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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 122 161 173
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 145 128 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.23% 1.67% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.01% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 118 82 83
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
5636 6366 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.55% 83.26% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4680 5207 5734
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 May 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 May 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 +30 55 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bedfordshire +39 44 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 15 £47,500 +8.87% 1
Essex +20 14 £52,500 -3.22% 2
Norfolk +27 11 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Suffolk -2 6 £35,500 -27.55% 2
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 130 (41.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (35.76%) CISSP
3 99 (31.33%) Management Information System
4 90 (28.48%) ITIL
5 86 (27.22%) Risk Management
6 84 (26.58%) CISM
7 74 (23.42%) Firewall
8 69 (21.84%) Windows
9 65 (20.57%) PCI DSS
10 64 (20.25%) Degree
11 63 (19.94%) Data Protection
12 56 (17.72%) Linux
13 53 (16.77%) Finance
14 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
15 43 (13.61%) Java
15 43 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (13.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 41 (12.97%) Penetration Testing
17 41 (12.97%) Service Delivery
17 41 (12.97%) Identity Access Management
18 40 (12.66%) Computer Science
18 40 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
18 40 (12.66%) CISA
19 38 (12.03%) .NET
19 38 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (12.03%) Network Security
20 37 (11.71%) E-Commerce
21 36 (11.39%) C
21 36 (11.39%) Identity Management
21 36 (11.39%) Incident Management

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 (3.80%) IBM Notes
2 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) CMS
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) JBoss
3 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (7.91%) MS Office
2 19 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.85%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.33%) SaaS
2 18 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) PaaS
4 3 (0.95%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (23.42%) Firewall
2 38 (12.03%) Network Security
3 20 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (5.06%) Wireshark
5 10 (3.16%) LDAP
6 9 (2.85%) VPN
7 8 (2.53%) DNS
7 8 (2.53%) WAN
8 6 (1.90%) LAN
8 6 (1.90%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.58%) Internet
10 4 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.27%) DHCP
10 4 (1.27%) RTP
11 3 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.95%) HSRP
11 3 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.27%) AppScan
4 3 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (16.77%) Finance
2 31 (9.81%) Legal
3 20 (6.33%) Retail
4 15 (4.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.75%) Military
5 8 (2.53%) Electronics
6 7 (2.22%) Local Government
6 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.27%) Law
8 4 (1.27%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (18.67%) Analyst
2 38 (12.03%) Security Analyst
3 35 (11.08%) Architect
4 28 (8.86%) Consultant
4 28 (8.86%) Security Specialist
5 24 (7.59%) Security Architect
6 23 (7.28%) Security Manager
7 21 (6.65%) Information Security Specialist
7 21 (6.65%) Information Specialist
8 19 (6.01%) SOC Analyst
9 18 (5.70%) Security Consultant
10 16 (5.06%) Information Security Manager
10 16 (5.06%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (4.43%) Compliance Manager
12 14 (4.43%) Information Manager
12 14 (4.43%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (4.11%) Compliance Officer
13 13 (4.11%) Information Security Engineer
14 12 (3.80%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.03%) .NET
2 30 (9.49%) J2EE
3 11 (3.48%) Web Services
4 10 (3.16%) REST
4 10 (3.16%) RESTful
4 10 (3.16%) SailPoint
4 10 (3.16%) SOAP
5 7 (2.22%) Middleware
6 4 (1.27%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.95%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.32%) CSS
8 1 (0.32%) CSS3
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.32%) HTML5
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) JSON
8 1 (0.32%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.32%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (31.33%) Management Information System
2 43 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (12.66%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.33%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (6.01%) CESG
6 16 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (3.48%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.85%) PKI
10 8 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (2.22%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.27%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.95%) FMCG
13 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
15 1 (0.32%) CESG CLAS
15 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (21.84%) Windows
2 56 (17.72%) Linux
3 26 (8.23%) Unix
4 2 (0.63%) Android
4 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.63%) Kali Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.48%) ITIL
2 86 (27.22%) Risk Management
3 63 (19.94%) Data Protection
4 42 (13.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 41 (12.97%) Identity Access Management
5 41 (12.97%) Penetration Testing
5 41 (12.97%) Service Delivery
6 40 (12.66%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 36 (11.39%) Identity Management
9 36 (11.39%) Incident Management
10 32 (10.13%) Security Architecture
11 31 (9.81%) Risk Analysis
12 30 (9.49%) Security Operations
12 30 (9.49%) SIEM
13 28 (8.86%) Information Governance
14 25 (7.91%) Project Management
15 24 (7.59%) Security Management
16 23 (7.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.61%) Java
2 36 (11.39%) C
3 26 (8.23%) Python
4 25 (7.91%) C#
5 21 (6.65%) Shell Script
6 20 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.38%) SQL
8 15 (4.75%) C++
9 7 (2.22%) Perl
9 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 113 (35.76%) CISSP
2 84 (26.58%) CISM
3 64 (20.25%) Degree
4 40 (12.66%) CISA
5 35 (11.08%) CEH
6 33 (10.44%) Security Cleared
7 30 (9.49%) CRISC
7 30 (9.49%) SC Cleared
8 27 (8.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 24 (7.59%) SANS
10 21 (6.65%) GIAC
11 19 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (5.06%) CCNP
13 13 (4.11%) CCNA
13 13 (4.11%) MCSE
13 13 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (3.80%) CompTIA Security+
14 12 (3.80%) MCP
14 12 (3.80%) Security+ Certification
15 10 (3.16%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (41.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (20.57%) PCI DSS
3 24 (7.59%) COBIT
4 15 (4.75%) ISO27002
5 13 (4.11%) ISO 9001
6 12 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (3.16%) HIPAA
8 9 (2.85%) SLA
9 8 (2.53%) QA
10 7 (2.22%) Val IT
11 5 (1.58%) SSAE 16
12 4 (1.27%) ISO22301
12 4 (1.27%) RMADS
12 4 (1.27%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.95%) ISO27005
14 2 (0.63%) GPG13
15 1 (0.32%) BS7799
15 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.70%) Xen
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.63%) Snort
6 1 (0.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (8.54%) Nessus
2 14 (4.43%) QRadar
3 12 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.90%) Nmap
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.63%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.63%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.59%) IBM
3 18 (5.70%) Cisco
4 16 (5.06%) Oracle
4 16 (5.06%) Symantec
5 15 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.43%) ArcSight
6 14 (4.43%) LogRhythm
7 12 (3.80%) AlienVault
7 12 (3.80%) HP
7 12 (3.80%) LogLogic
7 12 (3.80%) Lotus
7 12 (3.80%) SolarWinds
8 11 (3.48%) Splunk
9 10 (3.16%) CA
9 10 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.16%) Dell
10 5 (1.58%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.27%) F5
11 4 (1.27%) Veracode
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