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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 125 153 153
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 123 118 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.98% 1.63% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.92% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 97 82 77
Median salary £45,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £37,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
5381 6150 6357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.53% 85.03% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4456 5195 5078
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +25 49 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 31 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Bedfordshire +8 16 £50,000 +1.01% 2
Essex -1 16 £40,000 -22.33% 2
Suffolk +1 7 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Norfolk -18 4 £32,625 -13.00%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 96 (37.80%) CISSP
2 93 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (28.74%) CISM
4 71 (27.95%) ITIL
5 62 (24.41%) Firewall
5 62 (24.41%) Management Information System
6 61 (24.02%) Degree
7 55 (21.65%) Risk Management
7 55 (21.65%) Linux
8 53 (20.87%) Windows
9 48 (18.90%) PCI DSS
10 43 (16.93%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (16.54%) Security Operations
12 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
13 39 (15.35%) Data Protection
14 38 (14.96%) SIEM
15 36 (14.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 36 (14.17%) Finance
16 35 (13.78%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (13.39%) CEH
17 34 (13.39%) CRISC
18 33 (12.99%) CISA
19 32 (12.60%) Active Directory
19 32 (12.60%) Network Security
20 30 (11.81%) Security Cleared
21 29 (11.42%) SC Cleared
22 28 (11.02%) Incident Management
23 27 (10.63%) Oracle
23 27 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (10.63%) SANS

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 6 (2.36%) IBM Notes
1 6 (2.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.91%) MS Office
3 7 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.97%) MS Project
5 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Office 365
2 8 (3.15%) SaaS
3 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (24.41%) Firewall
2 32 (12.60%) Network Security
3 17 (6.69%) VPN
4 14 (5.51%) Wireshark
5 12 (4.72%) DNS
6 11 (4.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.36%) DHCP
7 6 (2.36%) SSL
8 5 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.57%) WAN
10 3 (1.18%) HTTP
10 3 (1.18%) MPLS
10 3 (1.18%) NetScreen
10 3 (1.18%) RTP
10 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.18%) Wireless
11 2 (0.79%) LDAP
11 2 (0.79%) SCCP
12 1 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.39%) AppScan
General
1 36 (14.17%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.94%) Legal
3 10 (3.94%) Local Government
4 4 (1.57%) Military
5 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (38.58%) Analyst
2 56 (22.05%) Security Analyst
3 25 (9.84%) SOC Analyst
4 21 (8.27%) Security Engineer
5 20 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (6.69%) Security Manager
6 17 (6.69%) Senior Security Analyst
7 16 (6.30%) IT Analyst
8 15 (5.91%) Information Manager
8 15 (5.91%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (5.51%) Architect
9 14 (5.51%) Security Architect
10 13 (5.12%) Consultant
10 13 (5.12%) IT Security Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Information Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Junior
12 11 (4.33%) Operations Analyst
12 11 (4.33%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) .NET
1 11 (4.33%) J2EE
2 6 (2.36%) CGI
2 6 (2.36%) Servlets
3 4 (1.57%) HTML
4 3 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.18%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.79%) REST
5 2 (0.79%) RESTful
5 2 (0.79%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.79%) SOAP
5 2 (0.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) Ajax
6 1 (0.39%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) CSS3
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) jQuery
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.41%) Management Information System
2 25 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.51%) CESG
5 12 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (4.33%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.94%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (3.15%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.76%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.97%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.97%) Handset
10 5 (1.97%) PKI
11 3 (1.18%) Fintech
11 3 (1.18%) Life Science
12 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.65%) Linux
2 53 (20.87%) Windows
3 25 (9.84%) Unix
4 10 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.79%) Android
7 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.79%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.95%) ITIL
2 55 (21.65%) Risk Management
3 43 (16.93%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (16.54%) Security Operations
5 39 (15.35%) Data Protection
6 38 (14.96%) SIEM
7 35 (13.78%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (11.02%) Incident Management
9 27 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (10.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
11 25 (9.84%) Service Delivery
12 24 (9.45%) E-Commerce
12 24 (9.45%) Information Security Management
12 24 (9.45%) Security Management
13 20 (7.87%) Change Control
13 20 (7.87%) Identity Access Management
13 20 (7.87%) Security Architecture
14 18 (7.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.24%) Java
2 24 (9.45%) C
3 21 (8.27%) SQL
4 17 (6.69%) Python
5 13 (5.12%) C#
5 13 (5.12%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.54%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.76%) VB
8 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (37.80%) CISSP
2 73 (28.74%) CISM
3 61 (24.02%) Degree
4 36 (14.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 34 (13.39%) CEH
5 34 (13.39%) CRISC
6 33 (12.99%) CISA
7 30 (11.81%) Security Cleared
8 29 (11.42%) SC Cleared
9 27 (10.63%) SANS
10 20 (7.87%) CLAS
11 18 (7.09%) GIAC
12 14 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (5.51%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (5.51%) Security+ Certification
13 13 (5.12%) MCP
14 12 (4.72%) DV Cleared
15 11 (4.33%) CCNP
15 11 (4.33%) MCSE
15 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (18.90%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.69%) COBIT
4 8 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.15%) Solvency II
4 8 (3.15%) Val IT
5 6 (2.36%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.97%) ISO22301
6 5 (1.97%) ISO27002
7 4 (1.57%) QA
8 3 (1.18%) GPG13
8 3 (1.18%) RMADS
8 3 (1.18%) SLA
9 2 (0.79%) BS7799
9 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.18%) Snort
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Xen
5 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (8.66%) Nessus
2 18 (7.09%) QRadar
3 11 (4.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.97%) Nmap
6 3 (1.18%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.18%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.39%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.63%) Oracle
3 18 (7.09%) ArcSight
4 16 (6.30%) LogRhythm
5 15 (5.91%) IBM
6 14 (5.51%) SolarWinds
6 14 (5.51%) Splunk
6 14 (5.51%) Symantec
7 13 (5.12%) AlienVault
7 13 (5.12%) LogLogic
8 11 (4.33%) HP
8 11 (4.33%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.76%) Cisco
10 7 (2.76%) VMware
11 6 (2.36%) Computacenter
11 6 (2.36%) Lotus
11 6 (2.36%) Qualys
12 5 (1.97%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.97%) SAP
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