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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 166 163 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +59
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1885 1731 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.70% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.16% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1212 1170
Average salary £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
88420 80219 86231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.74% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71927 66287 74078
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 24 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 24 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 +1 797 £57,500 -4.16% 103
South East +20 433 £47,500 -13.57% 43
Yorkshire -7 148 £43,500 +2.35% 9
East of England +31 139 £49,500 +13.14% 19
North West -44 94 £49,000 -2.00% 25
East Midlands +20 82 £40,875 -18.25% 8
South West -44 79 £45,000 -10.00% 10
West Midlands -26 78 £45,000 -10.00% 21
North East -2 7 £35,500 -21.11% 2
Midlands +13 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1192 (34.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1127 (32.15%) CISSP
3 1054 (30.07%) Finance
4 943 (26.90%) Management Information System
5 758 (21.63%) Degree
6 634 (18.09%) Risk Management
6 634 (18.09%) Firewall
7 633 (18.06%) Windows
8 617 (17.60%) PCI DSS
9 606 (17.29%) CISM
10 536 (15.29%) ITIL
11 443 (12.64%) Security Management
12 436 (12.44%) Microsoft
13 426 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
14 416 (11.87%) Security Cleared
14 416 (11.87%) Linux
15 392 (11.18%) Project Management
16 381 (10.87%) CISA
17 350 (9.99%) Information Security Management
18 321 (9.16%) Network Security
18 321 (9.16%) SIEM
19 308 (8.79%) Business Continuity
20 284 (8.10%) Cisco
21 279 (7.96%) Cyber Security
22 275 (7.85%) Data Protection
23 265 (7.56%) Security Architecture
24 264 (7.53%) ISMS
25 259 (7.39%) Risk Assessment
26 253 (7.22%) SQL
27 248 (7.08%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 97 (2.77%) IIS
2 92 (2.62%) MS Exchange
3 60 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 28 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 25 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 23 (0.66%) SAS
8 21 (0.60%) Apache
9 17 (0.49%) Lync
10 15 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.23%) CMS
13 8 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (0.17%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.17%) Documentum
16 5 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 244 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 134 (3.82%) MS Office
3 59 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (1.08%) MS Project
5 19 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.14%) 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 9 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.17%) assyst
6 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.086%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.057%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.057%) Summit
8 2 (0.057%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.057%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.057%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.029%) AWD
9 1 (0.029%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.029%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.029%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.03%) SaaS
2 24 (0.68%) PaaS
3 21 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.54%) IaaS
5 13 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.086%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.057%) Office 365
10 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 634 (18.09%) Firewall
2 321 (9.16%) Network Security
3 203 (5.79%) Internet
4 163 (4.65%) WAN
4 163 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 149 (4.25%) LAN
6 145 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 114 (3.25%) VPN
8 113 (3.22%) DNS
9 85 (2.43%) Wireless
10 76 (2.17%) SSL
11 75 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
12 72 (2.05%) SAN
13 62 (1.77%) LDAP
14 49 (1.40%) HTTP
15 47 (1.34%) Wireshark
16 44 (1.26%) DHCP
17 42 (1.20%) VoIP
18 39 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.34%) MySQL
3 31 (0.88%) Big Data
4 29 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 25 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 22 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 22 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 20 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.43%) MS Access
12 14 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.26%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.20%) QlikView
15 7 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.20%) BODI
Development Applications
1 29 (0.83%) Metasploit
2 22 (0.63%) Eclipse
2 22 (0.63%) Maven
3 21 (0.60%) Subversion
4 14 (0.40%) YourKit
5 7 (0.20%) Selenium
5 7 (0.20%) AppScan
5 7 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.20%) Artifactory
5 7 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.14%) JIRA
6 5 (0.14%) NUnit
6 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.11%) WinDbg
7 4 (0.11%) GDB
7 4 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.11%) JMeter
7 4 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1054 (30.07%) Finance
2 224 (6.39%) Banking
3 205 (5.85%) Legal
4 139 (3.97%) Retail
5 131 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 79 (2.25%) Marketing
7 73 (2.08%) Law
8 65 (1.85%) Advertising
9 50 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.11%) Games
11 35 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 33 (0.94%) Military
13 25 (0.71%) Local Government
14 23 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.57%) Electronics
16 19 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.34%) Back Office
17 12 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.29%) Publishing
19 9 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 755 (21.54%) Analyst
2 623 (17.77%) Security Analyst
3 612 (17.46%) Consultant
4 473 (13.50%) Security Consultant
5 333 (9.50%) Information Analyst
6 324 (9.24%) Information Security Analyst
7 323 (9.22%) Security Manager
8 298 (8.50%) Architect
9 177 (5.05%) Information Security Consultant
10 171 (4.88%) Security Specialist
11 156 (4.45%) Information Manager
12 152 (4.34%) Security Architect
13 149 (4.25%) Information Security Manager
14 136 (3.88%) Security Engineer
14 136 (3.88%) Security Officer
15 120 (3.42%) IT Security Analyst
16 114 (3.25%) Information Security Officer
17 112 (3.20%) Information Specialist
18 111 (3.17%) Developer
19 107 (3.05%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (3.71%) .NET
2 98 (2.80%) Web Services
3 70 (2.00%) HTML
4 51 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 50 (1.43%) XML
6 47 (1.34%) Spring
7 42 (1.20%) CSS
8 41 (1.17%) Hibernate
9 33 (0.94%) Middleware
10 31 (0.88%) J2EE
10 31 (0.88%) jQuery
11 29 (0.83%) JSP
12 28 (0.80%) SAML
13 26 (0.74%) SailPoint
14 20 (0.57%) RESTful
15 18 (0.51%) .NET Framework
15 18 (0.51%) OAuth
16 17 (0.49%) LAMP
16 17 (0.49%) OpenID
17 16 (0.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 943 (26.90%) Management Information System
2 189 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 123 (3.51%) RMADS
4 94 (2.68%) CESG
5 82 (2.34%) PKI
6 72 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
7 60 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 53 (1.51%) Cryptography
9 46 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
10 42 (1.20%) Open Source
11 39 (1.11%) PMI
12 38 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 24 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 23 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.66%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 22 (0.63%) NHS
16 21 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.57%) Smartphone
18 19 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 633 (18.06%) Windows
2 416 (11.87%) Linux
3 248 (7.08%) UNIX
4 92 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 59 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 47 (1.34%) Solaris
9 35 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 32 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 30 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.80%) Mac OS
13 25 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.66%) Android
15 22 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
16 18 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 18 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.51%) AIX
17 12 (0.34%) Debian
18 8 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (18.09%) Risk Management
2 536 (15.29%) ITIL
3 443 (12.64%) Security Management
4 426 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
5 392 (11.18%) Project Management
6 350 (9.99%) Information Security Management
7 321 (9.16%) SIEM
8 308 (8.79%) Business Continuity
9 279 (7.96%) Cyber Security
10 275 (7.85%) Data Protection
11 265 (7.56%) Security Architecture
12 264 (7.53%) ISMS
13 259 (7.39%) Risk Assessment
14 194 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 185 (5.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 185 (5.28%) PRINCE2
16 171 (4.88%) Business Development
17 163 (4.65%) Service Delivery
18 162 (4.62%) Security Testing
19 161 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 253 (7.22%) SQL
2 202 (5.76%) Java
3 112 (3.20%) C#
4 90 (2.57%) C
5 87 (2.48%) Perl
6 76 (2.17%) C++
7 72 (2.05%) Python
8 68 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 50 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 44 (1.26%) Ruby
11 34 (0.97%) VB
11 34 (0.97%) PHP
12 30 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 27 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 26 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 24 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 11 (0.31%) VB6
18 7 (0.20%) ABAP
19 4 (0.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1127 (32.15%) CISSP
2 758 (21.63%) Degree
3 606 (17.29%) CISM
4 416 (11.87%) Security Cleared
5 381 (10.87%) CISA
6 233 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
7 222 (6.33%) SC Cleared
8 174 (4.96%) CCNA
9 155 (4.42%) CEH
10 125 (3.57%) DV Cleared
11 122 (3.48%) CCNP
12 104 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 72 (2.05%) GIAC
14 68 (1.94%) MCSE
15 60 (1.71%) CRISC
16 54 (1.54%) PCI QSA
17 51 (1.46%) SSCP
17 51 (1.46%) PMI Certification
18 37 (1.06%) CCSA
19 36 (1.03%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1192 (34.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 617 (17.60%) PCI DSS
3 193 (5.51%) COBIT
4 100 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 98 (2.80%) QA
6 85 (2.43%) SLA
7 81 (2.31%) ISO 9001
8 62 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 26 (0.74%) JSP 440
10 24 (0.68%) ISO 9000
11 20 (0.57%) BS7799
12 19 (0.54%) GPG13
13 18 (0.51%) COSO
14 16 (0.46%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.23%) GxP
16 7 (0.20%) BS25999
16 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
17 6 (0.17%) CESG Infosec
18 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 178 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 116 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.43%) Snort
4 49 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.63%) Samba
6 20 (0.57%) vSphere
7 19 (0.54%) Nmap
8 18 (0.51%) Squid
9 16 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.31%) XenApp
11 9 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.11%) UAG
15 4 (0.11%) Varnish
15 4 (0.11%) Postfix
16 3 (0.086%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.086%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (1.17%) Nessus
2 32 (0.91%) Puppet
3 30 (0.86%) Nagios
4 27 (0.77%) SCCM
5 22 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.34%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.34%) SCOM
8 12 (0.34%) WSUS
9 11 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
11 8 (0.23%) WebInspect
12 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.20%) OpenSSO
13 6 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.11%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 436 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 284 (8.10%) Cisco
3 222 (6.33%) Oracle
4 206 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 157 (4.48%) VMware
6 86 (2.45%) Symantec
6 86 (2.45%) Juniper
7 83 (2.37%) McAfee
8 76 (2.17%) HP
9 70 (2.00%) Citrix
10 66 (1.88%) Sourcefire
11 60 (1.71%) F5
12 54 (1.54%) Websense
13 52 (1.48%) Splunk
14 50 (1.43%) ArcSight
15 48 (1.37%) Blue Coat
16 46 (1.31%) Red Hat
17 45 (1.28%) Qualys
18 43 (1.23%) LogRhythm
19 41 (1.17%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £87000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 14 hours ago