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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 129 162 164
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 149 97 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.87% 1.27% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.67% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 97 62 96
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £33,361 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6240 5806 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.23% 75.91% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4860 5338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 67 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Hertfordshire +19 38 £45,000 -2.70%
Essex -2 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk +13 9 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk - 9 £37,900 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 8 £45,000 - 5
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (33.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (30.27%) Management Information System
3 71 (27.20%) Finance
4 58 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 57 (21.84%) Firewall
6 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
7 50 (19.16%) Degree
8 40 (15.33%) CISSP
9 36 (13.79%) ITIL
10 33 (12.64%) Windows
10 33 (12.64%) Computer Science
10 33 (12.64%) Network Security
11 32 (12.26%) Security Cleared
11 32 (12.26%) Cisco
12 31 (11.88%) CheckPoint
12 31 (11.88%) SIEM
13 30 (11.49%) PCI DSS
13 30 (11.49%) CISM
13 30 (11.49%) Incident Management
14 28 (10.73%) Security Management
14 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
14 28 (10.73%) C#
15 27 (10.34%) ISO 9001
15 27 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (10.34%) Information Security Management
15 27 (10.34%) VMware
16 26 (9.96%) Retail
16 26 (9.96%) Linux
17 24 (9.20%) Java
17 24 (9.20%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.60%) Lync
2 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.53%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Project
3 4 (1.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.77%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.13%) PaaS
2 12 (4.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.84%) Firewall
2 33 (12.64%) Network Security
3 24 (9.20%) WAN
4 23 (8.81%) VPN
5 22 (8.43%) LAN
6 14 (5.36%) Internet
7 10 (3.83%) SSL
8 8 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.68%) LDAP
9 7 (2.68%) DNS
10 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.53%) DHCP
12 3 (1.15%) Wireless
12 3 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.38%) DVB
13 1 (0.38%) MPLS
13 1 (0.38%) ATM
13 1 (0.38%) VoIP
13 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.68%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) QADirector
General
1 71 (27.20%) Finance
2 26 (9.96%) Retail
3 14 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.83%) Legal
5 8 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.07%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.30%) Military
6 6 (2.30%) Electronics
7 4 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.15%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (34.10%) Analyst
2 74 (28.35%) Security Analyst
3 40 (15.33%) Information Analyst
4 39 (14.94%) Information Security Analyst
5 37 (14.18%) Architect
6 21 (8.05%) Consultant
7 20 (7.66%) Security Manager
8 18 (6.90%) Security Specialist
9 16 (6.13%) IT Architect
10 14 (5.36%) IT Security Analyst
11 13 (4.98%) Security Officer
12 12 (4.60%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) Developer
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.21%) Security Architect
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) IT Security Specialist
14 10 (3.83%) Network Security Analyst
14 10 (3.83%) Security Engineer
14 10 (3.83%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.75%) .NET
2 7 (2.68%) J2EE
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) WSH
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.27%) Management Information System
2 33 (12.64%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.81%) Mathematics
4 20 (7.66%) Cryptography
5 17 (6.51%) PKI
6 16 (6.13%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.07%) CESG
9 6 (2.30%) Open Source
10 4 (1.53%) Life Science
10 4 (1.53%) RMADS
10 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.53%) Firmware
11 1 (0.38%) W3C
11 1 (0.38%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.38%) Handset
11 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.38%) Statistics
11 1 (0.38%) Online Games
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.64%) Windows
2 26 (9.96%) Linux
3 16 (6.13%) UNIX
4 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) Solaris
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.77%) SELinux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 36 (13.79%) ITIL
3 31 (11.88%) SIEM
4 30 (11.49%) Incident Management
5 28 (10.73%) Security Management
6 27 (10.34%) Information Security Management
7 24 (9.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (8.81%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.81%) Data Security
9 21 (8.05%) Project Management
9 21 (8.05%) Identity Management
10 19 (7.28%) Data Protection
10 19 (7.28%) Change Management
11 18 (6.90%) Quality Management
12 17 (6.51%) Business Continuity
12 17 (6.51%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (6.13%) ISMS
14 14 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (4.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.73%) C#
2 24 (9.20%) Java
3 20 (7.66%) C++
4 18 (6.90%) C
5 12 (4.60%) Python
6 6 (2.30%) VB
6 6 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.77%) SQL
7 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) VC++
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (19.16%) Degree
2 40 (15.33%) CISSP
3 32 (12.26%) Security Cleared
4 30 (11.49%) CISM
5 27 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (8.43%) CCNA
6 22 (8.43%) CISA
7 15 (5.75%) CRISC
8 13 (4.98%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.83%) CGEIT
10 6 (2.30%) Postgraduate
11 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.92%) CCSA
11 5 (1.92%) GPEN
12 4 (1.53%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.53%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.15%) CCIE
13 3 (1.15%) CCNP
13 3 (1.15%) CEH
13 3 (1.15%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (33.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (11.49%) PCI DSS
3 27 (10.34%) ISO 9001
4 17 (6.51%) COBIT
5 9 (3.45%) ISO 9000
5 9 (3.45%) ISO 14001
6 4 (1.53%) GCP
6 4 (1.53%) GMP
6 4 (1.53%) GLP
6 4 (1.53%) SLA
7 3 (1.15%) QA
8 1 (0.38%) TickIT
8 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.38%) GxP
8 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.53%) Nmap
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.53%) WSUS
2 4 (1.53%) Nessus
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.26%) Cisco
3 31 (11.88%) CheckPoint
4 27 (10.34%) VMware
5 24 (9.20%) HP
6 16 (6.13%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.60%) ProCurve
8 10 (3.83%) F5
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle
10 8 (3.07%) TippingPoint
10 8 (3.07%) SAP
10 8 (3.07%) Citrix
10 8 (3.07%) McAfee
11 5 (1.92%) CA
12 4 (1.53%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.53%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.77%) Splunk
13 2 (0.77%) Progress
14 1 (0.38%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.38%) Sourcefire
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