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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 141 135 179
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 132 111 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 1.58% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.01% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72 67 90
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,361 £38,425
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
6180 5521 7003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.13% 78.69% 75.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4573 5932
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 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +11 54 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Essex +2 27 £54,000 +8.00% 3
Hertfordshire -24 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bedfordshire +2 14 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Suffolk +5 9 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Norfolk +15 3 £45,000 +91.48%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 79 (29.48%) Degree
2 78 (29.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (27.24%) Management Information System
4 62 (23.13%) Finance
5 58 (21.64%) Microsoft
6 54 (20.15%) Windows
6 54 (20.15%) Computer Science
7 49 (18.28%) ITIL
8 48 (17.91%) Mathematics
9 47 (17.54%) C#
9 47 (17.54%) CISSP
10 43 (16.04%) Cryptography
10 43 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 41 (15.30%) Risk Management
12 40 (14.93%) C
13 37 (13.81%) CISM
13 37 (13.81%) Security Cleared
14 36 (13.43%) Data Protection
14 36 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (13.43%) Java
15 34 (12.69%) C++
15 34 (12.69%) PCI DSS
16 33 (12.31%) UNIX
17 31 (11.57%) Python
17 31 (11.57%) Linux
18 29 (10.82%) Project Management
19 28 (10.45%) CISA
19 28 (10.45%) Firewall
20 27 (10.07%) PKI
20 27 (10.07%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.48%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.10%) Lync
3 8 (2.99%) CloudStack
4 6 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) IaaS
1 11 (4.10%) PaaS
2 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.45%) Firewall
2 27 (10.07%) Network Security
3 22 (8.21%) Internet
4 21 (7.84%) WAN
5 19 (7.09%) LAN
6 16 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.60%) DNS
8 13 (4.85%) VPN
9 9 (3.36%) DHCP
10 7 (2.61%) LDAP
11 6 (2.24%) SAN
12 4 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.75%) SSL
15 1 (0.37%) Wireless
15 1 (0.37%) IPsec
15 1 (0.37%) SSH
15 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.61%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.12%) Subversion
3 2 (0.75%) Hudson
3 2 (0.75%) Ant
4 1 (0.37%) QADirector
General
1 62 (23.13%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Retail
3 14 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.73%) Electronics
5 10 (3.73%) Military
6 8 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.99%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.12%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (22.39%) Analyst
2 47 (17.54%) Security Analyst
3 40 (14.93%) Architect
4 33 (12.31%) Information Analyst
4 33 (12.31%) Information Security Analyst
5 24 (8.96%) Security Manager
5 24 (8.96%) Security Officer
6 22 (8.21%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.84%) Consultant
8 16 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (5.22%) Security Consultant
9 14 (5.22%) Information Security Officer
10 11 (4.10%) IT Security Officer
10 11 (4.10%) Security Specialist
10 11 (4.10%) Information Manager
10 11 (4.10%) IT Architect
10 11 (4.10%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (4.10%) Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Compliance Manager
12 8 (2.99%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.72%) .NET
2 9 (3.36%) Web Services
3 6 (2.24%) XML
3 6 (2.24%) J2EE
4 5 (1.87%) JSON
5 3 (1.12%) JSP
5 3 (1.12%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) WSH
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 73 (27.24%) Management Information System
2 54 (20.15%) Computer Science
3 48 (17.91%) Mathematics
4 43 (16.04%) Cryptography
5 36 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (10.07%) PKI
7 26 (9.70%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (4.10%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.24%) Handset
9 6 (2.24%) CESG
10 5 (1.87%) PMI
10 5 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.87%) Open Source
11 4 (1.49%) Life Science
11 4 (1.49%) EMV
12 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.15%) Windows
2 33 (12.31%) UNIX
3 31 (11.57%) Linux
4 11 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.24%) VMS
6 6 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.87%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.28%) ITIL
2 43 (16.04%) Software Engineering
3 41 (15.30%) Risk Management
4 36 (13.43%) Data Protection
5 29 (10.82%) Project Management
6 25 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.58%) Incident Management
8 22 (8.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 18 (6.72%) Security Management
11 17 (6.34%) SIEM
12 16 (5.97%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.97%) Business Continuity
12 16 (5.97%) Data Management
13 15 (5.60%) Quality Management
13 15 (5.60%) Information Assurance
13 15 (5.60%) Product Management
14 14 (5.22%) Change Management
14 14 (5.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.54%) C#
2 40 (14.93%) C
3 36 (13.43%) Java
4 34 (12.69%) C++
5 31 (11.57%) Python
6 6 (2.24%) VB
6 6 (2.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.24%) SQL
7 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.75%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 79 (29.48%) Degree
2 47 (17.54%) CISSP
3 37 (13.81%) CISM
3 37 (13.81%) Security Cleared
4 28 (10.45%) CISA
5 20 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.97%) CCNA
7 12 (4.48%) CRISC
7 12 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.73%) Postgraduate
9 9 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.36%) CGEIT
10 7 (2.61%) CCNP
10 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.49%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.12%) CEH
13 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.75%) CSSLP
14 2 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (29.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (12.69%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.72%) ISO 9001
4 17 (6.34%) ISO 9000
5 12 (4.48%) COBIT
6 9 (3.36%) SLA
7 4 (1.49%) GCP
7 4 (1.49%) GMP
7 4 (1.49%) GLP
8 3 (1.12%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.75%) QA
10 1 (0.37%) WAI
10 1 (0.37%) TickIT
10 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.99%) Firmware
5 6 (2.24%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) WSUS
2 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.37%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.33%) Cisco
3 20 (7.46%) VMware
4 15 (5.60%) CheckPoint
5 13 (4.85%) HP
6 11 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.10%) ProCurve
7 10 (3.73%) Oracle
8 8 (2.99%) SAP
9 5 (1.87%) CA
10 4 (1.49%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.12%) Citrix
12 2 (0.75%) F5
12 2 (0.75%) Progress
12 2 (0.75%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.37%) Sourcefire
13 1 (0.37%) Websense
13 1 (0.37%) Qualys
13 1 (0.37%) Rapid7
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