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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 100 150 211
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +61
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2789 2173 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.91% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.45% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1679 1260
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
84197 88616 95514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.73% 85.95% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70858 72433 77790
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +32 1202 £65,000 +6.55% 132
South East +68 624 £55,000 +4.76% 51
Yorkshire +69 233 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands +58 211 £57,500 +4.54% 16
South West 0 154 £50,000 -4.76% 20
East of England +61 151 £52,500 +16.66% 12
North West +36 137 £56,625 +13.25% 24
East Midlands +10 55 £47,000 -10.47% 9
North East +11 11 £38,000 +12.63% 6
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2256 (41.28%) CISSP
2 1953 (35.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1461 (26.73%) CISM
4 1437 (26.29%) Finance
5 1310 (23.97%) Management Information System
6 1303 (23.84%) Risk Management
7 1124 (20.57%) Cybersecurity
8 1049 (19.19%) Degree
9 1029 (18.83%) PCI DSS
10 960 (17.57%) ITIL
11 948 (17.35%) Windows
12 909 (16.63%) Firewall
13 861 (15.75%) Security Management
14 785 (14.36%) CISA
15 697 (12.75%) Penetration Testing
16 693 (12.68%) Data Protection
17 605 (11.07%) Linux
17 605 (11.07%) Microsoft
18 591 (10.81%) Information Security Management
19 570 (10.43%) SIEM
20 537 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
21 515 (9.42%) Network Security
22 503 (9.20%) Security Cleared
23 477 (8.73%) Legal
24 476 (8.71%) Security Operations
25 470 (8.60%) Computer Science
26 465 (8.51%) Security Architecture
27 457 (8.36%) Risk Assessment
28 451 (8.25%) COBIT
29 413 (7.56%) Active Directory

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
1 131 (2.40%) IIS
2 114 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 70 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 46 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 44 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.42%) Apache
8 21 (0.38%) CMS
9 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (0.29%) JBoss
10 16 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 12 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.20%) WordPress
13 9 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.16%) nginx
14 8 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.11%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 234 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 137 (2.51%) MS Office
3 17 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.29%) MS Project
5 6 (0.11%) SPSS
6 5 (0.091%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.091%) assyst
5 4 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.055%) Line 500
6 3 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.055%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.055%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.037%) AWD
7 2 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.037%) Magento
7 2 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.037%) Unica
7 2 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.018%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 191 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (2.07%) SaaS
4 101 (1.85%) Office 365
5 52 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (0.81%) IaaS
7 21 (0.38%) PaaS
8 16 (0.29%) GitHub
9 5 (0.091%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.091%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.037%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 909 (16.63%) Firewall
2 515 (9.42%) Network Security
3 278 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 264 (4.83%) Internet
5 263 (4.81%) TCP/IP
6 189 (3.46%) VPN
7 183 (3.35%) WAN
8 168 (3.07%) DNS
9 164 (3.00%) LAN
10 142 (2.60%) Wireless
11 86 (1.57%) SSL
12 85 (1.56%) HTTP
12 85 (1.56%) SAN
13 65 (1.19%) VoIP
14 62 (1.13%) Wireshark
15 60 (1.10%) DHCP
16 58 (1.06%) Intranet
17 43 (0.79%) LDAP
18 42 (0.77%) IPsec
19 39 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 91 (1.67%) Big Data
3 68 (1.24%) MySQL
4 57 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 36 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 34 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 27 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 24 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 24 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 24 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (0.42%) DB2
13 23 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 13 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (0.81%) Metasploit
2 41 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 33 (0.60%) Subversion
4 31 (0.57%) JIRA
5 29 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.40%) Burp Suite
8 19 (0.35%) AppScan
9 18 (0.33%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.20%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (0.15%) Toad
14 7 (0.13%) Android Studio
14 7 (0.13%) ERwin
14 7 (0.13%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.091%) sqlmap
General
1 1437 (26.29%) Finance
2 477 (8.73%) Legal
3 274 (5.01%) Banking
4 261 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 143 (2.62%) Retail
6 115 (2.10%) Law
7 92 (1.68%) Marketing
8 87 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.04%) Electronics
10 56 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 49 (0.90%) Publishing
12 45 (0.82%) Military
13 36 (0.66%) Back Office
14 33 (0.60%) French Language
14 33 (0.60%) German Language
15 29 (0.53%) Games
16 27 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 24 (0.44%) Advertising
18 22 (0.40%) Local Government
18 22 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1049 (19.19%) Analyst
2 858 (15.70%) Security Manager
3 829 (15.17%) Security Analyst
4 817 (14.95%) Consultant
5 635 (11.62%) Security Consultant
6 541 (9.90%) Information Security Manager
7 522 (9.55%) Information Manager
8 473 (8.66%) Information Analyst
9 462 (8.45%) Architect
10 460 (8.42%) Information Security Analyst
11 351 (6.42%) IT Manager
12 333 (6.09%) Security Officer
13 317 (5.80%) Security Architect
14 273 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
15 254 (4.65%) Information Officer
16 250 (4.57%) Security Engineer
17 239 (4.37%) Information Security Consultant
18 224 (4.10%) IT Security Manager
19 194 (3.55%) Security Specialist
20 183 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (3.37%) .NET
2 119 (2.18%) Web Services
3 113 (2.07%) HTML
4 85 (1.56%) J2EE
5 81 (1.48%) CSS
6 54 (0.99%) Middleware
7 45 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 40 (0.73%) SAML
9 34 (0.62%) HTML5
9 34 (0.62%) jQuery
9 34 (0.62%) REST
10 29 (0.53%) SOAP
11 27 (0.49%) RESTful
12 26 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 26 (0.48%) OAuth
12 26 (0.48%) XML
13 23 (0.42%) SailPoint
14 21 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (0.35%) .NET Framework
16 18 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1310 (23.97%) Management Information System
2 537 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 470 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 204 (3.73%) Data Protection Act
5 198 (3.62%) CESG
6 182 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 167 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
8 152 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
9 150 (2.74%) Mathematics
9 150 (2.74%) PKI
10 109 (1.99%) Cryptography
11 108 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 99 (1.81%) Cyber Attack
13 82 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 53 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 48 (0.88%) Driving Licence
16 47 (0.86%) Cybercrime
17 46 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
17 46 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 42 (0.77%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 948 (17.35%) Windows
2 605 (11.07%) Linux
3 388 (7.10%) Unix
4 201 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 127 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (1.50%) Solaris
8 68 (1.24%) Android
9 66 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 49 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 33 (0.60%) CentOS
14 31 (0.57%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.38%) Windows XP
17 18 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.20%) Kali Linux
19 10 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (23.84%) Risk Management
2 1124 (20.57%) Cybersecurity
3 960 (17.57%) ITIL
4 861 (15.75%) Security Management
5 697 (12.75%) Penetration Testing
6 693 (12.68%) Data Protection
7 591 (10.81%) Information Security Management
8 570 (10.43%) SIEM
9 476 (8.71%) Security Operations
10 465 (8.51%) Security Architecture
11 457 (8.36%) Risk Assessment
12 401 (7.34%) ISMS
13 400 (7.32%) Project Management
14 393 (7.19%) Business Continuity
15 386 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 356 (6.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 345 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
18 335 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
19 303 (5.54%) Information Assurance
20 302 (5.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 356 (6.51%) SQL
2 258 (4.72%) Java
3 249 (4.56%) C
4 238 (4.35%) Python
5 164 (3.00%) C#
6 156 (2.85%) Perl
7 131 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 115 (2.10%) C++
8 115 (2.10%) JavaScript
9 87 (1.59%) PHP
10 80 (1.46%) Ruby
11 50 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 47 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 40 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.35%) VB
15 18 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.27%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.26%) Assembly Language
18 12 (0.22%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2256 (41.28%) CISSP
2 1461 (26.73%) CISM
3 1049 (19.19%) Degree
4 785 (14.36%) CISA
5 503 (9.20%) Security Cleared
6 356 (6.51%) SC Cleared
7 319 (5.84%) CEH
8 263 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
9 255 (4.67%) GIAC
10 243 (4.45%) CRISC
11 225 (4.12%) SANS
12 189 (3.46%) CISMP
13 181 (3.31%) CLAS
14 167 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
15 155 (2.84%) CREST Certified
16 139 (2.54%) DV Cleared
17 130 (2.38%) CCNA
18 124 (2.27%) GCIH
19 120 (2.20%) SSCP
20 115 (2.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1953 (35.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1029 (18.83%) PCI DSS
3 451 (8.25%) COBIT
4 201 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 123 (2.25%) ISO 9001
6 122 (2.23%) ISO27002
7 110 (2.01%) QA
8 107 (1.96%) SLA
9 96 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 74 (1.35%) ISO22301
11 64 (1.17%) RMADS
12 44 (0.81%) COSO
13 36 (0.66%) SSAE 16
14 35 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 32 (0.59%) Data Quality
16 28 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
16 28 (0.51%) ISO27005
17 26 (0.48%) ISO 14001
18 20 (0.37%) BS25999
18 20 (0.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 413 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 163 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.82%) Snort
4 44 (0.81%) vSphere
5 42 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.66%) Xen
7 21 (0.38%) XenApp
8 19 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 16 (0.29%) Docker
9 16 (0.29%) Postfix
10 15 (0.27%) XenServer
11 13 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 11 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.15%) Firmware
13 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.11%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.091%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 127 (2.32%) Nessus
2 69 (1.26%) Puppet
3 49 (0.90%) Ansible
4 48 (0.88%) SCCM
5 44 (0.81%) QRadar
6 41 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (0.59%) RSA Archer
8 31 (0.57%) SCOM
9 27 (0.49%) EnCase
10 22 (0.40%) Nagios
11 19 (0.35%) Nmap
12 17 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (0.31%) Salt
13 16 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 16 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (0.26%) HP Fortify
15 12 (0.22%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.22%) FTK
15 12 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 605 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 335 (6.13%) Cisco
3 267 (4.89%) VMware
4 204 (3.73%) Oracle
5 176 (3.22%) CheckPoint
6 116 (2.12%) Juniper
7 109 (1.99%) Intel Security
8 107 (1.96%) Citrix
9 105 (1.92%) F5
10 101 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 95 (1.74%) ArcSight
11 95 (1.74%) Splunk
12 89 (1.63%) IBM
13 84 (1.54%) Palo Alto
14 79 (1.45%) Qualys
15 73 (1.34%) HP
16 70 (1.28%) Symantec
17 60 (1.10%) Remedy
18 57 (1.04%) Forcepoint
19 56 (1.02%) SolarWinds
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Benifts
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £80,000 and generous package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Basic Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday