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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 100 166 175
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 190 102 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.70% 1.41% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.70% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 153 67 46
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
6001 6006 5520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.19% 83.23% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 4792 4451
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,313 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +7 51 £43,000 -18.09% 7
Bedfordshire +37 50 £50,000 -18.36% 4
Hertfordshire +30 46 £65,000 -3.70% 7
Essex -7 21 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Norfolk +18 12 £50,550 +55.53% 1
Suffolk -10 8 £50,000 +48.14%
East Anglia - 2 £55,000 -
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (40.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 99 (31.03%) CISSP
3 80 (25.08%) Windows
3 80 (25.08%) Firewall
4 73 (22.88%) ITIL
5 70 (21.94%) Degree
6 68 (21.32%) CISM
7 67 (21.00%) PCI DSS
8 58 (18.18%) Finance
9 56 (17.55%) Risk Management
10 55 (17.24%) Java
11 54 (16.93%) Penetration Testing
12 50 (15.67%) .NET
12 50 (15.67%) Identity Access Management
13 47 (14.73%) Linux
13 47 (14.73%) Computer Science
14 46 (14.42%) Data Protection
15 45 (14.11%) Information Governance
15 45 (14.11%) Identity Management
16 43 (13.48%) Service Delivery
17 41 (12.85%) J2EE
18 40 (12.54%) C#
19 39 (12.23%) CISA
19 39 (12.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 36 (11.29%) Legal
21 34 (10.66%) Risk Analysis
21 34 (10.66%) Presales
22 31 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (9.72%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (2.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.31%) JBoss
2 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.08%) Firewall
2 29 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (7.84%) Network Security
4 15 (4.70%) LDAP
5 14 (4.39%) VPN
6 13 (4.08%) Internet
7 10 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.82%) DNS
8 9 (2.82%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.88%) LAN
9 6 (1.88%) WAN
9 6 (1.88%) Wireless
9 6 (1.88%) Wireless Security
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.94%) BGP
11 3 (0.94%) ISDN
11 3 (0.94%) OSPF
12 2 (0.63%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.63%) Megaco
12 2 (0.63%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) Big Data
2 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.31%) GIS
2 1 (0.31%) MySQL
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.25%) AppScan
3 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 58 (18.18%) Finance
2 36 (11.29%) Legal
3 15 (4.70%) Electronics
3 15 (4.70%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.70%) Retail
4 11 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.13%) Military
6 6 (1.88%) Marketing
7 5 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.25%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.63%) Local Government
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (16.30%) Analyst
2 50 (15.67%) Consultant
2 50 (15.67%) Security Specialist
3 49 (15.36%) Architect
4 39 (12.23%) Information Security Specialist
4 39 (12.23%) Information Specialist
5 34 (10.66%) Security Analyst
6 31 (9.72%) Security Architect
7 26 (8.15%) Security Consultant
8 24 (7.52%) Security Manager
9 23 (7.21%) Security Officer
10 22 (6.90%) Information Officer
11 21 (6.58%) Information Security Officer
11 21 (6.58%) Security Engineer
12 20 (6.27%) Information Analyst
13 19 (5.96%) Information Security Analyst
13 19 (5.96%) Information Security Manager
14 18 (5.64%) Information Security Consultant
15 17 (5.33%) Developer
16 16 (5.02%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.67%) .NET
2 41 (12.85%) J2EE
3 16 (5.02%) SailPoint
3 16 (5.02%) Web Services
4 15 (4.70%) REST
4 15 (4.70%) RESTful
4 15 (4.70%) SOAP
5 6 (1.88%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.25%) CSS
7 3 (0.94%) Middleware
8 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.63%) COM
9 1 (0.31%) EDI
9 1 (0.31%) Flash
9 1 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.31%) ODBC
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 99 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 47 (14.73%) Computer Science
3 31 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.96%) CESG
5 15 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.45%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.82%) PKI
8 8 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.31%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.08%) Windows
2 47 (14.73%) Linux
3 20 (6.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.31%) OS/400
4 1 (0.31%) Solaris
4 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.88%) ITIL
2 56 (17.55%) Risk Management
3 54 (16.93%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (15.67%) Identity Access Management
5 46 (14.42%) Data Protection
6 45 (14.11%) Identity Management
6 45 (14.11%) Information Governance
7 43 (13.48%) Service Delivery
8 39 (12.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 34 (10.66%) Presales
9 34 (10.66%) Risk Analysis
10 31 (9.72%) Project Management
11 30 (9.40%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (9.40%) Security Architecture
12 28 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
14 23 (7.21%) Information Assurance
14 23 (7.21%) Security Management
14 23 (7.21%) Security Operations
15 22 (6.90%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.24%) Java
2 40 (12.54%) C#
3 29 (9.09%) C
4 28 (8.78%) C++
5 26 (8.15%) VB.NET
6 24 (7.52%) Python
7 20 (6.27%) SQL
8 17 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.13%) VB
10 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.31%) RPG
12 1 (0.31%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (31.03%) CISSP
2 70 (21.94%) Degree
3 68 (21.32%) CISM
4 39 (12.23%) CISA
5 28 (8.78%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.02%) PCI QSA
8 12 (3.76%) CLAS
9 10 (3.13%) CEH
9 10 (3.13%) CRISC
9 10 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.13%) GIAC
10 9 (2.82%) IISP
11 8 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.19%) CCNP
12 7 (2.19%) GCIH
13 5 (1.57%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (1.57%) ISACA
14 4 (1.25%) SANS
15 3 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (40.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (21.00%) PCI DSS
3 30 (9.40%) COBIT
4 12 (3.76%) HIPAA
5 11 (3.45%) SLA
6 7 (2.19%) QA
6 7 (2.19%) SSAE 16
7 6 (1.88%) ISO 9001
7 6 (1.88%) ISO27002
8 5 (1.57%) RMADS
8 5 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.63%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.31%) GPG13
11 1 (0.31%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (8.46%) Xen
2 25 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) IAG
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.02%) Nessus
2 8 (2.51%) QRadar
3 6 (1.88%) Nmap
4 5 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.25%) Juniper STRM
6 3 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.63%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.31%) EnCase
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.58%) IBM
3 20 (6.27%) Oracle
4 16 (5.02%) CA
5 15 (4.70%) Dell
6 10 (3.13%) Cisco
7 9 (2.82%) Symantec
8 7 (2.19%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.88%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.88%) McAfee
10 5 (1.57%) LogLogic
11 4 (1.25%) F5
11 4 (1.25%) Veracode
12 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.94%) VMware
13 2 (0.63%) Citrix
13 2 (0.63%) HP
13 2 (0.63%) Tandberg
13 2 (0.63%) Websense
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