The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 6 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 22.22% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.36% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £93,750 £90,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 61.11% 90.00% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 5
Median salary £80,000 £55,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.14% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £50,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of job ads across the Home Counties 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 the Home Counties

Information Security
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Home Counties region.

Information Security Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) CAE
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Compliance Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (50.00%) Head of IT Security
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Compliance Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) CAE
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA