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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 97 144 197
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +53
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2700 2158 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.93% 2.17% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.51% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1656 1309
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,125 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
81094 85836 94997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.29% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68286 70492 77872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 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 May 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 +25 1169 £65,000 +4.00% 117
South East +76 621 £55,000 +2.80% 53
West Midlands +64 219 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire +57 214 £45,000 +8.43% 24
East of England +39 143 £52,500 +14.25% 8
South West +11 135 £50,000 - 23
North West +29 131 £60,000 +20.00% 25
East Midlands -11 47 £47,000 +4.44% 7
North East +4 10 £37,000 -7.50%
Midlands +9 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2238 (41.28%) CISSP
2 1949 (35.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1429 (26.36%) CISM
4 1414 (26.08%) Finance
5 1314 (24.23%) Management Information System
6 1285 (23.70%) Risk Management
7 1193 (22.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1055 (19.46%) Degree
9 1042 (19.22%) PCI DSS
10 911 (16.80%) ITIL
11 895 (16.51%) Firewall
12 890 (16.41%) Windows
13 843 (15.55%) Security Management
14 790 (14.57%) CISA
15 715 (13.19%) Data Protection
16 690 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
17 609 (11.23%) Microsoft
18 592 (10.92%) Information Security Management
19 579 (10.68%) SIEM
20 570 (10.51%) Linux
21 526 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
22 514 (9.48%) Security Cleared
23 505 (9.31%) Network Security
24 469 (8.65%) Security Operations
25 466 (8.59%) Legal
26 463 (8.54%) Security Architecture
27 461 (8.50%) Computer Science
28 458 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
29 438 (8.08%) COBIT
30 413 (7.62%) Active Directory

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
1 120 (2.21%) IIS
2 112 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 74 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 54 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 45 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (0.44%) CMS
8 22 (0.41%) Apache
8 22 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (0.30%) JBoss
11 14 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.22%) CloudStack
13 11 (0.20%) WordPress
14 10 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.17%) nginx
16 8 (0.15%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 225 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 139 (2.56%) MS Office
3 25 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.41%) MS Project
5 20 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.055%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.018%) GIMP
8 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.018%) SPSS
8 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.13%) assyst
4 4 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.074%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.055%) Line 500
5 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.055%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.055%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.037%) AWD
6 2 (0.037%) Magento
6 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.037%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.018%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.018%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 179 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.92%) SaaS
4 98 (1.81%) Office 365
5 53 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (0.87%) IaaS
7 21 (0.39%) PaaS
8 16 (0.30%) GitHub
9 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.092%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.037%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 895 (16.51%) Firewall
2 505 (9.31%) Network Security
3 274 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 266 (4.91%) TCP/IP
5 261 (4.81%) Internet
6 195 (3.60%) WAN
7 190 (3.50%) VPN
8 177 (3.26%) DNS
9 176 (3.25%) LAN
10 140 (2.58%) Wireless
11 97 (1.79%) HTTP
12 88 (1.62%) SSL
13 77 (1.42%) SAN
14 67 (1.24%) VoIP
15 64 (1.18%) Wireshark
16 62 (1.14%) DHCP
17 52 (0.96%) Intranet
18 45 (0.83%) LDAP
19 41 (0.76%) IPsec
20 39 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 94 (1.73%) Big Data
3 61 (1.13%) MySQL
4 59 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 38 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 33 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 25 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 23 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 20 (0.37%) DB2
14 20 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 18 (0.33%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 43 (0.79%) Metasploit
3 31 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 31 (0.57%) JIRA
4 30 (0.55%) Subversion
5 28 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.41%) Burp Suite
7 21 (0.39%) AppScan
8 15 (0.28%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.18%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.13%) Android Studio
12 7 (0.13%) ERwin
12 7 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.11%) Hudson
13 6 (0.11%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.11%) Selenium
13 6 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 1414 (26.08%) Finance
2 466 (8.59%) Legal
3 272 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 270 (4.98%) Banking
5 144 (2.66%) Retail
6 129 (2.38%) Law
7 93 (1.72%) Marketing
8 85 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 52 (0.96%) Electronics
11 50 (0.92%) Publishing
12 45 (0.83%) Military
13 38 (0.70%) Back Office
14 26 (0.48%) French Language
14 26 (0.48%) Games
15 24 (0.44%) Advertising
15 24 (0.44%) German Language
15 24 (0.44%) Local Government
16 22 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1049 (19.35%) Analyst
2 845 (15.58%) Security Analyst
3 841 (15.51%) Security Manager
4 820 (15.12%) Consultant
5 646 (11.91%) Security Consultant
6 527 (9.72%) Information Security Manager
7 508 (9.37%) Information Manager
8 480 (8.85%) Information Analyst
9 476 (8.78%) Architect
10 468 (8.63%) Information Security Analyst
11 346 (6.38%) IT Manager
12 333 (6.14%) Security Architect
13 316 (5.83%) Security Officer
14 258 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
15 248 (4.57%) Information Security Consultant
16 245 (4.52%) Information Officer
17 235 (4.33%) Security Engineer
18 216 (3.98%) IT Security Manager
19 191 (3.52%) IT Analyst
20 190 (3.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (3.41%) .NET
2 122 (2.25%) HTML
3 120 (2.21%) Web Services
4 87 (1.60%) CSS
4 87 (1.60%) J2EE
5 51 (0.94%) Middleware
6 45 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 41 (0.76%) SAML
8 39 (0.72%) HTML5
8 39 (0.72%) jQuery
9 34 (0.63%) REST
10 32 (0.59%) SOAP
11 28 (0.52%) XML
12 27 (0.50%) AngularJS
12 27 (0.50%) OAuth
12 27 (0.50%) RESTful
13 24 (0.44%) .NET Framework
14 20 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (0.35%) Spring
16 18 (0.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1314 (24.23%) Management Information System
2 526 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 461 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 212 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
5 199 (3.67%) CESG
6 185 (3.41%) Data Centre
7 170 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
8 159 (2.93%) PKI
9 148 (2.73%) Security Operations Centre
10 137 (2.53%) Mathematics
11 110 (2.03%) Cryptography
12 102 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 99 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
14 88 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 54 (1.00%) Blackberry
16 50 (0.92%) Driving Licence
17 49 (0.90%) Cybercrime
18 47 (0.87%) Client/Server
19 45 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
20 43 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 890 (16.41%) Windows
2 570 (10.51%) Linux
3 368 (6.79%) Unix
4 194 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 117 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (1.36%) Solaris
8 72 (1.33%) Android
9 58 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 51 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (0.57%) CentOS
13 29 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.46%) Windows 2000
15 22 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 17 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 12 (0.22%) Kali Linux
20 11 (0.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (23.70%) Risk Management
2 1193 (22.00%) Cybersecurity
3 911 (16.80%) ITIL
4 843 (15.55%) Security Management
5 715 (13.19%) Data Protection
6 690 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
7 592 (10.92%) Information Security Management
8 579 (10.68%) SIEM
9 469 (8.65%) Security Operations
10 463 (8.54%) Security Architecture
11 458 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
12 410 (7.56%) ISMS
12 410 (7.56%) Project Management
13 376 (6.93%) Business Continuity
14 374 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 351 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
16 330 (6.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 327 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 300 (5.53%) Security Testing
19 292 (5.39%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (6.64%) SQL
2 264 (4.87%) Java
3 255 (4.70%) C
4 232 (4.28%) Python
5 161 (2.97%) C#
6 147 (2.71%) Perl
7 124 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 113 (2.08%) C++
9 109 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 91 (1.68%) PHP
11 88 (1.62%) Ruby
12 55 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 45 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 38 (0.70%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.31%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.30%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.30%) VB
17 15 (0.28%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.20%) VBScript
19 10 (0.18%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2238 (41.28%) CISSP
2 1429 (26.36%) CISM
3 1055 (19.46%) Degree
4 790 (14.57%) CISA
5 514 (9.48%) Security Cleared
6 369 (6.81%) SC Cleared
7 331 (6.10%) CEH
8 260 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
9 250 (4.61%) CRISC
10 249 (4.59%) GIAC
11 234 (4.32%) SANS
12 184 (3.39%) CLAS
13 183 (3.38%) CISMP
14 172 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 155 (2.86%) CREST Certified
16 138 (2.55%) DV Cleared
17 131 (2.42%) GCIH
18 130 (2.40%) CCNA
19 117 (2.16%) SSCP
20 111 (2.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1949 (35.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1042 (19.22%) PCI DSS
3 438 (8.08%) COBIT
4 206 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 131 (2.42%) ISO27002
6 125 (2.31%) ISO 9001
7 119 (2.19%) QA
8 103 (1.90%) SLA
9 95 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 76 (1.40%) ISO22301
11 64 (1.18%) RMADS
12 43 (0.79%) COSO
13 37 (0.68%) Data Quality
14 33 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 33 (0.61%) SSAE 16
15 29 (0.53%) ISO27005
16 28 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
17 26 (0.48%) ISO 14001
18 20 (0.37%) HIPAA
19 19 (0.35%) BS25999
System Software
1 413 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 157 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.89%) Snort
4 41 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.66%) vSphere
6 31 (0.57%) Xen
7 18 (0.33%) Postfix
7 18 (0.33%) XenApp
8 17 (0.31%) XenServer
9 16 (0.30%) Docker
10 15 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.15%) Firmware
14 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.11%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 132 (2.43%) Nessus
2 69 (1.27%) Puppet
3 53 (0.98%) Ansible
4 51 (0.94%) SCCM
5 44 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (0.79%) QRadar
7 39 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 37 (0.68%) RSA Archer
9 27 (0.50%) EnCase
9 27 (0.50%) SCOM
10 21 (0.39%) Nagios
11 20 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 18 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
12 18 (0.33%) Nmap
12 18 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 17 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 17 (0.31%) Salt
14 16 (0.30%) HP Fortify
15 13 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 12 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 609 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 326 (6.01%) Cisco
3 254 (4.68%) VMware
4 196 (3.61%) Oracle
5 170 (3.14%) CheckPoint
6 107 (1.97%) Intel Security
7 105 (1.94%) Juniper
8 101 (1.86%) ArcSight
9 99 (1.83%) Citrix
9 99 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 94 (1.73%) Splunk
11 91 (1.68%) F5
12 87 (1.60%) IBM
13 84 (1.55%) Qualys
14 79 (1.46%) HP
15 77 (1.42%) Palo Alto
16 71 (1.31%) Symantec
17 59 (1.09%) SolarWinds
18 55 (1.01%) SAP
19 54 (1.00%) Remedy
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum BONUS / PENSION /STOCKS
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Soho House Co
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000 + OTE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £54372 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
England
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday