The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 79 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.54% 0.88% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.00% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 17
Median salary £52,500 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,282 £41,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
794 1095 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.77% 87.60% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 621 860 906
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 Essex

Information Security
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Essex region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Essex

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Essex

Information Security
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
Chelmsford +11 3 - - 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £30,319 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 23 (67.65%) CISSP
2 21 (61.76%) CISM
3 18 (52.94%) ITIL
3 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security
5 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
5 13 (38.24%) Risk Management
5 13 (38.24%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (35.29%) C
6 12 (35.29%) Symantec
6 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (32.35%) Nessus
7 11 (32.35%) CEH
7 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
7 11 (32.35%) Wireshark
7 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
7 11 (32.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (32.35%) ArcSight
7 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (32.35%) CCNA
7 11 (32.35%) Unix
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) MCSE
7 11 (32.35%) QRadar
7 11 (32.35%) Security Operations
7 11 (32.35%) SANS
8 10 (29.41%) ISO27002

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Network Security
2 11 (32.35%) Wireshark
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Security Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Operations Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Security Operations Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Information Officer
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Officer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) CESG
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
1 11 (32.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (38.24%) Risk Management
2 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
3 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (32.35%) Security Operations
4 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
5 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 9 (26.47%) BCP
7 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 8 (23.53%) SIEM
7 8 (23.53%) Workflow
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.59%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (20.59%) Security Management
9 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
9 6 (17.65%) ITSM
10 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
11 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C
2 10 (29.41%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CISSP
2 21 (61.76%) CISM
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) CEH
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) MCSE
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (32.35%) SANS
4 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 8 (23.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (23.53%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (8.82%) RHCE
7 2 (5.88%) CISA
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) PCI QSA
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (29.41%) ISO27002
3 8 (23.53%) SLA
4 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.94%) BS7799
6 1 (2.94%) COBIT
6 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Nessus
1 11 (32.35%) QRadar
1 11 (32.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.88%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Symantec
2 11 (32.35%) ArcSight
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
3 8 (23.53%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 8 (23.53%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco