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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 58 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.75% 0.64% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.75% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -58.06%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
410 268 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.72% 85.35% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 359 214 191
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) CISA
7 1 (6.25%) CISM
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) IIS
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) JBoss
7 1 (6.25%) CISSP
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) CRISC
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Senior Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Security Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Security Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) APMP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) IISP
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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