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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 34 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.54% 0.94% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.05% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
181 380 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 91.88% 89.62% 87.77%
Number of salaries quoted 146 336 183
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle