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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 89 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.89% 1.36% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.77% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 8
Average salary £54,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1055 1072 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.15% 76.74% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 824 885 628
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 2 £63,000 +20.00%
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (55.88%) Finance
2 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (50.00%) CISSP
4 15 (44.12%) CISA
5 14 (41.18%) Risk Management
6 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
7 11 (32.35%) Security Management
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
8 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
9 9 (26.47%) CISM
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) ITIL
10 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) EMV
11 7 (20.59%) Service Management
11 7 (20.59%) MCSA
11 7 (20.59%) MS Office
12 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL V2
13 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (11.76%) SCCP
14 4 (11.76%) Firewall
14 4 (11.76%) Legal
15 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
15 3 (8.82%) NetApp
15 3 (8.82%) Citrix

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SCCP
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Information Security Officer
1 10 (29.41%) Security Officer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) IT Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Security Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) IT Security Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Information Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) EMV
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) RMADS
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Risk Management
2 11 (32.35%) Security Management
3 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Service Management
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL V2
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (5.88%) ISMS
10 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) VB
1 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) CISSP
2 15 (44.12%) CISA
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (20.59%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) QiCA
7 1 (2.94%) CRISC
7 1 (2.94%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco