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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 177 105 175
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +70
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 80 183 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 2.56% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 3.00% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 140 65
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,900 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £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
5593 6109 6726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 88.04% 85.60% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 5044 5417
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +5 39 £57,500 -4.16% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 27 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Bedfordshire -36 9 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Essex -8 3 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Suffolk -11 3 £38,500 -9.41% 2
East Anglia -4 1 £95,000 +46.15%
Norfolk -24 1 - -
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 78 (36.62%) CISSP
2 70 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (28.64%) ITIL
4 54 (25.35%) CISM
5 53 (24.88%) Firewall
5 53 (24.88%) Degree
6 52 (24.41%) Management Information System
7 46 (21.60%) Windows
8 39 (18.31%) Linux
9 35 (16.43%) PCI DSS
10 34 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (15.96%) Security Operations
11 33 (15.49%) Risk Management
12 32 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
12 32 (15.02%) Data Protection
13 31 (14.55%) Finance
14 29 (13.62%) CEH
15 27 (12.68%) Active Directory
15 27 (12.68%) CISA
16 26 (12.21%) COBIT
17 25 (11.74%) Network Security
17 25 (11.74%) Security Management
17 25 (11.74%) Information Security Management
17 25 (11.74%) SIEM
18 24 (11.27%) GIAC
19 23 (10.80%) Java
19 23 (10.80%) SQL
20 22 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
20 22 (10.33%) Security Cleared

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 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.88%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.29%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS Project
3 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.69%) Office 365
2 8 (3.76%) SaaS
3 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.88%) Firewall
2 25 (11.74%) Network Security
3 15 (7.04%) DNS
4 14 (6.57%) VPN
5 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.29%) DHCP
7 6 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (2.82%) SSL
7 6 (2.82%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.88%) HTTP
9 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.94%) LDAP
10 2 (0.94%) WAN
10 2 (0.94%) Wireless
11 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.47%) LAN
11 1 (0.47%) MPLS
11 1 (0.47%) NetScreen
11 1 (0.47%) RTP
11 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.35%) Big Data
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (14.55%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Legal
2 10 (4.69%) Retail
3 5 (2.35%) Local Government
3 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.94%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (38.50%) Analyst
2 47 (22.07%) Security Analyst
3 30 (14.08%) Security Manager
4 22 (10.33%) Security Engineer
5 16 (7.51%) Information Analyst
5 16 (7.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (7.04%) Architect
6 15 (7.04%) Security Architect
7 14 (6.57%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Governance Manager
8 13 (6.10%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Network Security Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.63%) CISSP Manager
9 12 (5.63%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.16%) Information Manager
10 11 (5.16%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (5.16%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) HTML
2 6 (2.82%) CGI
2 6 (2.82%) Servlets
3 5 (2.35%) CSS
3 5 (2.35%) HTML5
3 5 (2.35%) XML
4 4 (1.88%) .NET
4 4 (1.88%) J2EE
5 3 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (1.41%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.94%) REST
6 2 (0.94%) RESTful
6 2 (0.94%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.94%) SOAP
6 2 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.41%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.16%) CESG
5 10 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.29%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (2.82%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.82%) Handset
9 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.41%) Fintech
11 3 (1.41%) Life Science
11 3 (1.41%) PKI
12 2 (0.94%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.94%) NHS
13 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.60%) Windows
2 39 (18.31%) Linux
3 19 (8.92%) Unix
4 14 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.64%) ITIL
2 34 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (15.96%) Security Operations
3 33 (15.49%) Risk Management
4 32 (15.02%) Data Protection
4 32 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (11.74%) Information Security Management
5 25 (11.74%) Security Management
5 25 (11.74%) SIEM
6 22 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (9.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.92%) Change Control
8 19 (8.92%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (8.92%) Information Assurance
9 18 (8.45%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.51%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 15 (7.04%) Network Architecture
11 15 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.80%) Java
1 23 (10.80%) SQL
2 16 (7.51%) C
3 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.29%) Python
5 5 (2.35%) C#
5 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.94%) C++
6 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.94%) VB
6 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (36.62%) CISSP
2 54 (25.35%) CISM
3 53 (24.88%) Degree
4 29 (13.62%) CEH
5 27 (12.68%) CISA
6 24 (11.27%) GIAC
7 22 (10.33%) Security Cleared
8 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
9 20 (9.39%) CESG Certified Professional
10 19 (8.92%) CRISC
11 12 (5.63%) CLAS
11 12 (5.63%) SANS
11 12 (5.63%) SSCP
12 9 (4.23%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.82%) CGEIT
13 6 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (2.82%) MCP
13 6 (2.82%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.88%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (16.43%) PCI DSS
3 26 (12.21%) COBIT
4 6 (2.82%) HIPAA
5 5 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.35%) Solvency II
5 5 (2.35%) Val IT
6 2 (0.94%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.47%) BS7799
7 1 (0.47%) GPG13
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.47%) QA
7 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 6 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.47%) Snort
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Xen
4 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.76%) Nessus
1 8 (3.76%) QRadar
2 4 (1.88%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.41%) Nmap
3 3 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle
3 8 (3.76%) ArcSight
3 8 (3.76%) VMware
4 7 (3.29%) Computacenter
4 7 (3.29%) LogRhythm
5 6 (2.82%) AlienVault
5 6 (2.82%) Cisco
5 6 (2.82%) LogLogic
5 6 (2.82%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.35%) IBM
6 5 (2.35%) SAP
6 5 (2.35%) Splunk
7 4 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.88%) Qualys
7 4 (1.88%) Symantec
8 3 (1.41%) BT
8 3 (1.41%) HP
8 3 (1.41%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
Essex
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Smart Communications
Posted: 12 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Montash Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Modis International Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago