The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 94 123 180
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +57
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2690 2532 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.93% 2.47% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.83% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 2093 1432
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Information Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80737 89616 92223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.04% 87.37% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68272 74479 74310
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

Information Security
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the England region.

Information Security Salary Trend in England

Information Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in England

Information Security
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
London +16 1217 £65,000 +4.00% 132
South East +37 581 £55,000 +10.00% 61
West Midlands +48 193 £50,000 +2.04% 33
Yorkshire +34 191 £52,500 +22.09% 24
South West +32 146 £50,000 +2.04% 48
North West -6 146 £55,000 +10.00% 36
East of England +30 130 £45,000 -10.89% 22
East Midlands -51 44 £62,500 +13.63% 7
North East +12 16 £41,937 -4.14% 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2261 (41.95%) CISSP
2 1901 (35.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1451 (26.92%) Finance
4 1427 (26.47%) CISM
5 1386 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
6 1282 (23.78%) Management Information System
7 1224 (22.71%) Risk Management
8 1218 (22.60%) PCI DSS
9 1088 (20.19%) Degree
10 950 (17.63%) CISA
11 919 (17.05%) Firewall
12 864 (16.03%) ITIL
13 826 (15.32%) Windows
14 757 (14.04%) Data Protection
15 732 (13.58%) Penetration Testing
16 708 (13.14%) SIEM
17 679 (12.60%) Security Management
18 646 (11.99%) Linux
19 587 (10.89%) Microsoft
20 555 (10.30%) Security Operations
21 537 (9.96%) Information Security Management
22 535 (9.93%) Security Architecture
23 509 (9.44%) Network Security
24 485 (9.00%) Security Cleared
25 475 (8.81%) Project Management
26 437 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
27 436 (8.09%) Computer Science
28 432 (8.01%) COBIT
29 430 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
30 415 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 131 (2.43%) IIS
2 113 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 73 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 62 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 29 (0.54%) Apache
7 25 (0.46%) CMS
8 23 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (0.20%) Drupal
12 11 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.20%) JBoss
12 11 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.17%) WordPress
14 8 (0.15%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 257 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 150 (2.78%) MS Office
3 41 (0.76%) MS Project
4 40 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.074%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.056%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.019%) GIMP
9 1 (0.019%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.20%) assyst
4 10 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.093%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.074%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.056%) HFM
7 3 (0.056%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.037%) Magento
8 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.019%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.019%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.019%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.019%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 195 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (2.02%) SaaS
4 96 (1.78%) Office 365
5 83 (1.54%) IaaS
6 35 (0.65%) PaaS
7 34 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.17%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.093%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.093%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.093%) GitHub
12 5 (0.093%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.093%) Route 53
12 5 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 919 (17.05%) Firewall
2 509 (9.44%) Network Security
3 234 (4.34%) Internet
4 232 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 216 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 191 (3.54%) DNS
7 183 (3.40%) VPN
8 170 (3.15%) LAN
9 167 (3.10%) WAN
10 160 (2.97%) Wireless
11 97 (1.80%) HTTP
12 92 (1.71%) SSL
13 68 (1.26%) DHCP
14 57 (1.06%) Wireshark
15 53 (0.98%) IPsec
16 48 (0.89%) LDAP
16 48 (0.89%) SAN
17 45 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (0.83%) VoIP
18 44 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 91 (1.69%) Big Data
3 62 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (1.11%) MySQL
5 57 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 36 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 30 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 17 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.32%) OLAP
14 16 (0.30%) DB2
14 16 (0.30%) QlikView
15 15 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (0.72%) Metasploit
2 32 (0.59%) Burp Suite
3 22 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.39%) AppScan
4 21 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.37%) JIRA
6 16 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.19%) Subversion
8 9 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (0.17%) Selenium
8 9 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.11%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.11%) Toad
10 5 (0.093%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.074%) GitLab
11 4 (0.074%) Hudson
11 4 (0.074%) NCrunch
11 4 (0.074%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.074%) sqlmap
General
1 1451 (26.92%) Finance
2 369 (6.85%) Legal
3 298 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 281 (5.21%) Banking
5 197 (3.65%) Retail
6 100 (1.86%) Marketing
7 95 (1.76%) Law
8 85 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.13%) Games
10 57 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 50 (0.93%) Electronics
12 48 (0.89%) Publishing
13 39 (0.72%) Back Office
14 37 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.56%) Military
16 22 (0.41%) Local Government
17 21 (0.39%) German Language
17 21 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1047 (19.42%) Analyst
2 871 (16.16%) Security Manager
3 835 (15.49%) Security Analyst
4 787 (14.60%) Consultant
5 626 (11.61%) Security Consultant
6 535 (9.93%) Information Security Manager
7 506 (9.39%) Information Manager
8 412 (7.64%) Architect
9 408 (7.57%) Information Analyst
10 405 (7.51%) Information Security Analyst
11 319 (5.92%) IT Manager
12 313 (5.81%) Security Officer
13 294 (5.45%) Security Architect
14 267 (4.95%) Security Engineer
15 248 (4.60%) Information Officer
16 246 (4.56%) Information Security Officer
17 245 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
18 232 (4.30%) IT Analyst
19 229 (4.25%) Security Specialist
20 196 (3.64%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (2.80%) .NET
2 147 (2.73%) Web Services
3 107 (1.99%) HTML
4 73 (1.35%) CSS
5 61 (1.13%) J2EE
6 53 (0.98%) REST
7 46 (0.85%) XML
8 44 (0.82%) Middleware
9 42 (0.78%) jQuery
10 41 (0.76%) SAML
11 38 (0.71%) HTML5
12 37 (0.69%) SOAP
13 31 (0.58%) ASP.NET
14 27 (0.50%) .NET Framework
14 27 (0.50%) AngularJS
15 25 (0.46%) OAuth
16 21 (0.39%) RESTful
16 21 (0.39%) Spring
17 20 (0.37%) OpenID
18 19 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1282 (23.78%) Management Information System
2 436 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 406 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 274 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
5 235 (4.36%) Data Centre
6 204 (3.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 186 (3.45%) CESG
8 154 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
9 152 (2.82%) PKI
10 128 (2.37%) Cryptography
11 120 (2.23%) Mobile App
12 99 (1.84%) Cyber Attack
13 94 (1.74%) Mathematics
14 77 (1.43%) Virtual Team
15 71 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 69 (1.28%) Driving Licence
17 68 (1.26%) Cybercrime
18 47 (0.87%) Client/Server
19 45 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
20 44 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 826 (15.32%) Windows
2 646 (11.99%) Linux
3 330 (6.12%) Unix
4 196 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 88 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (1.06%) Solaris
8 56 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 44 (0.82%) CentOS
10 44 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 39 (0.72%) Android
12 19 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 18 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.32%) FreeBSD
15 16 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.26%) AIX
17 12 (0.22%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1386 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
2 1224 (22.71%) Risk Management
3 864 (16.03%) ITIL
4 757 (14.04%) Data Protection
5 732 (13.58%) Penetration Testing
6 708 (13.14%) SIEM
7 679 (12.60%) Security Management
8 555 (10.30%) Security Operations
9 537 (9.96%) Information Security Management
10 535 (9.93%) Security Architecture
11 475 (8.81%) Project Management
12 437 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
13 430 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
14 415 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 404 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
16 372 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 371 (6.88%) Business Continuity
18 341 (6.33%) ISMS
19 326 (6.05%) Incident Management
20 289 (5.36%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 358 (6.64%) SQL
2 275 (5.10%) Python
3 262 (4.86%) Java
4 247 (4.58%) C
5 161 (2.99%) Perl
6 136 (2.52%) C#
7 133 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 132 (2.45%) PHP
9 127 (2.36%) Ruby
10 115 (2.13%) C++
11 106 (1.97%) JavaScript
12 59 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 40 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 34 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 24 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 24 (0.45%) VB
16 16 (0.30%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.15%) VBScript
19 7 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2261 (41.95%) CISSP
2 1427 (26.47%) CISM
3 1088 (20.19%) Degree
4 950 (17.63%) CISA
5 485 (9.00%) Security Cleared
6 405 (7.51%) CEH
7 375 (6.96%) SC Cleared
8 278 (5.16%) CRISC
9 275 (5.10%) SANS
10 256 (4.75%) GIAC
11 227 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
12 216 (4.01%) CREST Certified
13 171 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
14 136 (2.52%) CLAS
15 134 (2.49%) CISMP
16 126 (2.34%) DV Cleared
17 117 (2.17%) CCNA
18 113 (2.10%) OSCP
19 98 (1.82%) CCNP
20 87 (1.61%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1901 (35.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1218 (22.60%) PCI DSS
3 432 (8.01%) COBIT
4 214 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 131 (2.43%) ISO27002
6 98 (1.82%) ISO 9001
7 94 (1.74%) QA
8 78 (1.45%) ISO22301
9 76 (1.41%) SLA
10 69 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 61 (1.13%) RMADS
12 39 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
13 37 (0.69%) COSO
14 31 (0.58%) ISO27005
15 24 (0.45%) Data Quality
16 22 (0.41%) ISO 14001
17 20 (0.37%) SSAE 16
18 17 (0.32%) Val IT
19 16 (0.30%) BS7799
19 16 (0.30%) FISMA
System Software
1 396 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 135 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 39 (0.72%) Snort
5 24 (0.45%) vSphere
6 21 (0.39%) Postfix
7 19 (0.35%) XenServer
8 18 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.30%) KVM
10 16 (0.30%) XenApp
11 15 (0.28%) Firmware
12 9 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.17%) pfSense
12 9 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.15%) Docker
14 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.13%) VMware ESX
15 6 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 187 (3.47%) Nessus
2 89 (1.65%) SCCM
3 70 (1.30%) Puppet
4 50 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 49 (0.91%) QRadar
6 45 (0.83%) RSA Archer
7 39 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (0.69%) Ansible
9 32 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 30 (0.56%) Nmap
11 18 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 16 (0.30%) Nexpose
12 16 (0.30%) OpenVAS
12 16 (0.30%) SCOM
13 15 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 15 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (0.26%) Cobbler
14 14 (0.26%) Zenoss
15 13 (0.24%) FreeIPA
16 12 (0.22%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 587 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 309 (5.73%) Cisco
3 216 (4.01%) VMware
4 179 (3.32%) Oracle
5 156 (2.89%) CheckPoint
6 138 (2.56%) Intel Security
7 134 (2.49%) Splunk
8 121 (2.24%) ArcSight
9 92 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 87 (1.61%) HP
10 87 (1.61%) Qualys
11 85 (1.58%) Citrix
12 81 (1.50%) F5
13 79 (1.47%) Juniper
13 79 (1.47%) SAP
14 74 (1.37%) Palo Alto
15 67 (1.24%) LogRhythm
16 58 (1.08%) IBM
17 56 (1.04%) Cyber-Ark
18 53 (0.98%) Symantec
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Good Benefits + Car/Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £82000 - £108000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Salary dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £120000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Flexible hours, Bonus + more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago