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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 96 129 191
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +62
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2653 2482 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.89% 2.41% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.77% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2108 2011 1431
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
80636 89671 92054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.85% 87.13% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68192 74166 74883
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 July 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 July 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
London +24 1160 £65,000 +4.00% 125
South East +39 623 £55,000 +10.00% 41
West Midlands +58 220 £52,500 +9.37% 25
Yorkshire +36 167 £50,000 +17.64% 21
North West +30 153 £55,000 +3.77% 33
East of England +7 125 £47,500 -3.06% 12
South West +22 114 £50,000 - 25
East Midlands -58 46 £55,000 - 6
North East +15 18 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Midlands +13 1 £55,000 - 1
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2289 (41.40%) CISSP
2 1942 (35.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1497 (27.08%) Finance
4 1430 (25.86%) CISM
5 1384 (25.03%) Cybersecurity
6 1315 (23.78%) Management Information System
7 1295 (23.42%) Risk Management
8 1080 (19.53%) Degree
9 1072 (19.39%) PCI DSS
10 928 (16.78%) Firewall
11 903 (16.33%) CISA
12 896 (16.21%) ITIL
13 867 (15.68%) Windows
14 751 (13.58%) Data Protection
15 746 (13.49%) Security Management
16 720 (13.02%) Penetration Testing
17 692 (12.52%) SIEM
18 662 (11.97%) Microsoft
19 634 (11.47%) Linux
20 574 (10.38%) Information Security Management
21 559 (10.11%) Security Operations
22 509 (9.21%) Network Security
23 506 (9.15%) Security Cleared
24 503 (9.10%) Security Architecture
25 493 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
26 468 (8.46%) Project Management
27 465 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
28 441 (7.98%) COBIT
29 438 (7.92%) Computer Science
30 420 (7.60%) 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
1 135 (2.44%) IIS
2 121 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 74 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 66 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 48 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (0.45%) CMS
8 22 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.34%) Apache
10 17 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (0.24%) JBoss
13 10 (0.18%) nginx
14 9 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.16%) WordPress
15 8 (0.14%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 248 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 153 (2.77%) MS Office
3 44 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.76%) MS Project
5 36 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.054%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.054%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.018%) GIMP
8 1 (0.018%) SPSS
8 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 36 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.20%) assyst
4 10 (0.18%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.090%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.072%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.054%) HFM
7 3 (0.054%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.054%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.054%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.036%) AWD
8 2 (0.036%) Magento
9 1 (0.018%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.018%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 194 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.03%) Office 365
4 110 (1.99%) SaaS
5 75 (1.36%) IaaS
6 35 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.63%) PaaS
7 10 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.13%) GitHub
9 5 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.090%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.036%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.036%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.018%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.018%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.018%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.018%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 928 (16.78%) Firewall
2 509 (9.21%) Network Security
3 265 (4.79%) Internet
4 261 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 243 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 210 (3.80%) VPN
7 181 (3.27%) WAN
8 180 (3.26%) DNS
9 178 (3.22%) LAN
10 156 (2.82%) Wireless
11 106 (1.92%) HTTP
12 90 (1.63%) SSL
13 60 (1.09%) Wireshark
14 59 (1.07%) DHCP
15 58 (1.05%) VoIP
16 52 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (0.92%) IPsec
17 51 (0.92%) SAN
18 48 (0.87%) LDAP
19 38 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 97 (1.75%) Big Data
3 67 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 58 (1.05%) MySQL
6 37 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 25 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (0.42%) NoSQL
12 22 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.31%) DB2
14 17 (0.31%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.31%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.25%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.25%) QlikView
16 13 (0.24%) OLAP
16 13 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 29 (0.52%) Burp Suite
3 26 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (0.43%) AppScan
6 20 (0.36%) JIRA
7 19 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.25%) Subversion
9 11 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (0.14%) Selenium
12 7 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.11%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.11%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.11%) sqlmap
13 6 (0.11%) Toad
14 5 (0.090%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.072%) Hudson
15 4 (0.072%) TeamCity
General
1 1497 (27.08%) Finance
2 411 (7.43%) Legal
3 300 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 278 (5.03%) Banking
5 186 (3.36%) Retail
6 118 (2.13%) Law
7 112 (2.03%) Marketing
8 92 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 57 (1.03%) Games
11 55 (0.99%) Electronics
12 48 (0.87%) Publishing
13 40 (0.72%) Back Office
14 39 (0.71%) Military
15 34 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 32 (0.58%) Local Government
17 24 (0.43%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.33%) Advertising
19 16 (0.29%) French Language
19 16 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1070 (19.35%) Analyst
2 866 (15.66%) Security Analyst
3 856 (15.48%) Consultant
4 853 (15.43%) Security Manager
5 693 (12.53%) Security Consultant
6 538 (9.73%) Information Security Manager
7 511 (9.24%) Information Manager
8 450 (8.14%) Information Analyst
9 447 (8.08%) Architect
10 446 (8.07%) Information Security Analyst
11 331 (5.99%) IT Manager
12 313 (5.66%) Security Officer
13 312 (5.64%) Security Architect
14 262 (4.74%) Information Security Consultant
15 258 (4.67%) Security Engineer
16 250 (4.52%) Information Security Officer
17 249 (4.50%) Information Officer
18 222 (4.02%) IT Analyst
19 211 (3.82%) Security Specialist
20 205 (3.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (3.11%) .NET
2 140 (2.53%) Web Services
3 120 (2.17%) HTML
4 78 (1.41%) CSS
5 74 (1.34%) J2EE
6 48 (0.87%) Middleware
6 48 (0.87%) REST
7 42 (0.76%) XML
8 40 (0.72%) SAML
9 39 (0.71%) HTML5
9 39 (0.71%) jQuery
10 37 (0.67%) SOAP
11 35 (0.63%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 27 (0.49%) AngularJS
13 25 (0.45%) OAuth
14 24 (0.43%) RESTful
15 19 (0.34%) OpenID
15 19 (0.34%) Spring
16 17 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1315 (23.78%) Management Information System
2 493 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 438 (7.92%) Computer Science
4 252 (4.56%) Data Protection Act
5 226 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 225 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 206 (3.73%) CESG
8 178 (3.22%) PKI
9 159 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
10 118 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 114 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 112 (2.03%) Cryptography
13 98 (1.77%) Cyber Attack
14 79 (1.43%) Virtual Team
15 78 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 65 (1.18%) Cybercrime
17 64 (1.16%) Driving Licence
18 49 (0.89%) Client/Server
19 47 (0.85%) iPad
20 46 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 867 (15.68%) Windows
2 634 (11.47%) Linux
3 350 (6.33%) Unix
4 193 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 93 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (1.23%) Solaris
8 57 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (0.87%) Android
10 45 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 44 (0.80%) CentOS
12 37 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.34%) Kali Linux
16 17 (0.31%) FreeBSD
17 15 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.24%) AIX
19 12 (0.22%) Windows 10
20 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1384 (25.03%) Cybersecurity
2 1295 (23.42%) Risk Management
3 896 (16.21%) ITIL
4 751 (13.58%) Data Protection
5 746 (13.49%) Security Management
6 720 (13.02%) Penetration Testing
7 692 (12.52%) SIEM
8 574 (10.38%) Information Security Management
9 559 (10.11%) Security Operations
10 503 (9.10%) Security Architecture
11 468 (8.46%) Project Management
12 465 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
13 419 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
14 398 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 389 (7.04%) Business Continuity
16 387 (7.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 363 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
18 356 (6.44%) ISMS
19 316 (5.72%) Internal Audit
20 310 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 369 (6.67%) SQL
2 261 (4.72%) Java
3 251 (4.54%) C
4 246 (4.45%) Python
5 154 (2.79%) Perl
6 142 (2.57%) C#
7 137 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 113 (2.04%) Ruby
9 112 (2.03%) PHP
10 110 (1.99%) C++
11 106 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 60 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 40 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 29 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 22 (0.40%) Objective-C
16 21 (0.38%) VB
17 16 (0.29%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.22%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.14%) VBScript
20 6 (0.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2289 (41.40%) CISSP
2 1430 (25.86%) CISM
3 1080 (19.53%) Degree
4 903 (16.33%) CISA
5 506 (9.15%) Security Cleared
6 385 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 365 (6.60%) CEH
8 285 (5.15%) CRISC
9 261 (4.72%) SANS
10 246 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
11 244 (4.41%) GIAC
12 200 (3.62%) CESG Certified Professional
13 189 (3.42%) CREST Certified
14 180 (3.26%) CLAS
15 152 (2.75%) CISMP
16 135 (2.44%) DV Cleared
17 116 (2.10%) CCNA
18 105 (1.90%) CCNP
19 103 (1.86%) OSCP
20 102 (1.84%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1942 (35.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1072 (19.39%) PCI DSS
3 441 (7.98%) COBIT
4 195 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 145 (2.62%) ISO27002
6 117 (2.12%) ISO 9001
7 106 (1.92%) QA
8 95 (1.72%) ISO22301
9 85 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 75 (1.36%) SLA
11 63 (1.14%) RMADS
12 43 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
13 39 (0.71%) COSO
14 27 (0.49%) ISO27005
15 26 (0.47%) Data Quality
16 25 (0.45%) SSAE 16
17 21 (0.38%) ISO 14001
18 20 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 19 (0.34%) FISMA
20 18 (0.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 420 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 141 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.83%) Snort
4 44 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.63%) vSphere
6 21 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.34%) Postfix
7 19 (0.34%) XenApp
7 19 (0.34%) XenServer
8 17 (0.31%) KVM
9 16 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.25%) Docker
11 12 (0.22%) Firmware
11 12 (0.22%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.18%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.14%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.14%) Xen
14 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 187 (3.38%) Nessus
2 92 (1.66%) SCCM
3 67 (1.21%) Puppet
4 57 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 48 (0.87%) RSA Archer
6 46 (0.83%) QRadar
7 43 (0.78%) Ansible
8 39 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
10 24 (0.43%) Nmap
11 23 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 22 (0.40%) SCOM
13 20 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 18 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 16 (0.29%) EnCase
15 16 (0.29%) HP Fortify
15 16 (0.29%) Nexpose
15 16 (0.29%) OpenVAS
16 15 (0.27%) Zenoss
17 13 (0.24%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 662 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 336 (6.08%) Cisco
3 229 (4.14%) VMware
4 201 (3.64%) Oracle
5 181 (3.27%) CheckPoint
6 139 (2.51%) Intel Security
7 118 (2.13%) ArcSight
8 117 (2.12%) Splunk
9 105 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 97 (1.75%) Juniper
11 91 (1.65%) Citrix
12 88 (1.59%) F5
12 88 (1.59%) Qualys
13 85 (1.54%) SAP
14 83 (1.50%) HP
15 81 (1.47%) Palo Alto
16 67 (1.21%) IBM
17 66 (1.19%) Symantec
18 65 (1.18%) LogRhythm
19 58 (1.05%) Fortinet
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £165,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago