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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 51 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.86% 2.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £51,250 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
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
294 180 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.24% 78.60% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 251 158 214
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (47.06%) CISSP
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) JBoss
3 6 (35.29%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) ISMS
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) CISA
5 3 (17.65%) CISM
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) CRISC
6 2 (11.76%) APMP
6 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (35.29%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Security Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
1 5 (29.41%) Security Management
1 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
1 5 (29.41%) ISMS
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CRISC
3 3 (17.65%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) APMP
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) QA