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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Home Counties
Rank 11 - 10
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 3.33% - 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £105,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
29 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 96.67% 73.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 25
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £90,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (50.00%) CAE
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) HIPAA
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree

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 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Compliance Officer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Officer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Compliance Officer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Security
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) CAE
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) HIPAA