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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
UK / England
Rank 115 109 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +65
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2038 2681 1880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.57% 2.85% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.23% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 2165 1552
Median salary £60,000 £56,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,900 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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
70431 82998 86048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.76% 88.22% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58371 69691 71211
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +26 1084 £67,500 +8.00% 112
South East -87 233 £60,000 +9.09% 30
North West -12 183 £47,500 -5.00% 31
West Midlands +10 137 £50,000 -4.76% 16
South West -3 120 £52,500 +14.13% 19
East of England -23 110 £52,500 +3.85% 13
Yorkshire -52 103 £40,000 -15.78% 16
East Midlands -22 51 £45,000 -25.00% 9
North East +8 11 £36,150 -14.94% 5
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1819 (39.28%) CISSP
2 1488 (32.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1278 (27.60%) CISM
4 1151 (24.85%) Finance
5 1141 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
6 1123 (24.25%) Management Information System
7 1031 (22.26%) Risk Management
8 1027 (22.18%) Degree
9 913 (19.71%) Firewall
10 863 (18.64%) CISA
11 765 (16.52%) Windows
12 752 (16.24%) PCI DSS
13 697 (15.05%) Linux
14 635 (13.71%) SIEM
15 634 (13.69%) Security Management
16 623 (13.45%) Data Protection
17 602 (13.00%) ITIL
18 601 (12.98%) Network Security
19 596 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
20 580 (12.52%) Security Architecture
21 573 (12.37%) Security Operations
22 517 (11.16%) Security Cleared
23 489 (10.56%) Information Security Management
24 454 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
25 439 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
26 429 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
26 429 (9.26%) Microsoft
27 380 (8.21%) Computer Science
28 372 (8.03%) Risk Assessment
29 369 (7.97%) Unix

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
1 122 (2.63%) IIS
2 69 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 56 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 54 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 50 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 34 (0.73%) Apache
7 34 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (0.56%) Confluence
9 17 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.28%) JBoss
11 13 (0.28%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.19%) CMS
14 7 (0.15%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.15%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.13%) nginx
16 5 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 209 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 131 (2.83%) MS Office
3 48 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.73%) MS Project
6 5 (0.11%) GIMP
6 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.043%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.022%) Revit
8 1 (0.022%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 30 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 27 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (0.45%) assyst
4 18 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 15 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 6 (0.13%) Sage CRM
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.086%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.065%) SAP HR
13 2 (0.043%) Bankmaster
14 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle Financials
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 1 (0.022%) PeopleSoft HRMS
14 1 (0.022%) ResourceLink
14 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
14 1 (0.022%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 178 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.81%) Office 365
4 67 (1.45%) SaaS
5 51 (1.10%) IaaS
6 32 (0.69%) PaaS
7 30 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.11%) GitHub
14 5 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 913 (19.71%) Firewall
2 601 (12.98%) Network Security
3 303 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 252 (5.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 199 (4.30%) VPN
6 163 (3.52%) Internet
7 158 (3.41%) DNS
8 136 (2.94%) LAN
9 129 (2.79%) WAN
10 118 (2.55%) Wireless
11 114 (2.46%) SSL
12 82 (1.77%) HTTP
13 63 (1.36%) DHCP
14 61 (1.32%) LDAP
15 49 (1.06%) SAN
16 44 (0.95%) OSPF
17 41 (0.89%) BGP
18 39 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (0.80%) VLAN
20 35 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 110 (2.38%) Big Data
3 96 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 94 (2.03%) MySQL
5 88 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 68 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 56 (1.21%) Apache Hive
7 56 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 45 (0.97%) GIS
9 39 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 34 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (0.50%) Bigtable
14 20 (0.43%) NoSQL
15 18 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (0.78%) JIRA
2 28 (0.60%) Burp Suite
2 28 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.43%) Metasploit
5 19 (0.41%) Selenium
6 17 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 16 (0.35%) Subversion
8 14 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.19%) AppScan
10 7 (0.15%) Paros
10 7 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.15%) WebScarab
11 6 (0.13%) Hudson
11 6 (0.13%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.11%) Gitweb
13 3 (0.065%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.065%) GoCD
13 3 (0.065%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.043%) Ant
General
1 1151 (24.85%) Finance
2 319 (6.89%) Banking
3 313 (6.76%) Legal
4 197 (4.25%) Retail
5 178 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 85 (1.84%) Law
7 83 (1.79%) Games
8 72 (1.55%) Military
9 70 (1.51%) Marketing
10 52 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 51 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.06%) Advertising
13 33 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 31 (0.67%) Publishing
15 24 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 24 (0.52%) German Language
16 21 (0.45%) Front Office
17 17 (0.37%) Local Government
18 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 945 (20.41%) Analyst
2 726 (15.68%) Security Analyst
3 724 (15.63%) Security Manager
4 478 (10.32%) Consultant
5 409 (8.83%) Information Manager
6 408 (8.81%) Architect
7 401 (8.66%) Information Security Manager
8 362 (7.82%) Security Consultant
9 351 (7.58%) Information Analyst
10 345 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 338 (7.30%) Security Engineer
12 285 (6.15%) Security Architect
13 231 (4.99%) Security Officer
14 211 (4.56%) Security Specialist
15 199 (4.30%) IT Manager
16 190 (4.10%) Information Security Officer
17 173 (3.74%) Information Officer
18 165 (3.56%) Information Security Consultant
19 153 (3.30%) IT Analyst
20 145 (3.13%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (2.61%) HTML
2 120 (2.59%) .NET
3 87 (1.88%) CSS
4 86 (1.86%) Web Services
5 80 (1.73%) Middleware
6 70 (1.51%) jQuery
7 67 (1.45%) HTML5
8 61 (1.32%) Spring
9 60 (1.30%) SailPoint
10 59 (1.27%) Hibernate
11 58 (1.25%) Node.js
12 56 (1.21%) AngularJS
13 51 (1.10%) CSS3
14 49 (1.06%) Apache Camel
14 49 (1.06%) Java EE
15 40 (0.86%) XML
16 38 (0.82%) LAMP
17 32 (0.69%) ASP.NET
18 27 (0.58%) Symfony
19 26 (0.56%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1123 (24.25%) Management Information System
2 380 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 325 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 231 (4.99%) Data Centre
5 220 (4.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 219 (4.73%) Data Protection Act
7 144 (3.11%) CESG
8 121 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
9 116 (2.50%) PKI
10 77 (1.66%) Cyber Attack
11 59 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 59 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 58 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 46 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 42 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
15 40 (0.86%) Virtual Team
16 38 (0.82%) Client/Server
17 36 (0.78%) iPad
18 35 (0.76%) NHS
19 34 (0.73%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 765 (16.52%) Windows
2 697 (15.05%) Linux
3 369 (7.97%) Unix
4 214 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 123 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 39 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.52%) AIX
11 24 (0.52%) CentOS
12 23 (0.50%) Solaris
13 18 (0.39%) Android
14 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.22%) Debian
17 10 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1141 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
2 1031 (22.26%) Risk Management
3 635 (13.71%) SIEM
4 634 (13.69%) Security Management
5 623 (13.45%) Data Protection
6 602 (13.00%) ITIL
7 596 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
8 580 (12.52%) Security Architecture
9 573 (12.37%) Security Operations
10 489 (10.56%) Information Security Management
11 454 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
12 439 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
13 429 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 372 (8.03%) Risk Assessment
15 351 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 333 (7.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 331 (7.15%) Project Management
18 329 (7.10%) Incident Management
19 307 (6.63%) ISMS
20 291 (6.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 297 (6.41%) Java
2 291 (6.28%) Python
3 282 (6.09%) C
4 239 (5.16%) SQL
5 184 (3.97%) Perl
6 171 (3.69%) JavaScript
7 122 (2.63%) Ruby
8 114 (2.46%) C#
9 104 (2.25%) C++
10 81 (1.75%) PHP
11 75 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 58 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 36 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.39%) Bourne shell
15 16 (0.35%) BeanShell
16 13 (0.28%) Korn
16 13 (0.28%) Scala
17 12 (0.26%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.24%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 1819 (39.28%) CISSP
2 1278 (27.60%) CISM
3 1027 (22.18%) Degree
4 863 (18.64%) CISA
5 517 (11.16%) Security Cleared
6 334 (7.21%) CEH
7 329 (7.10%) SC Cleared
8 270 (5.83%) GIAC
9 258 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
10 250 (5.40%) SANS
11 171 (3.69%) DV Cleared
12 169 (3.65%) CRISC
13 132 (2.85%) CESG Certified Professional
14 122 (2.63%) CCNP
15 115 (2.48%) CREST Certified
16 108 (2.33%) CISMP
17 103 (2.22%) CCNA
18 98 (2.12%) GCIH
19 90 (1.94%) GCIA
20 71 (1.53%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1488 (32.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 752 (16.24%) PCI DSS
3 311 (6.72%) COBIT
4 131 (2.83%) QA
5 105 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 99 (2.14%) SLA
7 85 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 80 (1.73%) GDPR
9 56 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 56 (1.21%) ISO27002
10 45 (0.97%) RMADS
11 34 (0.73%) ISO22301
12 33 (0.71%) ISO 9001
13 30 (0.65%) GPG13
14 23 (0.50%) JSP 440
15 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
16 15 (0.32%) BS25999
17 13 (0.28%) ISO 14001
18 12 (0.26%) ISO27005
18 12 (0.26%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 288 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 183 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.19%) Snort
5 39 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 29 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 21 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 14 (0.30%) Docker
10 14 (0.30%) Firmware
11 13 (0.28%) HDFS
12 11 (0.24%) vSphere
13 10 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.19%) iptables
14 9 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.17%) XenApp
16 6 (0.13%) XenServer
17 4 (0.086%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 164 (3.54%) Nessus
2 87 (1.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 80 (1.73%) CSIRT
4 63 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
5 54 (1.17%) SCCM
6 49 (1.06%) QRadar
7 43 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 39 (0.84%) Puppet
9 26 (0.56%) logstash
10 24 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 22 (0.48%) PowerBroker
11 22 (0.48%) WSUS
12 20 (0.43%) Nmap
13 18 (0.39%) Kibana
14 16 (0.35%) EnCase
14 16 (0.35%) RSA enVision
15 14 (0.30%) Ansible
15 14 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
15 14 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 429 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 327 (7.06%) Cisco
3 229 (4.94%) VMware
4 189 (4.08%) Oracle
5 181 (3.91%) Splunk
6 142 (3.07%) CheckPoint
7 133 (2.87%) Palo Alto
8 132 (2.85%) Intel Security
9 117 (2.53%) ArcSight
10 108 (2.33%) Juniper
11 84 (1.81%) F5
12 83 (1.79%) Qualys
13 79 (1.71%) HP
14 73 (1.58%) Citrix
15 70 (1.51%) Fortinet
16 66 (1.43%) Blue Coat
16 66 (1.43%) LogRhythm
17 63 (1.36%) CyberArk
18 59 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
19 52 (1.12%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
KnownFour
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £100 to £110 per annum £95k - £110k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + bonus and benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago