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 35 (11.82%) Identity Access Management
10 31 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (10.47%) Identity Management
10 31 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
10 31 (10.47%) SIEM
11 28 (9.46%) Internal Audit
11 28 (9.46%) Security Architecture
12 26 (8.78%) Security Management
13 24 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (7.43%) Business Continuity
14 22 (7.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.15%) C
2 32 (10.81%) Java
3 22 (7.43%) Python
4 21 (7.09%) Shell Script
5 20 (6.76%) C#
6 18 (6.08%) SQL
6 18 (6.08%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.38%) C++
8 6 (2.03%) VB
9 5 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (38.85%) CISSP
2 89 (30.07%) CISM
3 60 (20.27%) Degree
4 41 (13.85%) CRISC
5 40 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
6 39 (13.18%) CISA
7 38 (12.84%) CEH
8 34 (11.49%) Security Cleared
9 32 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 29 (9.80%) SANS
11 22 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (6.76%) CLAS
12 20 (6.76%) GIAC
13 18 (6.08%) CCNP
14 16 (5.41%) CCNA
14 16 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (5.41%) MCSE
14 16 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (5.41%) Security+ Certification
15 14 (4.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (37.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (16.55%) PCI DSS
3 22 (7.43%) COBIT
4 14 (4.73%) ISO27002
4 14 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.39%) ISO 9001
6 11 (3.72%) Val IT
7 8 (2.70%) Solvency II
8 7 (2.36%) QA
8 7 (2.36%) SLA
9 4 (1.35%) ISO22301
9 4 (1.35%) RMADS
10 3 (1.01%) GPG13
10 3 (1.01%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.01%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.68%) BS7799
11 2 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 30 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.03%) Xen
3 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.01%) Snort
4 3 (1.01%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (7.77%) Nessus
2 18 (6.08%) QRadar
3 15 (5.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.01%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.68%) Nmap
8 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 47 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.77%) IBM
3 19 (6.42%) Symantec
4 18 (6.08%) ArcSight
4 18 (6.08%) Cisco
4 18 (6.08%) Oracle
4 18 (6.08%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.74%) LogRhythm
6 16 (5.41%) HP
6 16 (5.41%) Splunk
7 15 (5.07%) SolarWinds
8 14 (4.73%) AlienVault
8 14 (4.73%) LogLogic
9 12 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.05%) Lotus
10 7 (2.36%) CA
10 7 (2.36%) Dell
11 6 (2.03%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.35%) FireEye
12 4 (1.35%) Intel Security
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Salary: to £47,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £15k bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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