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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.79% - 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
170 233 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 76.23% 79.25% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 146 211 299
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
3 5 (45.45%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
6 2 (18.18%) Security Management
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Testing Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) WSH
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) APMP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft