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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 49 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.20% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
377 199 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.38% 79.28% 73.54%
Number of salaries quoted 338 170 215
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
3 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
3 5 (31.25%) Security Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) ISMS
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) CRISC
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Security Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
1 5 (31.25%) Security Management
1 5 (31.25%) ISMS
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CRISC
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) NetApp
1 1 (6.25%) VMware