The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 164 166 222
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1867 1663 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.63% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.07% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1193 1173
Average salary £51,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87641 80206 86689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.62% 77.29%
Number of salaries quoted 71373 66636 74608
Average salary £49,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
UK

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 797 £57,500 -1.70% 93
South East +8 415 £47,500 -9.52% 42
Yorkshire -12 155 £43,500 +5.13% 12
East of England +41 132 £50,000 +17.64% 10
North West -28 90 £51,000 -2.85% 15
South West -34 88 £49,000 -2.00% 18
East Midlands +18 84 £39,875 -20.25% 4
West Midlands -36 78 £45,000 -10.00% 11
North East -5 6 £35,581 -20.93% 2
Midlands +14 4 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 1169 (33.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1124 (32.28%) CISSP
3 1052 (30.21%) Finance
4 933 (26.79%) Management Information System
5 725 (20.82%) Degree
6 655 (18.81%) Risk Management
7 634 (18.21%) Windows
8 615 (17.66%) Firewall
9 603 (17.32%) CISM
10 597 (17.15%) PCI DSS
11 534 (15.34%) ITIL
12 440 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 435 (12.49%) Security Management
14 420 (12.06%) Penetration Testing
15 418 (12.00%) Linux
16 410 (11.77%) Security Cleared
17 390 (11.20%) Project Management
18 367 (10.54%) CISA
19 346 (9.94%) Information Security Management
20 332 (9.53%) Business Continuity
21 318 (9.13%) Network Security
22 315 (9.05%) SIEM
23 277 (7.96%) Cyber Security
24 270 (7.75%) Security Architecture
25 268 (7.70%) Data Protection
26 266 (7.64%) Cisco
27 257 (7.38%) SQL
28 255 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
28 255 (7.32%) ISMS
29 244 (7.01%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 94 (2.70%) IIS
2 89 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 61 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 29 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 29 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (0.72%) SAS
7 22 (0.63%) Apache
8 17 (0.49%) Lync
9 16 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.23%) CMS
12 8 (0.23%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 240 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 139 (3.99%) MS Office
3 57 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.18%) MS Project
5 21 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.086%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) FastStats
9 1 (0.029%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.40%) SAP GRC
2 10 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) assyst
6 3 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.086%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.057%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.057%) Summit
7 2 (0.057%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.057%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.057%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.057%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.01%) SaaS
2 22 (0.63%) PaaS
3 18 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.49%) IaaS
5 11 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.086%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.057%) Office 365
11 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 615 (17.66%) Firewall
2 318 (9.13%) Network Security
3 197 (5.66%) Internet
4 166 (4.77%) WAN
5 152 (4.37%) TCP/IP
6 151 (4.34%) LAN
6 151 (4.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 117 (3.36%) VPN
8 110 (3.16%) DNS
9 86 (2.47%) Wireless
10 74 (2.13%) SAN
11 72 (2.07%) SSL
12 68 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
13 66 (1.90%) LDAP
14 48 (1.38%) HTTP
15 47 (1.35%) Wireshark
16 44 (1.26%) VoIP
17 43 (1.23%) DHCP
18 36 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
19 27 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.29%) MySQL
3 32 (0.92%) Big Data
4 29 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 25 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 23 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 22 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 20 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (0.46%) MS Access
12 16 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.26%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.23%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.20%) BODI
17 7 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (0.86%) Metasploit
2 21 (0.60%) Eclipse
2 21 (0.60%) Subversion
3 20 (0.57%) Maven
4 13 (0.37%) YourKit
5 7 (0.20%) AppScan
5 7 (0.20%) Selenium
5 7 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.17%) Artifactory
7 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.14%) JIRA
8 4 (0.11%) NUnit
8 4 (0.11%) JMeter
8 4 (0.11%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.11%) GDB
8 4 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.086%) Jasmine
General
1 1052 (30.21%) Finance
2 225 (6.46%) Banking
3 204 (5.86%) Legal
4 132 (3.79%) Retail
5 128 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.35%) Marketing
7 68 (1.95%) Advertising
8 65 (1.87%) Law
9 50 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 37 (1.06%) Games
12 26 (0.75%) Military
13 23 (0.66%) Local Government
13 23 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.55%) Electronics
14 19 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.37%) Back Office
15 13 (0.37%) Publishing
16 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 727 (20.88%) Analyst
2 605 (17.38%) Consultant
3 591 (16.97%) Security Analyst
4 467 (13.41%) Security Consultant
5 322 (9.25%) Security Manager
6 316 (9.08%) Information Analyst
7 307 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
8 298 (8.56%) Architect
9 182 (5.23%) Information Security Consultant
10 173 (4.97%) Security Specialist
11 156 (4.48%) Security Architect
12 149 (4.28%) Information Manager
13 142 (4.08%) Information Security Manager
14 138 (3.96%) Security Officer
15 134 (3.85%) Security Engineer
16 116 (3.33%) Developer
16 116 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
17 114 (3.27%) IT Security Analyst
18 111 (3.19%) Information Specialist
19 106 (3.04%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (4.16%) .NET
2 100 (2.87%) Web Services
3 72 (2.07%) HTML
4 56 (1.61%) XML
5 49 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 46 (1.32%) Spring
7 43 (1.23%) CSS
8 40 (1.15%) Hibernate
9 35 (1.01%) Middleware
10 31 (0.89%) J2EE
11 29 (0.83%) jQuery
12 28 (0.80%) SAML
13 27 (0.78%) JSP
14 24 (0.69%) SailPoint
15 21 (0.60%) .NET Framework
15 21 (0.60%) RESTful
16 18 (0.52%) OAuth
17 17 (0.49%) OpenID
17 17 (0.49%) LAMP
18 16 (0.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 933 (26.79%) Management Information System
2 188 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 109 (3.13%) RMADS
4 92 (2.64%) CESG
5 90 (2.58%) PKI
6 71 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 63 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 63 (1.81%) Cryptography
8 45 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
9 44 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 41 (1.18%) Open Source
11 39 (1.12%) PMI
12 25 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 24 (0.69%) NHS
13 24 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.66%) iPhone
14 23 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 22 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.60%) Mainframe
17 20 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 634 (18.21%) Windows
2 418 (12.00%) Linux
3 244 (7.01%) UNIX
4 89 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 57 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 43 (1.23%) Solaris
9 36 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 34 (0.98%) Android
11 33 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 22 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
17 19 (0.55%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.34%) Debian
18 12 (0.34%) AIX
19 8 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (18.81%) Risk Management
2 534 (15.34%) ITIL
3 435 (12.49%) Security Management
4 420 (12.06%) Penetration Testing
5 390 (11.20%) Project Management
6 346 (9.94%) Information Security Management
7 332 (9.53%) Business Continuity
8 315 (9.05%) SIEM
9 277 (7.96%) Cyber Security
10 270 (7.75%) Security Architecture
11 268 (7.70%) Data Protection
12 255 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
12 255 (7.32%) ISMS
13 192 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 178 (5.11%) PRINCE2
15 175 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 173 (4.97%) Service Delivery
17 171 (4.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 171 (4.91%) Business Development
18 166 (4.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 257 (7.38%) SQL
2 220 (6.32%) Java
3 114 (3.27%) C#
4 87 (2.50%) Perl
5 86 (2.47%) C
6 81 (2.33%) C++
7 72 (2.07%) Python
8 69 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 51 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 45 (1.29%) Ruby
11 35 (1.01%) PHP
12 34 (0.98%) VB
13 28 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.78%) VB.NET
15 26 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 11 (0.32%) VB6
19 7 (0.20%) ABAP
20 4 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1124 (32.28%) CISSP
2 725 (20.82%) Degree
3 603 (17.32%) CISM
4 410 (11.77%) Security Cleared
5 367 (10.54%) CISA
6 228 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
7 217 (6.23%) SC Cleared
8 174 (5.00%) CCNA
9 156 (4.48%) CEH
10 120 (3.45%) CCNP
11 119 (3.42%) DV Cleared
12 101 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 73 (2.10%) GIAC
14 67 (1.92%) MCSE
15 59 (1.69%) SSCP
16 57 (1.64%) PCI QSA
17 56 (1.61%) CRISC
18 48 (1.38%) PMI Certification
19 38 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
20 36 (1.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1169 (33.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 597 (17.15%) PCI DSS
3 184 (5.28%) COBIT
4 104 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 103 (2.96%) QA
6 87 (2.50%) SLA
7 83 (2.38%) ISO 9001
8 60 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 23 (0.66%) ISO 9000
9 23 (0.66%) JSP 440
10 22 (0.63%) BS7799
11 20 (0.57%) COSO
12 19 (0.55%) GPG13
13 16 (0.46%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.23%) BS25999
15 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.20%) GxP
16 6 (0.17%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.17%) CESG Infosec
17 5 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 180 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 117 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 48 (1.38%) Snort
5 22 (0.63%) Samba
6 21 (0.60%) vSphere
7 19 (0.55%) Nmap
8 17 (0.49%) Squid
8 17 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.29%) XenApp
10 9 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.11%) XenServer
14 4 (0.11%) UAG
14 4 (0.11%) Varnish
14 4 (0.11%) Postfix
15 3 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (1.23%) Nessus
2 32 (0.92%) Puppet
3 31 (0.89%) Nagios
4 27 (0.78%) SCCM
5 22 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 16 (0.46%) SCOM
8 15 (0.43%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.34%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.29%) WSUS
10 10 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
12 8 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.23%) WebInspect
13 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.20%) OpenSSO
14 6 (0.17%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
15 5 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 440 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 266 (7.64%) Cisco
3 218 (6.26%) Oracle
4 196 (5.63%) CheckPoint
5 161 (4.62%) VMware
6 89 (2.56%) Symantec
7 87 (2.50%) McAfee
8 80 (2.30%) Juniper
9 74 (2.13%) Citrix
9 74 (2.13%) HP
10 64 (1.84%) Sourcefire
11 57 (1.64%) F5
12 52 (1.49%) Splunk
12 52 (1.49%) Websense
13 50 (1.44%) Blue Coat
13 50 (1.44%) Cyber-Ark
14 48 (1.38%) ArcSight
14 48 (1.38%) Red Hat
15 43 (1.23%) Qualys
16 41 (1.18%) IBM
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capco
Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The F10 Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago