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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 93 136 164
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2676 2411 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.99% 2.37% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.71% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1991 1542
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,100 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
79080 89101 91294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.26% 87.44% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66390 74452 73759
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +30 1242 £67,500 +12.50% 122
South East +65 553 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Yorkshire +28 180 £55,000 +22.22% 22
South West +25 177 £52,500 - 21
West Midlands +29 173 £50,000 - 18
North West +8 153 £55,000 +10.00% 36
East of England +19 119 £45,000 -12.62% 11
East Midlands -36 43 £65,000 +18.18% 5
North East +14 18 £45,000 -5.26%
Midlands +4 1 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2161 (40.61%) CISSP
2 1866 (35.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1435 (26.96%) Finance
4 1367 (25.69%) CISM
5 1311 (24.63%) Cybersecurity
6 1280 (24.05%) Management Information System
7 1161 (21.82%) PCI DSS
8 1138 (21.38%) Risk Management
9 1097 (20.61%) Degree
10 958 (18.00%) CISA
11 930 (17.47%) Firewall
12 909 (17.08%) Windows
13 836 (15.71%) ITIL
14 760 (14.28%) Penetration Testing
15 734 (13.79%) Data Protection
16 711 (13.36%) Linux
17 689 (12.95%) SIEM
18 639 (12.01%) Security Management
19 575 (10.80%) Microsoft
20 565 (10.62%) Security Architecture
21 549 (10.32%) Security Operations
22 533 (10.02%) Network Security
23 504 (9.47%) Information Security Management
24 465 (8.74%) Project Management
25 459 (8.62%) Security Cleared
26 455 (8.55%) Vulnerability Management
27 443 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
28 435 (8.17%) CEH
29 430 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
30 420 (7.89%) 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
1 130 (2.44%) IIS
2 101 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 71 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 51 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (0.70%) Apache
6 36 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 20 (0.38%) CMS
9 19 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.21%) Drupal
13 10 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.17%) JBoss
14 9 (0.17%) WordPress
15 8 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 257 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 147 (2.76%) MS Office
3 46 (0.86%) MS Project
4 41 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.094%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.056%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.019%) GIMP
9 1 (0.019%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.32%) assyst
3 13 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.094%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.094%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 5 (0.094%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.056%) HFM
7 3 (0.056%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.038%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 208 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.95%) SaaS
4 87 (1.63%) Office 365
5 76 (1.43%) IaaS
6 36 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.56%) PaaS
8 12 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.23%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.13%) GitHub
11 7 (0.13%) Route 53
11 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.094%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 930 (17.47%) Firewall
2 533 (10.02%) Network Security
3 261 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 235 (4.42%) Internet
5 216 (4.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 205 (3.85%) DNS
7 195 (3.66%) VPN
8 180 (3.38%) LAN
9 177 (3.33%) WAN
10 164 (3.08%) Wireless
11 98 (1.84%) SSL
12 86 (1.62%) HTTP
13 72 (1.35%) DHCP
14 60 (1.13%) IPsec
15 56 (1.05%) VLAN
16 52 (0.98%) Wireshark
17 51 (0.96%) MPLS
18 48 (0.90%) SAN
19 45 (0.85%) LDAP
20 41 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 90 (1.69%) Big Data
3 69 (1.30%) MySQL
4 59 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 42 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 32 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 30 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (0.39%) GIS
13 21 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 21 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 21 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (0.34%) OLAP
15 18 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (0.77%) Burp Suite
2 40 (0.75%) Metasploit
3 23 (0.43%) JIRA
4 21 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 18 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.30%) AppScan
8 11 (0.21%) Selenium
9 8 (0.15%) Subversion
10 7 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.094%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.094%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.094%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.094%) Toad
12 4 (0.075%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.075%) Hudson
12 4 (0.075%) PVCS
12 4 (0.075%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.075%) sqlmap
12 4 (0.075%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1435 (26.96%) Finance
2 339 (6.37%) Legal
3 299 (5.62%) Banking
4 275 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 207 (3.89%) Retail
6 107 (2.01%) Law
7 91 (1.71%) Games
8 84 (1.58%) Marketing
9 67 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 53 (1.00%) Publishing
12 42 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 39 (0.73%) Electronics
14 31 (0.58%) Military
15 30 (0.56%) German Language
16 29 (0.54%) Back Office
17 24 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.39%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.38%) Local Government
20 12 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1079 (20.27%) Analyst
2 857 (16.10%) Security Manager
3 850 (15.97%) Security Analyst
4 691 (12.98%) Consultant
5 553 (10.39%) Security Consultant
6 524 (9.85%) Information Security Manager
7 503 (9.45%) Information Manager
8 398 (7.48%) Architect
9 393 (7.38%) Information Analyst
10 391 (7.35%) Information Security Analyst
11 310 (5.82%) Security Engineer
12 297 (5.58%) IT Manager
12 297 (5.58%) Security Officer
13 289 (5.43%) Security Architect
14 266 (5.00%) Security Specialist
15 246 (4.62%) IT Analyst
16 239 (4.49%) Information Officer
17 232 (4.36%) Information Security Officer
18 230 (4.32%) Information Security Consultant
19 217 (4.08%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (2.82%) Web Services
2 146 (2.74%) .NET
3 91 (1.71%) HTML
4 57 (1.07%) CSS
5 50 (0.94%) XML
6 48 (0.90%) J2EE
6 48 (0.90%) REST
7 44 (0.83%) Middleware
8 43 (0.81%) jQuery
9 36 (0.68%) HTML5
10 34 (0.64%) SAML
11 31 (0.58%) Spring
12 30 (0.56%) SOAP
13 28 (0.53%) AngularJS
14 25 (0.47%) ASP.NET
15 23 (0.43%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.43%) Hibernate
15 23 (0.43%) OAuth
16 18 (0.34%) JSON
16 18 (0.34%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1280 (24.05%) Management Information System
2 420 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 343 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 274 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
5 258 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 200 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 178 (3.34%) CESG
8 146 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
9 138 (2.59%) PKI
10 120 (2.25%) Cryptography
11 119 (2.24%) Mobile App
12 71 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 71 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 70 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 66 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
14 66 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 58 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 53 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 53 (1.00%) Cybercrime
17 49 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 909 (17.08%) Windows
2 711 (13.36%) Linux
3 340 (6.39%) Unix
4 229 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 107 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 62 (1.16%) Solaris
9 57 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 55 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 52 (0.98%) CentOS
12 35 (0.66%) Android
13 26 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.41%) Kali Linux
16 17 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 14 (0.26%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.23%) AIX
20 11 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1311 (24.63%) Cybersecurity
2 1138 (21.38%) Risk Management
3 836 (15.71%) ITIL
4 760 (14.28%) Penetration Testing
5 734 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 689 (12.95%) SIEM
7 639 (12.01%) Security Management
8 565 (10.62%) Security Architecture
9 549 (10.32%) Security Operations
10 504 (9.47%) Information Security Management
11 465 (8.74%) Project Management
12 455 (8.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 443 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 430 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
15 398 (7.48%) Risk Assessment
16 374 (7.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 353 (6.63%) ISMS
18 329 (6.18%) Incident Management
19 326 (6.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 324 (6.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 372 (6.99%) SQL
2 295 (5.54%) Python
3 272 (5.11%) Java
4 242 (4.55%) C
5 170 (3.19%) Perl
6 144 (2.71%) C#
7 139 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 132 (2.48%) Ruby
9 127 (2.39%) PHP
10 117 (2.20%) C++
11 115 (2.16%) JavaScript
12 55 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 41 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 36 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 27 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 24 (0.45%) VB
17 17 (0.32%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.19%) R
18 10 (0.19%) Scala
19 9 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2161 (40.61%) CISSP
2 1367 (25.69%) CISM
3 1097 (20.61%) Degree
4 958 (18.00%) CISA
5 459 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 435 (8.17%) CEH
7 350 (6.58%) SC Cleared
8 277 (5.20%) SANS
9 254 (4.77%) CRISC
10 243 (4.57%) GIAC
11 217 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
12 199 (3.74%) CREST Certified
13 147 (2.76%) CESG Certified Professional
14 127 (2.39%) CISMP
14 127 (2.39%) DV Cleared
15 118 (2.22%) OSCP
16 107 (2.01%) CLAS
17 105 (1.97%) CCNA
18 84 (1.58%) CCNP
19 83 (1.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1866 (35.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1161 (21.82%) PCI DSS
3 408 (7.67%) COBIT
4 234 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 110 (2.07%) ISO27002
6 102 (1.92%) QA
7 78 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 77 (1.45%) SLA
9 65 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 59 (1.11%) ISO22301
11 55 (1.03%) RMADS
12 33 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
13 27 (0.51%) COSO
13 27 (0.51%) ISO27005
14 23 (0.43%) Data Quality
15 20 (0.38%) FISMA
16 19 (0.36%) ISO 14001
17 18 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 18 (0.34%) SSAE 16
18 15 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 414 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 155 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.70%) Snort
5 26 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 25 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (0.39%) Postfix
8 20 (0.38%) XenServer
9 19 (0.36%) vSphere
10 17 (0.32%) Firmware
11 16 (0.30%) KVM
12 14 (0.26%) XenApp
13 13 (0.24%) pfSense
14 11 (0.21%) VMware ESX
15 8 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
16 7 (0.13%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 206 (3.87%) Nessus
2 97 (1.82%) SCCM
3 70 (1.32%) Puppet
4 51 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 44 (0.83%) QRadar
6 43 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 37 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (0.68%) RSA Archer
9 29 (0.54%) Nmap
10 28 (0.53%) Ansible
11 20 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 20 (0.38%) Nexpose
12 16 (0.30%) OpenVAS
13 15 (0.28%) WSUS
14 14 (0.26%) Cobbler
14 14 (0.26%) Zenoss
15 13 (0.24%) AirWatch
15 13 (0.24%) FreeIPA
16 12 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 12 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 575 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 325 (6.11%) Cisco
3 222 (4.17%) VMware
4 185 (3.48%) Oracle
5 159 (2.99%) Splunk
6 153 (2.87%) CheckPoint
7 140 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 122 (2.29%) ArcSight
9 96 (1.80%) Palo Alto
10 92 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 90 (1.69%) Qualys
12 89 (1.67%) F5
13 88 (1.65%) Citrix
13 88 (1.65%) HP
14 81 (1.52%) SAP
15 80 (1.50%) Juniper
16 69 (1.30%) LogRhythm
17 61 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
18 59 (1.11%) Sophos
19 55 (1.03%) Forcepoint
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £76,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £64000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £78000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £80,000 to £93,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum DOE + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago