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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 5 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.56% - 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £90,000 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
16 6 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 88.89% 54.55% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 34
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT