The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.84% 2.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £57,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
Suffolk

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 268 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.47% 79.06% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 334 196 201
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Information Security
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Ipswich

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco