The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 28 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 62 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.38% 1.74% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 2.01% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 18 38
Median salary £55,000 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 946 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 86.11% 86.87% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 748 824 852
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,000
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 Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 Kent

Information Security
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Kent

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Kent

Information Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 5 £42,500 -
Maidstone +12 4 £36,250 -27.50%
Tunbridge Wells +19 1 £58,000 +93.33%
Chatham - 1 £37,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £52,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 59 (52.68%) PCI DSS
2 57 (50.89%) Finance
3 54 (48.21%) CISSP
4 52 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
5 43 (38.39%) CISM
6 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
7 36 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (29.46%) Internal Audit
9 30 (26.79%) Threat Management
9 30 (26.79%) SIEM
10 28 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (21.43%) Degree
12 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (19.64%) Waterfall
13 21 (18.75%) CEH
13 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 19 (16.96%) Firewall
14 19 (16.96%) Office 365
15 18 (16.07%) OWASP
15 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (16.07%) Windows
15 18 (16.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 18 (16.07%) CREST Certified
15 18 (16.07%) SANS
16 17 (15.18%) Secure Coding
16 17 (15.18%) System Testing
17 15 (13.39%) Project Management
18 14 (12.50%) OSCP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.79%) IIS
1 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
2 1 (0.89%) SAS
2 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.96%) Office 365
2 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Firewall
2 8 (7.14%) LAN
2 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.14%) WAN
3 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.36%) Internet
4 4 (3.57%) DNS
4 4 (3.57%) HTTP
4 4 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (1.79%) BGP-4
5 2 (1.79%) FTP
5 2 (1.79%) OSPF
5 2 (1.79%) Skype
5 2 (1.79%) SMTP
5 2 (1.79%) snoop
5 2 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (1.79%) SSH
5 2 (1.79%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.89%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (50.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Electronics
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Security Manager
2 35 (31.25%) Information Manager
2 35 (31.25%) Information Security Manager
3 24 (21.43%) Consultant
3 24 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 20 (17.86%) IT Manager
5 18 (16.07%) IT Security Manager
6 17 (15.18%) IT Consultant
6 17 (15.18%) IT Security Consultant
7 14 (12.50%) Analyst
8 12 (10.71%) Information Risk Manager
8 12 (10.71%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 12 (10.71%) Risk Manager
8 12 (10.71%) Security Analyst
9 10 (8.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 9 (8.04%) Governance Manager
10 9 (8.04%) Information Governance Manager
11 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.25%) Cybercrime
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.89%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Shadow IT
7 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 11 (9.82%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
2 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
3 33 (29.46%) Internal Audit
4 30 (26.79%) SIEM
4 30 (26.79%) Threat Management
5 28 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (19.64%) Waterfall
7 21 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 18 (16.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 18 (16.07%) OWASP
8 18 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (15.18%) Secure Coding
9 17 (15.18%) System Testing
10 15 (13.39%) Project Management
11 13 (11.61%) Security Operations
12 11 (9.82%) Time Management
13 10 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (8.93%) Security Management
14 9 (8.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.57%) C
2 3 (2.68%) SQL
3 2 (1.79%) C#
3 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) PHP
4 1 (0.89%) Python
4 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (48.21%) CISSP
2 43 (38.39%) CISM
3 24 (21.43%) Degree
4 21 (18.75%) CEH
5 18 (16.07%) CREST Certified
5 18 (16.07%) SANS
6 14 (12.50%) OSCP
7 7 (6.25%) CISA
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.79%) CCNA
9 2 (1.79%) CRISC
9 2 (1.79%) IISP
10 1 (0.89%) CCNP
10 1 (0.89%) CCSA
10 1 (0.89%) CCSP
10 1 (0.89%) CISMP
10 1 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (52.68%) PCI DSS
2 36 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) COBIT
4 2 (1.79%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) vSphere
4 4 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Nessus
2 4 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.79%) MIIS
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Cisco
2 8 (7.14%) VMware
3 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.46%) LogRhythm
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) Juniper
6 4 (3.57%) SAP
7 3 (2.68%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.68%) Qualys
7 3 (2.68%) Sophos
8 2 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.79%) F5
8 2 (1.79%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.89%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.89%) Google
9 1 (0.89%) HP
9 1 (0.89%) IronPort
9 1 (0.89%) Nokia
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago