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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 142 140 154
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 118 133 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.61% 1.72% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.15% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 83 80 70
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,860 £33,681
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
6013 6181 5700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.23% 80.14% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5054 4995 4829
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +7 45 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Essex -3 23 £56,750 +13.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -14 23 £43,250 -9.42% 3
Bedfordshire +13 15 £51,000 +2.00% 2
Suffolk +2 5 £63,750 +13.33% 1
East Anglia - 4 £65,000 -
Norfolk +1 3 £35,750 -5.67% 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 113 (44.84%) ITIL
2 87 (34.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (32.54%) CISSP
4 81 (32.14%) Windows
5 79 (31.35%) Management Information System
6 69 (27.38%) Firewall
7 63 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 60 (23.81%) Degree
9 54 (21.43%) Security Management
10 52 (20.63%) CISM
11 48 (19.05%) Linux
12 46 (18.25%) VMware
12 46 (18.25%) PCI DSS
12 46 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (17.46%) Finance
14 41 (16.27%) MS Excel
15 39 (15.48%) TCP/IP
15 39 (15.48%) Risk Management
16 36 (14.29%) Cisco
16 36 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 36 (14.29%) CheckPoint
16 36 (14.29%) Incident Management
16 36 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (13.49%) Information Security Management
18 33 (13.10%) DNS
18 33 (13.10%) Security Architecture
19 32 (12.70%) COBIT
19 32 (12.70%) MS Office
20 31 (12.30%) Office 365
21 30 (11.90%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 28 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.94%) IIS
3 11 (4.37%) Lync
4 10 (3.97%) Apache
5 6 (2.38%) JBoss
6 4 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.30%) Office 365
2 19 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.14%) SaaS
4 17 (6.75%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.16%) PaaS
6 5 (1.98%) IaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (27.38%) Firewall
2 39 (15.48%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.10%) DNS
4 25 (9.92%) VPN
5 20 (7.94%) DHCP
6 18 (7.14%) Internet
7 17 (6.75%) WAN
7 17 (6.75%) LAN
8 11 (4.37%) SMTP
8 11 (4.37%) SNMP
8 11 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (3.97%) Network Security
10 9 (3.57%) Wireless
11 4 (1.59%) Multicast
12 3 (1.19%) SAN
12 3 (1.19%) Intranet
13 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.40%) IPsec
14 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.40%) MS Access
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) PhantomJS
2 1 (0.40%) NUnit
2 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (17.46%) Finance
2 18 (7.14%) Legal
3 16 (6.35%) Retail
4 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.78%) Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Games
7 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (23.81%) Analyst
2 37 (14.68%) Security Analyst
3 32 (12.70%) Security Officer
4 29 (11.51%) Architect
5 23 (9.13%) Security Architect
6 22 (8.73%) Security Manager
7 21 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
8 19 (7.54%) Consultant
9 18 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
10 16 (6.35%) Security Consultant
11 15 (5.95%) IT Security Engineer
12 14 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
12 14 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (5.56%) Information Architect
13 13 (5.16%) Security Specialist
14 12 (4.76%) Information Manager
14 12 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
15 11 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.73%) .NET
2 13 (5.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.37%) Classic ASP
4 11 (4.37%) SAML
5 3 (1.19%) WSH
6 2 (0.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) JSP
7 1 (0.40%) Web Services
7 1 (0.40%) ODBC
7 1 (0.40%) EDI
7 1 (0.40%) COM
7 1 (0.40%) Ajax
7 1 (0.40%) WCF
7 1 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (31.35%) Management Information System
2 36 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.32%) Mathematics
4 25 (9.92%) Data Centre
5 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.14%) Handset
7 12 (4.76%) SecurID
8 11 (4.37%) Replication
9 10 (3.97%) FMCG
10 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.98%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.98%) Blog
13 4 (1.59%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
14 3 (1.19%) PKI
14 3 (1.19%) Statistics
14 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.14%) Windows
2 48 (19.05%) Linux
3 21 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.76%) UNIX
7 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
10 1 (0.40%) OS/400
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.84%) ITIL
2 54 (21.43%) Security Management
3 39 (15.48%) Risk Management
4 36 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 34 (13.49%) Information Security Management
6 33 (13.10%) Security Architecture
7 30 (11.90%) Change Management
8 28 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (9.52%) SIEM
10 24 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.94%) Project Management
12 19 (7.54%) PRINCE2
12 19 (7.54%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (7.14%) Security Patching
13 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.75%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (6.75%) TOGAF
14 17 (6.75%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (6.35%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.90%) SQL
2 24 (9.52%) C
3 18 (7.14%) C#
3 18 (7.14%) Java
4 14 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.76%) Perl
5 12 (4.76%) VBScript
6 4 (1.59%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) VB
7 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) RPG
8 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 82 (32.54%) CISSP
2 60 (23.81%) Degree
3 52 (20.63%) CISM
4 26 (10.32%) CISA
5 19 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.56%) CRISC
8 12 (4.76%) CCNA
9 11 (4.37%) CCNP
10 10 (3.97%) Security Cleared
11 9 (3.57%) ISACA
11 9 (3.57%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared
12 8 (3.17%) CEH
13 7 (2.78%) MCSE
14 5 (1.98%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.59%) SSCP
15 4 (1.59%) GIAC
16 3 (1.19%) ISEB
16 3 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (34.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (18.25%) PCI DSS
3 32 (12.70%) COBIT
4 18 (7.14%) QA
5 7 (2.78%) SLA
6 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 29 (11.51%) vSphere
3 29 (11.51%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 18 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (3.17%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.16%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (4.76%) Nessus
3 11 (4.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.19%) SCCM
5 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.25%) VMware
3 36 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 36 (14.29%) Cisco
4 17 (6.75%) Websense
5 15 (5.95%) HP
6 13 (5.16%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.16%) McAfee
6 13 (5.16%) Tripwire
7 11 (4.37%) Sophos
8 9 (3.57%) SAP
9 8 (3.17%) ProCurve
10 7 (2.78%) Oracle
11 4 (1.59%) Citrix
11 4 (1.59%) Symantec
11 4 (1.59%) Splunk
12 2 (0.79%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.79%) LogLogic
12 2 (0.79%) Qualys
13 1 (0.40%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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