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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 148 143 170
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 123 102 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.62% 1.43% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.83% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 108
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £33,361 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
6038 5572 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.61% 78.06% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4725 5808
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 44 £47,750 -26.53% 2
Hertfordshire -6 26 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Essex +3 21 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire -2 15 £62,500 +25.00%
Norfolk +20 9 £37,900 +61.27%
Suffolk +7 8 £57,000 +14.00% 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 70 (27.03%) Finance
4 64 (24.71%) Degree
5 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
6 53 (20.46%) Risk Management
7 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (16.99%) ITIL
8 44 (16.99%) CISSP
9 43 (16.60%) Windows
10 42 (16.22%) Computer Science
11 39 (15.06%) Firewall
12 37 (14.29%) CISM
13 36 (13.90%) C#
13 36 (13.90%) Mathematics
13 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
14 32 (12.36%) Retail
14 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
15 31 (11.97%) Incident Management
15 31 (11.97%) C
15 31 (11.97%) Linux
16 30 (11.58%) Java
16 30 (11.58%) PCI DSS
17 29 (11.20%) Cisco
18 28 (10.81%) MS Excel
18 28 (10.81%) C++
19 27 (10.42%) Cryptography
20 26 (10.04%) VMware
21 25 (9.65%) CISA
22 24 (9.27%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.63%) Lync
2 9 (3.47%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.32%) CloudStack
3 6 (2.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.47%) MS Office
3 5 (1.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.77%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.18%) PaaS
2 12 (4.63%) IaaS
3 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.06%) Firewall
2 23 (8.88%) WAN
2 23 (8.88%) Network Security
3 21 (8.11%) LAN
4 18 (6.95%) VPN
5 17 (6.56%) Internet
6 15 (5.79%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.41%) DNS
8 9 (3.47%) DHCP
9 7 (2.70%) LDAP
10 5 (1.93%) SSL
11 4 (1.54%) SAN
11 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.39%) VLAN
13 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.39%) MPLS
13 1 (0.39%) DVB
13 1 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.39%) Subversion
2 1 (0.39%) QADirector
General
1 70 (27.03%) Finance
2 32 (12.36%) Retail
3 11 (4.25%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.47%) Electronics
5 9 (3.47%) Legal
5 9 (3.47%) Military
6 8 (3.09%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.16%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (29.73%) Analyst
2 58 (22.39%) Security Analyst
3 40 (15.44%) Architect
4 38 (14.67%) Information Analyst
4 38 (14.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 25 (9.65%) Security Manager
6 22 (8.49%) Consultant
7 19 (7.34%) Security Officer
8 17 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.18%) IT Architect
10 15 (5.79%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (5.79%) Information Manager
11 14 (5.41%) Security Specialist
12 13 (5.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Information Security Officer
13 12 (4.63%) Developer
13 12 (4.63%) Security Consultant
14 10 (3.86%) IT Security Analyst
15 9 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (3.47%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) .NET
2 8 (3.09%) Web Services
3 6 (2.32%) J2EE
4 5 (1.93%) XML
5 4 (1.54%) JSON
6 2 (0.77%) JSP
7 1 (0.39%) HTML
7 1 (0.39%) COM
7 1 (0.39%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 74 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (16.22%) Computer Science
4 36 (13.90%) Mathematics
5 27 (10.42%) Cryptography
6 23 (8.88%) PKI
7 16 (6.18%) Visualisation
7 16 (6.18%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.09%) CESG
9 6 (2.32%) Handset
9 6 (2.32%) Firmware
10 5 (1.93%) Open Source
11 4 (1.54%) Life Science
11 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.54%) EMV
12 3 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.16%) RMADS
13 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.60%) Windows
2 31 (11.97%) Linux
3 23 (8.88%) UNIX
4 11 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.09%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.32%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.32%) VMS
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.46%) Risk Management
2 44 (16.99%) ITIL
3 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
4 31 (11.97%) Incident Management
5 24 (9.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (8.88%) Data Protection
6 23 (8.88%) SIEM
7 21 (8.11%) Data Security
7 21 (8.11%) Project Management
8 20 (7.72%) Security Management
9 19 (7.34%) Change Management
10 18 (6.95%) Information Security Management
11 17 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (6.18%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.79%) Identity Management
13 15 (5.79%) Security Architecture
14 14 (5.41%) Business Continuity
14 14 (5.41%) TOGAF
15 13 (5.02%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.90%) C#
2 31 (11.97%) C
3 30 (11.58%) Java
4 28 (10.81%) C++
5 20 (7.72%) Python
6 6 (2.32%) VB
6 6 (2.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.93%) SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) VC++
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (24.71%) Degree
2 44 (16.99%) CISSP
3 37 (14.29%) CISM
4 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
5 25 (9.65%) CISA
6 23 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (6.95%) CCNA
8 17 (6.56%) CRISC
9 14 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.63%) CGEIT
11 6 (2.32%) Postgraduate
12 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.54%) CCNP
13 4 (1.54%) PCI QSA
14 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.16%) CCIE
14 3 (1.16%) CEH
15 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.77%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (11.58%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.34%) ISO 9001
4 12 (4.63%) ISO 9000
4 12 (4.63%) COBIT
5 6 (2.32%) SLA
6 4 (1.54%) GCP
6 4 (1.54%) GMP
6 4 (1.54%) GLP
7 2 (0.77%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.77%) QA
7 2 (0.77%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.39%) WAI
8 1 (0.39%) GPG13
8 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.02%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.32%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) WSUS
2 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.39%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.20%) Cisco
3 26 (10.04%) VMware
4 23 (8.88%) CheckPoint
5 17 (6.56%) HP
6 16 (6.18%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.63%) ProCurve
8 8 (3.09%) Oracle
8 8 (3.09%) SAP
9 5 (1.93%) CA
9 5 (1.93%) F5
10 4 (1.54%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.54%) Citrix
11 3 (1.16%) McAfee
11 3 (1.16%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.16%) TippingPoint
12 2 (0.77%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.77%) Progress
13 1 (0.39%) Websense
13 1 (0.39%) Sourcefire
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