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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.29% 4.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 5.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
282 222 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.03% 77.35% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 222 168 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco