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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 65 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.84% 1.56% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.93% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 9
Average salary £48,750 £42,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
806 931 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.83% 80.47% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 714 778 745
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £34,500 - 1
Canterbury - 2 - -
Chatham - 2 £66,250 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 37 (68.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (48.15%) PCI DSS
3 25 (46.30%) CISSP
4 23 (42.59%) Firewall
5 22 (40.74%) Cisco
6 21 (38.89%) ITIL
6 21 (38.89%) Security Management
7 20 (37.04%) Risk Management
7 20 (37.04%) Incident Management
8 18 (33.33%) Windows
8 18 (33.33%) SIEM
9 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity
10 15 (27.78%) CCNA
10 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (27.78%) Finance
10 15 (27.78%) CISM
11 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
12 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
12 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.22%) Information Security Management
13 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (22.22%) Network Security
14 11 (20.37%) CCNP
14 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
15 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
16 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (16.67%) Degree
16 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 9 (16.67%) Service Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (22.22%) Network Security
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) Internet
5 4 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) Redis
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 5 (9.26%) Law
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
1 10 (18.52%) Security Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) ArcSight Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance Leader
9 1 (1.85%) Compliance Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Risk Officer
9 1 (1.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Audit Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) RMADS
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
1 21 (38.89%) Security Management
2 20 (37.04%) Risk Management
2 20 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 18 (33.33%) SIEM
4 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity
5 12 (22.22%) Information Security Management
6 9 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.67%) Service Management
6 9 (16.67%) Data Security
7 8 (14.81%) ITSM
7 8 (14.81%) ISMS
7 8 (14.81%) Data Privacy
8 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (11.11%) Cyber Security
10 5 (9.26%) Analytics
10 5 (9.26%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) CISSP
2 15 (27.78%) CCNA
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.78%) CISM
3 11 (20.37%) CCNP
4 9 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.11%) SSCP
7 5 (9.26%) CEH
7 5 (9.26%) CHFI
7 5 (9.26%) CCSP
8 4 (7.41%) MCSE
9 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (68.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (48.15%) PCI DSS
3 9 (16.67%) SLA
4 6 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (11.11%) GPG13
5 3 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) Squid
4 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.41%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco
2 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) Websense
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 5 (9.26%) Splunk
5 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
5 5 (9.26%) TippingPoint
5 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 4 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) F5
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) SunGard
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago