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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 1.70% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.08% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 16
Median salary £40,000 £57,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.13% +17.43%
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
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
885 1009 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.34% 81.83% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 716 742 669
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,000
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 August 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 - 5 £40,000 -
Chelmsford +1 3 £37,000 -39.34%
Witham - 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 14 (51.85%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Security Operations
4 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (40.74%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
6 9 (33.33%) BCP
6 9 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (29.63%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Workflow
7 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
7 8 (29.63%) Nessus
7 8 (29.63%) CEH
7 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (29.63%) CISM
7 8 (29.63%) HP
7 8 (29.63%) CISSP
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (29.63%) Symantec
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) MCSE
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) C
7 8 (29.63%) IBM
7 8 (29.63%) CCNP

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 (3.70%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Network Security
2 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Security Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Access Control Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Security Officer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Information Officer
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Officer
8 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Head of Information
8 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) ICT Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 13 (48.15%) Security Operations
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
4 9 (33.33%) BCP
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (29.63%) SIEM
5 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
5 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
6 7 (25.93%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Auditing
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
8 2 (7.41%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Security Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C
1 8 (29.63%) Python
1 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
2 8 (29.63%) CEH
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CISM
2 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) CompTIA Security+
2 8 (29.63%) MCSE
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) SANS
2 8 (29.63%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (29.63%) ISO27002
3 2 (7.41%) BS7799
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Nessus
1 8 (29.63%) QRadar
1 8 (29.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
1 8 (29.63%) HP
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
1 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
1 8 (29.63%) Splunk
1 8 (29.63%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft