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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.76% 1.96% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.21% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 15
Median salary £42,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,650 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
805 1130 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.75% 88.56% 86.63%
Number of salaries quoted 590 845 866
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford - 4 £43,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £33,300 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (50.00%) CISM
3 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
3 14 (43.75%) CISSP
4 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 9 (28.13%) Information Security Management
5 9 (28.13%) Security Management
5 9 (28.13%) Legal
5 9 (28.13%) CISA
5 9 (28.13%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.50%) SaaS
8 4 (12.50%) Office 365
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) Data Security
8 4 (12.50%) BCP
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.50%) IIS
8 4 (12.50%) Windows

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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (28.13%) Legal
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Security Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Information Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Access Control Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) IT Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) ICT Officer
6 4 (12.50%) Security Officer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Infrastructure
8 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
8 2 (6.25%) Head of IT Infrastructure
8 2 (6.25%) Head of IT Operations
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Operations
8 2 (6.25%) Head of Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Manager
9 1 (3.13%) AWS Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Information Security Management
3 9 (28.13%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Security Management
4 6 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.50%) BCP
6 4 (12.50%) Data Security
7 3 (9.38%) Security Auditing
8 2 (6.25%) Business Development
8 2 (6.25%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CISM
2 14 (43.75%) CISSP
3 9 (28.13%) CISA
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) VMware