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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 1.92% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.34% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 19
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +3.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
922 1067 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.40% 81.95% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 730 770 698
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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
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 30 September 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
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £37,000 -
Billericay - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
3 10 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
5 7 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.86%) BCP
7 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 4 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) CISSP
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.29%) CCNP
7 4 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) MCSE
7 4 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) IIS
7 4 (14.29%) C

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Access Control Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) IT Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Information Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Officer
7 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS3
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Risk Management
2 10 (35.71%) Security Operations
3 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) BCP
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) SIEM
6 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Security Auditing
8 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 2 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Security Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) CEH
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CISM
2 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) SANS
2 4 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) ISO27002
3 2 (7.14%) BS7799
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.57%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
1 4 (14.29%) QRadar
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 4 (14.29%) HP
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
1 4 (14.29%) Splunk
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft