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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 99 131 157
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2474 2462 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.94% 2.48% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.84% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 1949 1709
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
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
74008 86796 91362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61531 72502 75765
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 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +49 1274 £65,000 +8.33% 122
South East +2 406 £55,000 - 29
North West +21 225 £50,000 +2.56% 37
Yorkshire +41 163 £45,000 +12.50% 15
West Midlands +26 150 £49,000 +15.29% 15
South West -15 118 £52,500 +10.52% 23
East of England -56 76 £50,000 - 23
East Midlands -34 39 £55,000 +22.22% 13
North East +17 13 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Midlands +7 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2080 (40.22%) CISSP
2 1723 (33.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1402 (27.11%) CISM
4 1346 (26.02%) Finance
5 1293 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 1287 (24.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1134 (21.93%) Degree
8 1106 (21.38%) Risk Management
9 1020 (19.72%) PCI DSS
10 970 (18.75%) CISA
11 952 (18.41%) Firewall
12 881 (17.03%) Windows
13 766 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
14 762 (14.73%) ITIL
15 755 (14.60%) Linux
16 710 (13.73%) Data Protection
17 686 (13.26%) Security Management
18 678 (13.11%) SIEM
19 640 (12.37%) Network Security
20 636 (12.30%) Security Architecture
21 617 (11.93%) Security Operations
22 547 (10.58%) Information Security Management
23 519 (10.03%) Security Cleared
24 515 (9.96%) Microsoft
25 491 (9.49%) Vulnerability Management
26 465 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
27 446 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
28 438 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
29 422 (8.16%) CEH
30 416 (8.04%) Computer Science

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
1 144 (2.78%) IIS
2 71 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 48 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 42 (0.81%) Apache
6 38 (0.73%) Apache Spark
7 30 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 30 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (0.44%) Confluence
8 23 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.15%) JBoss
13 8 (0.15%) nginx
14 6 (0.12%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 233 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 146 (2.82%) MS Office
3 46 (0.89%) MS Project
4 39 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.097%) GIMP
7 5 (0.097%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.019%) Revit
8 1 (0.019%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 17 (0.33%) assyst
5 15 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 6 (0.12%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.097%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.097%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.058%) HFM
9 3 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.058%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.058%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.019%) CODA-Financials
11 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.019%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 207 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (1.88%) Office 365
4 92 (1.78%) SaaS
5 72 (1.39%) IaaS
6 32 (0.62%) PaaS
7 21 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.15%) Route 53
13 8 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.14%) GitHub
15 6 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.097%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 952 (18.41%) Firewall
2 640 (12.37%) Network Security
3 290 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 250 (4.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 218 (4.22%) VPN
6 209 (4.04%) Internet
7 205 (3.96%) DNS
8 177 (3.42%) LAN
9 173 (3.34%) Wireless
10 168 (3.25%) WAN
11 111 (2.15%) SSL
12 77 (1.49%) HTTP
13 68 (1.31%) DHCP
14 56 (1.08%) IPsec
15 50 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (0.97%) OSPF
16 47 (0.91%) LDAP
16 47 (0.91%) VLAN
17 45 (0.87%) BGP
18 43 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 114 (2.20%) Big Data
3 88 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 82 (1.59%) MySQL
5 57 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 53 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 49 (0.95%) GIS
8 47 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 37 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 37 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 25 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 21 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
15 15 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (0.25%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (0.89%) Burp Suite
2 35 (0.68%) Metasploit
3 32 (0.62%) JIRA
4 23 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 18 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.31%) Subversion
7 14 (0.27%) Selenium
8 12 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (0.15%) AppScan
11 5 (0.097%) Gitweb
12 4 (0.077%) Paros
12 4 (0.077%) PVCS
12 4 (0.077%) WebScarab
13 3 (0.058%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.039%) GoCD
14 2 (0.039%) Hudson
14 2 (0.039%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.039%) Travis CI
General
1 1346 (26.02%) Finance
2 327 (6.32%) Banking
3 322 (6.23%) Legal
4 268 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 208 (4.02%) Retail
6 115 (2.22%) Games
7 97 (1.88%) Law
8 73 (1.41%) Marketing
9 68 (1.31%) Military
10 63 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 42 (0.81%) Publishing
12 41 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 41 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 39 (0.75%) German Language
14 32 (0.62%) Electronics
15 30 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 24 (0.46%) Advertising
18 22 (0.43%) Local Government
18 22 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1048 (20.26%) Analyst
2 836 (16.16%) Security Manager
3 814 (15.74%) Security Analyst
4 588 (11.37%) Consultant
5 494 (9.55%) Information Security Manager
6 487 (9.42%) Information Manager
7 451 (8.72%) Security Consultant
8 388 (7.50%) Architect
9 378 (7.31%) Security Engineer
10 348 (6.73%) Information Analyst
11 347 (6.71%) Information Security Analyst
12 280 (5.41%) Security Architect
13 276 (5.34%) Security Officer
14 264 (5.10%) Security Specialist
15 249 (4.81%) IT Manager
16 245 (4.74%) IT Analyst
17 228 (4.41%) Information Security Officer
18 224 (4.33%) Information Officer
19 212 (4.10%) IT Security Analyst
20 201 (3.89%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (2.61%) .NET
2 134 (2.59%) Web Services
3 115 (2.22%) HTML
4 80 (1.55%) CSS
5 70 (1.35%) Middleware
6 69 (1.33%) jQuery
7 66 (1.28%) XML
8 62 (1.20%) HTML5
9 48 (0.93%) SailPoint
10 47 (0.91%) REST
10 47 (0.91%) Spring
11 44 (0.85%) AngularJS
12 43 (0.83%) Hibernate
13 42 (0.81%) Node.js
14 36 (0.70%) ASP.NET
15 34 (0.66%) CSS3
16 32 (0.62%) SAML
17 29 (0.56%) Apache Camel
17 29 (0.56%) Java EE
18 27 (0.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1293 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 416 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 352 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 278 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 267 (5.16%) Data Protection Act
6 239 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 172 (3.33%) CESG
8 153 (2.96%) PKI
9 139 (2.69%) Cyberthreat
10 113 (2.18%) Cryptography
11 89 (1.72%) Mobile App
12 81 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 79 (1.53%) Driving Licence
14 76 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
15 57 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 53 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (1.01%) User Experience
17 52 (1.01%) Virtual Team
18 49 (0.95%) Statistics
19 46 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 881 (17.03%) Windows
2 755 (14.60%) Linux
3 355 (6.86%) Unix
4 244 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 100 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 59 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 44 (0.85%) Solaris
11 39 (0.75%) CentOS
12 26 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.46%) AIX
14 21 (0.41%) Android
14 21 (0.41%) Kali Linux
14 21 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.23%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.21%) Debian
17 11 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1287 (24.88%) Cybersecurity
2 1106 (21.38%) Risk Management
3 766 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 762 (14.73%) ITIL
5 710 (13.73%) Data Protection
6 686 (13.26%) Security Management
7 678 (13.11%) SIEM
8 636 (12.30%) Security Architecture
9 617 (11.93%) Security Operations
10 547 (10.58%) Information Security Management
11 491 (9.49%) Vulnerability Management
12 465 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 446 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
14 438 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
15 410 (7.93%) Project Management
16 365 (7.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 359 (6.94%) ISMS
18 342 (6.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 329 (6.36%) Incident Management
20 318 (6.15%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (5.96%) Java
2 300 (5.80%) Python
3 293 (5.67%) SQL
4 290 (5.61%) C
5 175 (3.38%) Perl
6 163 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 133 (2.57%) C#
8 129 (2.49%) Ruby
9 125 (2.42%) C++
10 117 (2.26%) PHP
11 101 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 46 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 32 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 24 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.33%) Scala
15 17 (0.33%) VB
16 16 (0.31%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.29%) BeanShell
18 13 (0.25%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2080 (40.22%) CISSP
2 1402 (27.11%) CISM
3 1134 (21.93%) Degree
4 970 (18.75%) CISA
5 519 (10.03%) Security Cleared
6 422 (8.16%) CEH
7 367 (7.10%) SC Cleared
8 253 (4.89%) SANS
9 249 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
9 249 (4.81%) GIAC
10 207 (4.00%) CRISC
11 170 (3.29%) CREST Certified
12 156 (3.02%) DV Cleared
13 137 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
14 130 (2.51%) CISMP
15 104 (2.01%) CCNA
16 103 (1.99%) CCNP
17 97 (1.88%) OSCP
18 86 (1.66%) IISP
19 74 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1723 (33.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1020 (19.72%) PCI DSS
3 384 (7.42%) COBIT
4 190 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 97 (1.88%) SLA
6 86 (1.66%) QA
7 83 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 76 (1.47%) ISO27002
9 62 (1.20%) RMADS
10 57 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 53 (1.02%) ISO 9001
12 37 (0.72%) ISO22301
13 31 (0.60%) GPG13
14 21 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
15 20 (0.39%) JSP 440
16 19 (0.37%) BS25999
17 18 (0.35%) BS7799
17 18 (0.35%) FISMA
18 15 (0.29%) ISO 14001
19 14 (0.27%) ISO27005
System Software
1 370 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 169 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.72%) Snort
5 30 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 26 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 19 (0.37%) Firmware
9 18 (0.35%) vSphere
10 13 (0.25%) pfSense
10 13 (0.25%) Postfix
10 13 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.23%) KVM
11 12 (0.23%) XenApp
12 9 (0.17%) HDFS
12 9 (0.17%) XenServer
13 7 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 209 (4.04%) Nessus
2 79 (1.53%) SCCM
3 68 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 56 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 50 (0.97%) Puppet
6 46 (0.89%) QRadar
7 35 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 27 (0.52%) Nmap
9 26 (0.50%) WSUS
10 22 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (0.43%) RSA Archer
11 18 (0.35%) logstash
11 18 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 17 (0.33%) Nexpose
13 14 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.25%) Kibana
15 11 (0.21%) RSA enVision
16 10 (0.19%) Cobbler
16 10 (0.19%) FreeIPA
16 10 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 515 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 361 (6.98%) Cisco
3 222 (4.29%) VMware
4 196 (3.79%) Splunk
5 183 (3.54%) Oracle
6 151 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 144 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 124 (2.40%) ArcSight
9 122 (2.36%) Palo Alto
10 99 (1.91%) F5
11 97 (1.88%) Juniper
12 85 (1.64%) Qualys
13 78 (1.51%) HP
14 71 (1.37%) Citrix
14 71 (1.37%) SAP
15 70 (1.35%) Cyber-Ark
16 69 (1.33%) Sophos
17 67 (1.30%) LogRhythm
18 58 (1.12%) Red Hat
19 57 (1.10%) Forcepoint
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £58,000 to £63,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, flexible
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago