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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 140 212 191
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2185 1619 1590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.11% 1.44% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.75% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1214 1155
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,548 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
85964 92342 85115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70360 74842 70738
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +94 1047 £60,000 - 127
South East +15 418 £52,500 +5.00% 68
South West +36 160 £51,576 +4.19% 18
Yorkshire +4 141 £45,000 - 15
North West +51 120 £47,500 +18.75% 28
East of England +17 100 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Midlands +28 90 £53,500 +18.88% 14
East Midlands -3 50 £56,250 +40.62% 9
North East +1 9 £33,738 -51.80% 1
Midlands +10 1 £67,500 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 1460 (35.90%) CISSP
2 1293 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1125 (27.66%) Finance
4 1001 (24.61%) Management Information System
5 829 (20.38%) Firewall
6 802 (19.72%) Degree
7 782 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 766 (18.83%) CISM
9 762 (18.74%) PCI DSS
10 751 (18.47%) Windows
11 699 (17.19%) ITIL
12 582 (14.31%) Security Management
13 574 (14.11%) Cyber Security
14 465 (11.43%) CISA
15 462 (11.36%) Security Cleared
16 440 (10.82%) Microsoft
17 428 (10.52%) Penetration Testing
18 424 (10.43%) Security Architecture
19 405 (9.96%) Network Security
19 405 (9.96%) Linux
20 393 (9.66%) Data Protection
21 375 (9.22%) Information Security Management
22 374 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
23 368 (9.05%) SIEM
23 368 (9.05%) Cisco
24 324 (7.97%) Banking
25 318 (7.82%) Business Continuity
26 314 (7.72%) SQL
27 313 (7.70%) Project Management
28 310 (7.62%) Active Directory

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 100 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 86 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 71 (1.75%) IIS
4 23 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.39%) Node.js
8 14 (0.34%) Lync
8 14 (0.34%) Apache
9 13 (0.32%) CMS
10 12 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.25%) JBoss
12 9 (0.22%) SAS
12 9 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 231 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.53%) MS Office
3 40 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.37%) MS Project
6 8 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.074%) SPSS
8 3 (0.074%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.20%) Agresso
4 4 (0.098%) assyst
5 3 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.049%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.049%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 60 (1.48%) SaaS
2 29 (0.71%) Office 365
3 28 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (0.61%) IaaS
5 20 (0.49%) PaaS
5 20 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.049%) Force.com
9 2 (0.049%) Route 53
9 2 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.049%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 829 (20.38%) Firewall
2 405 (9.96%) Network Security
3 272 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 177 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 171 (4.20%) Wireless
6 160 (3.93%) Internet
7 157 (3.86%) LAN
8 151 (3.71%) WAN
9 140 (3.44%) VPN
10 137 (3.37%) DNS
11 97 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
12 92 (2.26%) DHCP
13 79 (1.94%) SAN
14 63 (1.55%) LDAP
15 57 (1.40%) SSL
16 51 (1.25%) MPLS
17 47 (1.16%) HTTP
18 40 (0.98%) VoIP
19 38 (0.93%) Wireless Security
20 37 (0.91%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 82 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (1.55%) Big Data
4 54 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 45 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 42 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 33 (0.81%) MySQL
8 31 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (0.76%) Data Mining
9 28 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (0.64%) DB2
11 25 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.30%) Data Mart
15 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
16 11 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (0.64%) Metasploit
2 16 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.27%) JIRA
4 11 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.25%) WinDbg
5 10 (0.25%) GDB
6 9 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.22%) ClearCase
6 9 (0.22%) ERwin
7 8 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.20%) Toad
8 6 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.12%) Subversion
9 5 (0.12%) Maven
10 4 (0.098%) Selenium
10 4 (0.098%) JMeter
11 3 (0.074%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.074%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.074%) WebDriver
General
1 1125 (27.66%) Finance
2 324 (7.97%) Banking
3 239 (5.88%) Legal
4 170 (4.18%) Retail
5 156 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 151 (3.71%) Law
7 69 (1.70%) Military
8 67 (1.65%) Marketing
9 62 (1.52%) Advertising
10 57 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 36 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 35 (0.86%) Games
14 25 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.49%) Automotive
16 16 (0.39%) Publishing
16 16 (0.39%) Electronics
17 15 (0.37%) Back Office
18 12 (0.30%) Local Government
19 8 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 745 (18.32%) Analyst
2 604 (14.85%) Security Analyst
3 599 (14.73%) Consultant
4 511 (12.56%) Security Manager
5 445 (10.94%) Security Consultant
6 341 (8.38%) Information Manager
7 329 (8.09%) Architect
8 317 (7.79%) Information Security Manager
9 314 (7.72%) Information Analyst
10 301 (7.40%) Information Security Analyst
11 247 (6.07%) Security Engineer
12 228 (5.61%) Security Officer
13 219 (5.38%) Security Architect
14 196 (4.82%) Information Security Officer
15 173 (4.25%) Security Specialist
16 154 (3.79%) Information Security Consultant
17 123 (3.02%) IT Security Analyst
18 114 (2.80%) Network Engineer
19 104 (2.56%) Developer
20 100 (2.46%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (2.36%) .NET
2 74 (1.82%) Web Services
3 73 (1.79%) HTML
4 54 (1.33%) CSS
5 52 (1.28%) J2EE
6 49 (1.20%) Middleware
7 46 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 35 (0.86%) HTML5
9 33 (0.81%) Spring
10 31 (0.76%) XML
11 29 (0.71%) CSS3
12 27 (0.66%) JSP
13 25 (0.61%) Hibernate
13 25 (0.61%) jQuery
14 22 (0.54%) REST
15 19 (0.47%) .NET Framework
16 18 (0.44%) Ajax
17 17 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (0.39%) Apache Camel
19 15 (0.37%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1001 (24.61%) Management Information System
2 374 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 244 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 127 (3.12%) Data Protection Act
5 117 (2.88%) PKI
6 109 (2.68%) Cryptography
7 96 (2.36%) CESG
8 87 (2.14%) Mathematics
9 85 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 72 (1.77%) RMADS
11 66 (1.62%) Open Source
12 46 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 43 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.03%) Visualisation
15 41 (1.01%) Client/Server
16 36 (0.89%) GIS
17 34 (0.84%) Blackberry
18 31 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
19 29 (0.71%) Statistics
20 28 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 751 (18.47%) Windows
2 405 (9.96%) Linux
3 296 (7.28%) UNIX
4 70 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 65 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (0.86%) Solaris
8 25 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.52%) Android
12 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.32%) AIX
15 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.20%) Debian
16 8 (0.20%) VMS
17 4 (0.098%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (19.23%) Risk Management
2 699 (17.19%) ITIL
3 582 (14.31%) Security Management
4 574 (14.11%) Cyber Security
5 428 (10.52%) Penetration Testing
6 424 (10.43%) Security Architecture
7 393 (9.66%) Data Protection
8 375 (9.22%) Information Security Management
9 368 (9.05%) SIEM
10 318 (7.82%) Business Continuity
11 313 (7.70%) Project Management
12 288 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 267 (6.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 261 (6.42%) ISMS
15 259 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
16 233 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
17 197 (4.84%) Information Assurance
18 196 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 194 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
20 191 (4.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 314 (7.72%) SQL
2 194 (4.77%) C
3 166 (4.08%) Java
4 130 (3.20%) Python
5 123 (3.02%) Perl
6 101 (2.48%) C#
7 81 (1.99%) C++
8 73 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 70 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 43 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 32 (0.79%) Ruby
12 28 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.47%) PHP
14 18 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.20%) VB
17 7 (0.17%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.12%) VBA
18 5 (0.12%) APL
19 4 (0.098%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1460 (35.90%) CISSP
2 802 (19.72%) Degree
3 766 (18.83%) CISM
4 465 (11.43%) CISA
5 462 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 262 (6.44%) SC Cleared
7 240 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
8 200 (4.92%) CEH
9 165 (4.06%) CRISC
10 158 (3.88%) DV Cleared
11 146 (3.59%) CCNA
12 127 (3.12%) CCNP
12 127 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 122 (3.00%) GIAC
14 78 (1.92%) SSCP
15 70 (1.72%) PCI QSA
16 60 (1.48%) OSCP
17 57 (1.40%) MCSE
18 55 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
19 51 (1.25%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1293 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 762 (18.74%) PCI DSS
3 236 (5.80%) COBIT
4 184 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 133 (3.27%) SLA
6 109 (2.68%) QA
7 65 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 41 (1.01%) ISO 9001
9 37 (0.91%) GPG13
10 21 (0.52%) COSO
10 21 (0.52%) JSP 440
11 20 (0.49%) BS7799
12 19 (0.47%) BS25999
13 15 (0.37%) HIPAA
13 15 (0.37%) Data Quality
14 14 (0.34%) ISO 14001
15 12 (0.30%) Basel II
16 9 (0.22%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.22%) EMIR
16 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 310 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 130 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.33%) Snort
5 33 (0.81%) XenApp
6 32 (0.79%) XenServer
7 28 (0.69%) Squid
8 27 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.42%) vSphere
11 12 (0.30%) vCloud
12 8 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.098%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.098%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.074%) Firmware
16 3 (0.074%) Xen
17 2 (0.049%) OpenSSH
17 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 67 (1.65%) Nessus
2 59 (1.45%) SCCM
3 32 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 17 (0.42%) SCOM
6 16 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.37%) Nmap
8 10 (0.25%) OpenView
9 8 (0.20%) WSUS
9 8 (0.20%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.20%) CORE IMPACT
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (0.17%) Nagios
10 7 (0.17%) Cisco LMS
10 7 (0.17%) Puppet
11 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.098%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.098%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.098%) WMI
12 4 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 440 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 368 (9.05%) Cisco
3 229 (5.63%) CheckPoint
4 226 (5.56%) VMware
5 169 (4.16%) Oracle
6 128 (3.15%) Juniper
7 117 (2.88%) Citrix
8 109 (2.68%) McAfee
9 83 (2.04%) HP
10 82 (2.02%) Blue Coat
11 78 (1.92%) F5
12 77 (1.89%) Websense
13 70 (1.72%) Symantec
14 52 (1.28%) SAP
15 44 (1.08%) Splunk
16 40 (0.98%) ArcSight
16 40 (0.98%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.98%) Fortinet
17 39 (0.96%) SolarWinds
18 38 (0.93%) Sourcefire
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum corporate benefits package offered
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum generous car allowance, bonus and be
Posted: Yesterday
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous car allowance, bonus and be
Posted: Yesterday