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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 97 139 189
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +50
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2646 2352 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.89% 2.27% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.62% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2069 1891 1428
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
80602 89745 96338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.96% 86.74% 85.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68224 74178 78753
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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 30 June 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 June 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 +20 1162 £65,000 +0.38% 118
South East +48 610 £55,000 +4.76% 59
West Midlands +50 218 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Yorkshire +72 207 £46,000 +15.00% 29
North West +30 137 £57,250 +4.09% 28
East of England +20 131 £50,000 +2.04% 14
South West +16 104 £44,000 -12.00% 23
East Midlands -41 41 £53,750 +2.38% 11
North East +9 14 £37,000 -12.94% 7
Midlands +13 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2282 (41.65%) CISSP
2 1943 (35.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1457 (26.59%) Finance
4 1448 (26.43%) CISM
5 1333 (24.33%) Management Information System
6 1326 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
7 1295 (23.64%) Risk Management
8 1073 (19.58%) Degree
9 1062 (19.38%) PCI DSS
10 921 (16.81%) Firewall
11 892 (16.28%) ITIL
12 854 (15.59%) CISA
13 843 (15.39%) Windows
14 794 (14.49%) Security Management
15 728 (13.29%) Data Protection
16 705 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
17 640 (11.68%) Microsoft
18 637 (11.63%) SIEM
19 594 (10.84%) Information Security Management
20 586 (10.70%) Linux
21 538 (9.82%) Security Operations
22 514 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
23 513 (9.36%) Network Security
24 506 (9.24%) Security Cleared
25 503 (9.18%) Security Architecture
26 469 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
27 434 (7.92%) Project Management
28 432 (7.88%) COBIT
29 429 (7.83%) Computer Science
30 425 (7.76%) Legal

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 (2.46%) IIS
2 116 (2.12%) MS Exchange
3 74 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 59 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 45 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (0.46%) CMS
8 22 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.35%) Apache
10 18 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (0.29%) JBoss
11 16 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.16%) nginx
14 9 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.16%) WordPress
15 8 (0.15%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.15%) CloudStack
15 8 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 230 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 141 (2.57%) MS Office
3 36 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.57%) MS Project
5 22 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.018%) GIMP
6 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.018%) SPSS
6 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.20%) assyst
4 8 (0.15%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.073%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.055%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.055%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.037%) AWD
7 2 (0.037%) Magento
7 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.018%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.018%) HFM
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.018%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.018%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 184 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.90%) SaaS
4 102 (1.86%) Office 365
5 61 (1.11%) IaaS
6 44 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.49%) PaaS
8 13 (0.24%) GitHub
9 10 (0.18%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.091%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.037%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.037%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.037%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 921 (16.81%) Firewall
2 513 (9.36%) Network Security
3 267 (4.87%) Internet
4 264 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 236 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 206 (3.76%) VPN
7 183 (3.34%) WAN
8 179 (3.27%) DNS
9 174 (3.18%) LAN
10 154 (2.81%) Wireless
11 107 (1.95%) HTTP
12 93 (1.70%) SSL
13 64 (1.17%) Wireshark
14 62 (1.13%) VoIP
15 60 (1.10%) DHCP
15 60 (1.10%) SAN
16 48 (0.88%) LDAP
17 47 (0.86%) IPsec
18 46 (0.84%) Intranet
19 41 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 91 (1.66%) Big Data
3 66 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 56 (1.02%) MySQL
6 35 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 31 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 27 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (0.38%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.35%) MongoDB
15 18 (0.33%) DB2
15 18 (0.33%) NoSQL
16 15 (0.27%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.22%) QlikView
18 11 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (0.77%) Metasploit
2 29 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (0.47%) Burp Suite
4 26 (0.47%) JIRA
5 24 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.40%) AppScan
7 17 (0.31%) Subversion
8 13 (0.24%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.13%) Selenium
12 6 (0.11%) Android Studio
12 6 (0.11%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.11%) Hudson
12 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.11%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.11%) sqlmap
12 6 (0.11%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 1457 (26.59%) Finance
2 425 (7.76%) Legal
3 280 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 278 (5.07%) Banking
5 169 (3.08%) Retail
6 132 (2.41%) Law
7 103 (1.88%) Marketing
8 83 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 49 (0.89%) Publishing
11 47 (0.86%) Electronics
12 43 (0.78%) Back Office
13 42 (0.77%) Games
14 33 (0.60%) Local Government
14 33 (0.60%) Military
15 28 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 25 (0.46%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.38%) Advertising
18 15 (0.27%) French Language
19 13 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1075 (19.62%) Analyst
2 878 (16.02%) Security Analyst
3 858 (15.66%) Consultant
4 838 (15.29%) Security Manager
5 692 (12.63%) Security Consultant
6 528 (9.64%) Information Security Manager
7 509 (9.29%) Information Manager
8 478 (8.72%) Architect
9 471 (8.60%) Information Analyst
10 464 (8.47%) Information Security Analyst
11 337 (6.15%) Security Architect
12 334 (6.10%) IT Manager
13 322 (5.88%) Security Officer
14 271 (4.95%) Information Security Consultant
15 257 (4.69%) Information Security Officer
16 248 (4.53%) Information Officer
17 239 (4.36%) Security Engineer
18 219 (4.00%) IT Analyst
19 205 (3.74%) IT Security Manager
20 204 (3.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (3.21%) .NET
2 138 (2.52%) Web Services
3 118 (2.15%) HTML
4 81 (1.48%) J2EE
5 78 (1.42%) CSS
6 48 (0.88%) Middleware
7 47 (0.86%) REST
8 41 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 41 (0.75%) SAML
9 39 (0.71%) SOAP
10 38 (0.69%) XML
11 37 (0.68%) HTML5
12 34 (0.62%) jQuery
13 27 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 27 (0.49%) OAuth
14 26 (0.47%) AngularJS
15 24 (0.44%) RESTful
16 19 (0.35%) 802.1X
16 19 (0.35%) OpenID
16 19 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1333 (24.33%) Management Information System
2 514 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 429 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 240 (4.38%) Data Protection Act
5 214 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 207 (3.78%) CESG
7 199 (3.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 168 (3.07%) PKI
9 166 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
10 126 (2.30%) Mathematics
11 116 (2.12%) Cryptography
12 113 (2.06%) Mobile App
13 95 (1.73%) Cyber Attack
14 92 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 76 (1.39%) Virtual Team
16 63 (1.15%) Driving Licence
17 58 (1.06%) Cybercrime
18 51 (0.93%) Client/Server
19 49 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
20 42 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 843 (15.39%) Windows
2 586 (10.70%) Linux
3 349 (6.37%) Unix
4 181 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 90 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (1.10%) Solaris
8 58 (1.06%) Android
9 52 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 37 (0.68%) CentOS
12 32 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.29%) Kali Linux
17 14 (0.26%) FreeBSD
18 13 (0.24%) AIX
19 12 (0.22%) Windows 8
20 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1326 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
2 1295 (23.64%) Risk Management
3 892 (16.28%) ITIL
4 794 (14.49%) Security Management
5 728 (13.29%) Data Protection
6 705 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
7 637 (11.63%) SIEM
8 594 (10.84%) Information Security Management
9 538 (9.82%) Security Operations
10 503 (9.18%) Security Architecture
11 469 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
12 434 (7.92%) Project Management
13 414 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 398 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
15 390 (7.12%) ISMS
16 377 (6.88%) Business Continuity
17 362 (6.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 336 (6.13%) Vulnerability Management
19 310 (5.66%) Internal Audit
20 309 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 359 (6.55%) SQL
2 259 (4.73%) Java
3 253 (4.62%) C
4 230 (4.20%) Python
5 149 (2.72%) C#
6 142 (2.59%) Perl
7 127 (2.32%) PowerShell
8 106 (1.93%) C++
9 103 (1.88%) Ruby
10 102 (1.86%) JavaScript
11 94 (1.72%) PHP
12 57 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 41 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 35 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 22 (0.40%) Objective-C
16 18 (0.33%) VB
17 17 (0.31%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.20%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.15%) VBScript
20 7 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2282 (41.65%) CISSP
2 1448 (26.43%) CISM
3 1073 (19.58%) Degree
4 854 (15.59%) CISA
5 506 (9.24%) Security Cleared
6 376 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 354 (6.46%) CEH
8 284 (5.18%) CRISC
9 270 (4.93%) SANS
10 260 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
11 249 (4.54%) GIAC
12 204 (3.72%) CESG Certified Professional
13 196 (3.58%) CLAS
14 180 (3.29%) CISMP
15 178 (3.25%) CREST Certified
16 132 (2.41%) DV Cleared
17 123 (2.24%) CCNA
18 117 (2.14%) GCIH
19 107 (1.95%) CCNP
20 98 (1.79%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1943 (35.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1062 (19.38%) PCI DSS
3 432 (7.88%) COBIT
4 203 (3.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 155 (2.83%) ISO27002
6 123 (2.24%) ISO 9001
7 113 (2.06%) QA
8 93 (1.70%) ISO22301
9 89 (1.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 80 (1.46%) SLA
11 62 (1.13%) RMADS
12 40 (0.73%) COSO
13 35 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
14 31 (0.57%) Data Quality
15 28 (0.51%) ISO27005
16 26 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 26 (0.47%) SSAE 16
17 24 (0.44%) ISO 14001
18 17 (0.31%) BS25999
19 16 (0.29%) Val IT
System Software
1 401 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 141 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.93%) Snort
4 43 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.58%) vSphere
6 18 (0.33%) Postfix
7 17 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.31%) XenApp
7 17 (0.31%) XenServer
8 16 (0.29%) Docker
9 15 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.22%) KVM
11 11 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.18%) Firmware
12 10 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.18%) Xen
13 8 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.15%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 162 (2.96%) Nessus
2 77 (1.41%) SCCM
3 66 (1.20%) Puppet
4 52 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 48 (0.88%) Ansible
5 48 (0.88%) QRadar
6 44 (0.80%) RSA Archer
7 42 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.42%) SCOM
9 22 (0.40%) EnCase
10 21 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 20 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 20 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 20 (0.37%) Nmap
12 18 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 16 (0.29%) HP Fortify
13 16 (0.29%) Nagios
14 15 (0.27%) RSA enVision
15 14 (0.26%) Nexpose
15 14 (0.26%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 640 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 317 (5.79%) Cisco
3 239 (4.36%) VMware
4 208 (3.80%) Oracle
5 170 (3.10%) CheckPoint
6 119 (2.17%) Intel Security
7 109 (1.99%) ArcSight
8 101 (1.84%) Splunk
9 100 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 92 (1.68%) Citrix
11 90 (1.64%) Juniper
12 85 (1.55%) HP
13 83 (1.51%) IBM
13 83 (1.51%) Qualys
14 79 (1.44%) F5
15 78 (1.42%) Symantec
16 77 (1.41%) Palo Alto
17 65 (1.19%) SAP
18 59 (1.08%) SolarWinds
19 54 (0.99%) Fortinet
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Infosec People Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Home Based
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum to £55,000 + 10% Bonus & Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
CSC
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 18 hours ago