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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 130 149 140
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 126 126 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 1.71% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.01% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 105 87 80
Median salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £38,500 £37,860
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.38%
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
5415 6265 6372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.68% 85.08% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4585 5270 5163
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +17 52 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 27 £45,500 +7.05% 7
Bedfordshire +17 15 £51,250 -2.38% 6
Essex -4 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Suffolk 0 11 £32,500 -49.01% 3
Norfolk +2 9 £31,500 -11.88%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 109 (41.13%) CISSP
2 94 (35.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (30.19%) CISM
4 72 (27.17%) ITIL
5 70 (26.42%) Management Information System
6 69 (26.04%) Risk Management
7 66 (24.91%) Degree
8 55 (20.75%) Firewall
9 50 (18.87%) Security Operations
10 48 (18.11%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (18.11%) Linux
11 47 (17.74%) PCI DSS
12 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
13 42 (15.85%) Finance
13 42 (15.85%) SIEM
14 41 (15.47%) CEH
15 40 (15.09%) Windows
15 40 (15.09%) Data Protection
15 40 (15.09%) CESG Certified Professional
16 39 (14.72%) CRISC
17 37 (13.96%) CISA
18 35 (13.21%) Incident Management
19 34 (12.83%) Security Cleared
20 33 (12.45%) SC Cleared
20 33 (12.45%) Network Security
21 32 (12.08%) SANS
21 32 (12.08%) Active Directory
21 32 (12.08%) E-Commerce
22 30 (11.32%) C
22 30 (11.32%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (3.02%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.28%) MS Office
3 8 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.89%) MS Project
5 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.75%) Firewall
2 33 (12.45%) Network Security
3 17 (6.42%) Wireshark
4 14 (5.28%) VPN
5 10 (3.77%) DNS
6 9 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.26%) SSL
8 4 (1.51%) DHCP
8 4 (1.51%) MPLS
8 4 (1.51%) RTP
8 4 (1.51%) WAN
9 3 (1.13%) HTTP
9 3 (1.13%) NetScreen
9 3 (1.13%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.75%) LDAP
10 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.75%) SCCP
11 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.75%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.38%) AppScan
General
1 42 (15.85%) Finance
2 17 (6.42%) Retail
3 11 (4.15%) Legal
4 10 (3.77%) Local Government
5 7 (2.64%) Military
6 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (36.23%) Analyst
2 57 (21.51%) Security Analyst
3 27 (10.19%) SOC Analyst
4 24 (9.06%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (7.55%) Senior Security Analyst
6 19 (7.17%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.17%) Security Manager
7 18 (6.79%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (6.42%) Architect
8 17 (6.42%) Information Manager
8 17 (6.42%) Security Architect
9 16 (6.04%) IT Analyst
10 14 (5.28%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (5.28%) Security Operations Analyst
11 13 (4.91%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (4.53%) Compliance Manager
12 12 (4.53%) Consultant
13 11 (4.15%) Junior
13 11 (4.15%) Tester
14 10 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) .NET
1 12 (4.53%) J2EE
2 4 (1.51%) CGI
2 4 (1.51%) Servlets
3 3 (1.13%) Middleware
3 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.75%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) RESTful
4 2 (0.75%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.75%) SOAP
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) Ajax
5 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) CSS3
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 30 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.66%) CESG
4 15 (5.66%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (4.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (4.15%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.40%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (3.40%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.02%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.26%) Cybercrime
9 6 (2.26%) PKI
10 3 (1.13%) Fintech
10 3 (1.13%) FMCG
10 3 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.11%) Linux
2 40 (15.09%) Windows
3 27 (10.19%) Unix
4 8 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.17%) ITIL
2 69 (26.04%) Risk Management
3 50 (18.87%) Security Operations
4 48 (18.11%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (15.85%) SIEM
6 40 (15.09%) Data Protection
7 35 (13.21%) Incident Management
8 32 (12.08%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (10.19%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (10.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (9.81%) Risk Assessment
11 26 (9.81%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (9.43%) Security Architecture
13 24 (9.06%) Information Security Management
13 24 (9.06%) Security Management
14 23 (8.68%) Service Delivery
15 22 (8.30%) Change Control
16 21 (7.92%) Internal Audit
17 20 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.32%) C
2 22 (8.30%) Java
2 22 (8.30%) Python
3 16 (6.04%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.04%) SQL
4 11 (4.15%) C#
5 10 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.64%) VB
7 3 (1.13%) C++
7 3 (1.13%) Perl
8 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (41.13%) CISSP
2 80 (30.19%) CISM
3 66 (24.91%) Degree
4 41 (15.47%) CEH
5 40 (15.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 39 (14.72%) CRISC
7 37 (13.96%) CISA
8 34 (12.83%) Security Cleared
9 33 (12.45%) SC Cleared
10 32 (12.08%) SANS
11 20 (7.55%) GIAC
12 19 (7.17%) CLAS
13 17 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (6.42%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (6.42%) Security+ Certification
14 15 (5.66%) MCP
15 14 (5.28%) CCNA
15 14 (5.28%) CCNP
15 14 (5.28%) MCSE
15 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (35.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (17.74%) PCI DSS
3 24 (9.06%) COBIT
4 11 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.15%) Val IT
5 9 (3.40%) ISO27002
5 9 (3.40%) Solvency II
6 6 (2.26%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.89%) ISO22301
8 4 (1.51%) QA
9 3 (1.13%) GPG13
9 3 (1.13%) ISO27005
9 3 (1.13%) RMADS
9 3 (1.13%) SLA
10 2 (0.75%) BS7799
10 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.13%) Snort
2 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (9.43%) Nessus
2 20 (7.55%) QRadar
3 14 (5.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (3.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.89%) Nmap
6 3 (1.13%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.13%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.81%) Oracle
3 20 (7.55%) ArcSight
4 18 (6.79%) IBM
4 18 (6.79%) LogRhythm
5 17 (6.42%) SolarWinds
5 17 (6.42%) Splunk
5 17 (6.42%) Symantec
6 15 (5.66%) AlienVault
6 15 (5.66%) LogLogic
7 14 (5.28%) HP
7 14 (5.28%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.40%) Cisco
10 8 (3.02%) Lotus
11 6 (2.26%) Qualys
12 5 (1.89%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.89%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.89%) SAP
13 3 (1.13%) Sourcefire
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Circ £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits packages
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Up to £15k benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 19 days ago