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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 1.36% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.88% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 22
Average salary £61,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
929 852 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.93% 72.45% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 678 703 754
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Chelmsford +1 6 £61,000 +31.18% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £67,500 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Security Management
8 7 (23.33%) ISACA
9 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.00%) CISA
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (16.67%) CISM
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (16.67%) Time Management
11 4 (13.33%) COBIT
11 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
11 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Security Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Officer
4 4 (13.33%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) IT Operations Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) EMV
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) RMADS
5 1 (3.33%) iSeries
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Security Management
5 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.67%) Time Management
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) ISMS
9 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 12 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) ISACA
4 6 (20.00%) MCSE
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 5 (16.67%) CISM
6 4 (13.33%) CEH
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) COBIT
2 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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