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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.54% 1.06% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.26% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Median salary - £49,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -36.77%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
329 398 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.16% 84.68% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 304 345 207
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) IT Audit
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (10.00%) APMP
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) JBoss
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Threat Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) IT Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
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