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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.85% 2.91% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 3.44% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +72.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
224 262 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 79.72% 84.79% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 171 248 252
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) XML
1 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ISMS
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) APMP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) F5