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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
UK / England
Rank 106 114 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +51
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2159 2528 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.74% 2.70% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.08% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 2006 1573
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
69355 82040 84447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.14% 87.72% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57535 69015 70235
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +39 1131 £65,000 +4.00% 127
South East -49 278 £57,500 +4.54% 38
North West -16 191 £46,000 -5.64% 23
West Midlands +21 157 £48,000 +6.66% 18
Yorkshire -8 131 £40,000 -15.78% 12
South West -13 109 £52,500 +10.52% 29
East of England -51 98 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -15 50 £52,500 -4.54% 7
North East +5 9 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1858 (38.94%) CISSP
2 1585 (33.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1302 (27.29%) CISM
4 1197 (25.09%) Finance
5 1160 (24.31%) Cybersecurity
6 1151 (24.12%) Management Information System
7 1069 (22.41%) Degree
8 1036 (21.71%) Risk Management
9 891 (18.68%) Firewall
9 891 (18.68%) CISA
10 869 (18.21%) PCI DSS
11 773 (16.20%) Windows
12 666 (13.96%) Penetration Testing
13 662 (13.88%) Linux
14 658 (13.79%) Data Protection
15 648 (13.58%) Security Management
16 645 (13.52%) ITIL
17 639 (13.39%) SIEM
18 615 (12.89%) Network Security
19 596 (12.49%) Security Architecture
20 563 (11.80%) Security Operations
21 528 (11.07%) Security Cleared
22 510 (10.69%) Information Security Management
23 447 (9.37%) Vulnerability Management
24 437 (9.16%) Microsoft
25 423 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
26 410 (8.59%) Risk Assessment
27 402 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
28 383 (8.03%) CEH
29 380 (7.96%) 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
1 133 (2.79%) IIS
2 58 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 51 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 48 (1.01%) Apache Spark
6 42 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 40 (0.84%) Apache
8 38 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (0.54%) Confluence
10 17 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.25%) JBoss
13 11 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.21%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.17%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (0.15%) nginx
17 6 (0.13%) MS Project Server
18 5 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 222 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 126 (2.64%) MS Office
3 45 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (0.69%) MS Project
5 29 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.10%) GIMP
6 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.084%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.021%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.021%) Revit
9 1 (0.021%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 30 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 20 (0.42%) assyst
4 19 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.084%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.063%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.063%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.021%) Bankmaster
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle Payroll
12 1 (0.021%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.021%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 159 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (1.57%) Office 365
4 70 (1.47%) SaaS
5 51 (1.07%) IaaS
6 29 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.59%) PaaS
8 15 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.17%) Route 53
13 8 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
13 8 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.15%) GitHub
15 6 (0.13%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 891 (18.68%) Firewall
2 615 (12.89%) Network Security
3 293 (6.14%) TCP/IP
4 234 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 196 (4.11%) VPN
6 185 (3.88%) DNS
7 165 (3.46%) Internet
8 142 (2.98%) Wireless
9 140 (2.93%) LAN
10 135 (2.83%) WAN
11 118 (2.47%) SSL
12 82 (1.72%) HTTP
13 71 (1.49%) DHCP
14 53 (1.11%) LDAP
15 48 (1.01%) OSPF
16 47 (0.99%) IPsec
17 44 (0.92%) BGP
18 43 (0.90%) SAN
19 40 (0.84%) VLAN
20 38 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 103 (2.16%) Big Data
3 91 (1.91%) MySQL
4 90 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 63 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 63 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 50 (1.05%) GIS
7 49 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 47 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 44 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 26 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (0.52%) NoSQL
12 19 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.19%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (0.78%) JIRA
2 35 (0.73%) Burp Suite
3 28 (0.59%) Metasploit
4 27 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 18 (0.38%) Selenium
7 16 (0.34%) Subversion
8 15 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.15%) AppScan
11 6 (0.13%) Hudson
11 6 (0.13%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.10%) Gitweb
13 4 (0.084%) Paros
13 4 (0.084%) WebScarab
14 3 (0.063%) GoCD
14 3 (0.063%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.042%) JIRA Agile
15 2 (0.042%) Mercurial
General
1 1197 (25.09%) Finance
2 321 (6.73%) Banking
3 305 (6.39%) Legal
4 219 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 188 (3.94%) Retail
6 96 (2.01%) Law
7 88 (1.84%) Games
8 74 (1.55%) Marketing
9 67 (1.40%) Military
10 52 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 42 (0.88%) Advertising
12 39 (0.82%) Publishing
13 34 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.71%) German Language
14 30 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.50%) Aerospace
16 21 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.42%) Electronics
18 19 (0.40%) Local Government
19 17 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 968 (20.29%) Analyst
2 777 (16.29%) Security Manager
3 738 (15.47%) Security Analyst
4 497 (10.42%) Consultant
5 450 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
6 446 (9.35%) Information Manager
7 380 (7.96%) Security Consultant
8 374 (7.84%) Architect
9 353 (7.40%) Security Engineer
10 332 (6.96%) Information Analyst
11 328 (6.87%) Information Security Analyst
12 271 (5.68%) Security Architect
13 259 (5.43%) Security Officer
14 228 (4.78%) Security Specialist
15 215 (4.51%) IT Manager
16 209 (4.38%) Information Security Officer
17 203 (4.25%) IT Analyst
18 193 (4.05%) Information Officer
19 178 (3.73%) Information Security Consultant
20 172 (3.61%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (2.52%) .NET
1 120 (2.52%) HTML
2 103 (2.16%) Web Services
3 87 (1.82%) CSS
4 76 (1.59%) Middleware
5 71 (1.49%) jQuery
6 66 (1.38%) HTML5
7 60 (1.26%) Spring
8 56 (1.17%) Hibernate
9 54 (1.13%) Node.js
9 54 (1.13%) SailPoint
10 51 (1.07%) AngularJS
11 48 (1.01%) XML
12 42 (0.88%) CSS3
13 41 (0.86%) Apache Camel
13 41 (0.86%) Java EE
14 37 (0.78%) LAMP
15 34 (0.71%) ASP.NET
16 27 (0.57%) Symfony
17 26 (0.54%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1151 (24.12%) Management Information System
2 380 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 334 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 258 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 220 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
6 204 (4.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 162 (3.40%) CESG
8 129 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
8 129 (2.70%) PKI
9 99 (2.08%) Cryptography
10 80 (1.68%) Cyber Attack
11 79 (1.66%) Mathematics
12 71 (1.49%) Driving Licence
13 57 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 53 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 51 (1.07%) Virtual Team
16 47 (0.99%) Visualisation
17 46 (0.96%) NHS
18 45 (0.94%) Mainframe
19 40 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 773 (16.20%) Windows
2 662 (13.88%) Linux
3 348 (7.29%) Unix
4 221 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 110 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 42 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (0.63%) Solaris
11 29 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.50%) AIX
13 24 (0.50%) CentOS
14 23 (0.48%) Android
15 15 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 15 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1160 (24.31%) Cybersecurity
2 1036 (21.71%) Risk Management
3 666 (13.96%) Penetration Testing
4 658 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 648 (13.58%) Security Management
6 645 (13.52%) ITIL
7 639 (13.39%) SIEM
8 596 (12.49%) Security Architecture
9 563 (11.80%) Security Operations
10 510 (10.69%) Information Security Management
11 447 (9.37%) Vulnerability Management
12 423 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 410 (8.59%) Risk Assessment
14 402 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
15 349 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 345 (7.23%) Incident Management
17 337 (7.06%) ISMS
17 337 (7.06%) Project Management
18 310 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 299 (6.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 299 (6.27%) C
1 299 (6.27%) Java
2 288 (6.04%) Python
3 240 (5.03%) SQL
4 179 (3.75%) Perl
5 175 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 125 (2.62%) Ruby
7 122 (2.56%) C++
8 121 (2.54%) C#
9 95 (1.99%) PHP
10 72 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 55 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 24 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.36%) Scala
15 16 (0.34%) BeanShell
16 15 (0.31%) Bourne shell
17 13 (0.27%) Korn
18 12 (0.25%) R
19 11 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1858 (38.94%) CISSP
2 1302 (27.29%) CISM
3 1069 (22.41%) Degree
4 891 (18.68%) CISA
5 528 (11.07%) Security Cleared
6 383 (8.03%) CEH
7 348 (7.29%) SC Cleared
8 257 (5.39%) GIAC
9 227 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
10 226 (4.74%) SANS
11 183 (3.84%) CRISC
12 160 (3.35%) DV Cleared
13 141 (2.96%) CREST Certified
14 125 (2.62%) CESG Certified Professional
15 112 (2.35%) CISMP
16 107 (2.24%) CCNP
17 102 (2.14%) CCNA
18 86 (1.80%) OSCP
19 79 (1.66%) IISP
20 72 (1.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1585 (33.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 869 (18.21%) PCI DSS
3 342 (7.17%) COBIT
4 148 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 102 (2.14%) SLA
6 87 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 81 (1.70%) QA
8 71 (1.49%) GDPR
9 55 (1.15%) ISO27002
10 51 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 48 (1.01%) RMADS
12 42 (0.88%) ISO 9001
13 30 (0.63%) ISO22301
14 29 (0.61%) GPG13
15 25 (0.52%) JSP 440
16 17 (0.36%) BS7799
17 16 (0.34%) BS25999
17 16 (0.34%) ISO27005
18 15 (0.31%) ISO 14001
19 13 (0.27%) FISMA
System Software
1 304 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 172 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.05%) Snort
5 32 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 23 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 22 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.31%) Firmware
9 14 (0.29%) Docker
10 13 (0.27%) ProxySG
10 13 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.25%) HDFS
11 12 (0.25%) vSphere
12 9 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.19%) XenApp
13 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.17%) pfSense
13 8 (0.17%) Postfix
14 7 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 176 (3.69%) Nessus
2 62 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 61 (1.28%) CSIRT
4 57 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
5 48 (1.01%) QRadar
5 48 (1.01%) SCCM
6 39 (0.82%) Puppet
7 35 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 25 (0.52%) WSUS
9 24 (0.50%) Nmap
10 23 (0.48%) logstash
11 19 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 16 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.31%) Kibana
13 15 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
14 12 (0.25%) RSA enVision
15 11 (0.23%) Nexpose
15 11 (0.23%) RSA Archer
16 10 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 437 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 321 (6.73%) Cisco
3 219 (4.59%) VMware
4 189 (3.96%) Splunk
5 176 (3.69%) Oracle
6 130 (2.72%) Intel Security
7 127 (2.66%) CheckPoint
8 120 (2.52%) Palo Alto
9 116 (2.43%) ArcSight
10 101 (2.12%) Juniper
11 84 (1.76%) F5
12 80 (1.68%) Qualys
13 78 (1.63%) HP
14 67 (1.40%) Citrix
15 61 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
16 60 (1.26%) LogRhythm
17 59 (1.24%) Blue Coat
18 57 (1.19%) Fortinet
19 54 (1.13%) Sophos
20 53 (1.11%) AlienVault
West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus, medical, dental pension, childcare, tra
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday