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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East of England
Rank 136 107 165
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +58
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 109 179 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 2.52% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.93% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 89 142 73
Median salary £52,500 £50,275 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
4992 6114 6175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.20% 85.97% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4918 4942
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +8 44 £65,000 - 9
Essex +32 29 £42,500 -14.14%
Cambridgeshire -16 22 £52,500 +20.33% 3
Bedfordshire -16 9 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Suffolk +10 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 80 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (35.50%) CISSP
3 60 (30.00%) CISM
4 51 (25.50%) Security Management
5 50 (25.00%) ITIL
6 49 (24.50%) Management Information System
7 47 (23.50%) Information Security Management
8 43 (21.50%) Risk Management
8 43 (21.50%) Service Delivery
9 35 (17.50%) Degree
9 35 (17.50%) CISA
10 34 (17.00%) Firewall
10 34 (17.00%) Windows
11 32 (16.00%) Data Protection
12 30 (15.00%) Linux
13 26 (13.00%) Legal
13 26 (13.00%) PCI DSS
14 25 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
14 25 (12.50%) COBIT
14 25 (12.50%) CEH
15 23 (11.50%) GIAC
15 23 (11.50%) Microsoft
16 22 (11.00%) Penetration Testing
16 22 (11.00%) Information Assurance
17 20 (10.00%) SQL
18 19 (9.50%) Ethical Hacking
18 19 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
19 18 (9.00%) SC Cleared
19 18 (9.00%) Network Security

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 5 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) MS Excel
1 11 (5.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.00%) Office 365
2 9 (4.50%) SaaS
3 7 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) Firewall
2 18 (9.00%) Network Security
3 11 (5.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.00%) DNS
5 9 (4.50%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (4.50%) VPN
6 8 (4.00%) DHCP
7 3 (1.50%) HTTP
7 3 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.00%) LAN
8 2 (1.00%) LDAP
8 2 (1.00%) NAS
8 2 (1.00%) SAN
8 2 (1.00%) Skype
8 2 (1.00%) SSL
8 2 (1.00%) VoIP
8 2 (1.00%) WAN
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (13.00%) Legal
2 17 (8.50%) Finance
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Military
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (32.50%) Analyst
2 46 (23.00%) Security Analyst
3 39 (19.50%) Information Analyst
3 39 (19.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 33 (16.50%) Security Manager
5 20 (10.00%) Architect
6 17 (8.50%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 16 (8.00%) Governance Manager
8 15 (7.50%) CISSP Manager
9 14 (7.00%) Security Architect
9 14 (7.00%) Security Engineer
10 13 (6.50%) IT Manager
10 13 (6.50%) Lead Architect
10 13 (6.50%) Lead Security Architect
10 13 (6.50%) Network Analyst
11 12 (6.00%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (6.00%) Operational Security Manager
11 12 (6.00%) Security Operations Manager
12 11 (5.50%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.00%) HTML
2 6 (3.00%) Web Services
3 5 (2.50%) CGI
3 5 (2.50%) CSS
3 5 (2.50%) HTML5
3 5 (2.50%) Servlets
3 5 (2.50%) XML
4 3 (1.50%) .NET
4 3 (1.50%) J2EE
4 3 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.00%) REST
5 2 (1.00%) RESTful
5 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.50%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.50%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.50%) CESG
4 9 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.00%) Handset
6 5 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.50%) Life Science
8 3 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.00%) Fintech
9 2 (1.00%) NHS
9 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.50%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.00%) Windows
2 30 (15.00%) Linux
3 14 (7.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.50%) Unix
4 13 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.50%) Security Management
2 50 (25.00%) ITIL
3 47 (23.50%) Information Security Management
4 43 (21.50%) Risk Management
4 43 (21.50%) Service Delivery
5 32 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 25 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 22 (11.00%) Information Assurance
7 22 (11.00%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (9.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 17 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
10 16 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (7.00%) Security Operations
13 13 (6.50%) Project Management
14 12 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.00%) SQL
2 16 (8.00%) Java
3 12 (6.00%) C
4 8 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.00%) C#
6 2 (1.00%) C++
6 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (35.50%) CISSP
2 60 (30.00%) CISM
3 35 (17.50%) CISA
3 35 (17.50%) Degree
4 25 (12.50%) CEH
5 23 (11.50%) GIAC
6 18 (9.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (4.00%) GSEC
9 3 (1.50%) CRISC
9 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.50%) MCP
9 3 (1.50%) SANS
9 3 (1.50%) SSCP
10 2 (1.00%) OSCP
10 2 (1.00%) PhD
11 1 (0.50%) CLAS
11 1 (0.50%) ISACA
11 1 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (13.00%) PCI DSS
3 25 (12.50%) COBIT
4 6 (3.00%) HIPAA
5 5 (2.50%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.00%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.00%) SLA
8 1 (0.50%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) Xen
5 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.50%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.50%) Nagios
1 1 (0.50%) Nessus
1 1 (0.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.50%) VMware
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle
4 9 (4.50%) Cisco
5 6 (3.00%) Computacenter
6 3 (1.50%) Citrix
7 2 (1.00%) AlienVault
7 2 (1.00%) BT
7 2 (1.00%) CA
7 2 (1.00%) Dell
7 2 (1.00%) F5
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.00%) Juniper
7 2 (1.00%) LogLogic
7 2 (1.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.00%) Sophos
8 1 (0.50%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.50%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.50%) NetWitness
8 1 (0.50%) Splunk
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Berkhamsted Schools Group
Salary: From £57,000 to £63,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Peterborough
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: 19 days ago