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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 91 49
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 51 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.01% 0.54% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 0.71% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 5 30
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £53,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -34.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
845 843 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.01% 76.29% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 714 721 555
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
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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
Folkestone - 5 £34,500 -
Maidstone - 4 £60,000 - 3
West Malling - 2 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +26 1 £48,500 -39.37%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 50 (72.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 30 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 28 (40.58%) SIEM
5 26 (37.68%) Firewall
6 25 (36.23%) E-Commerce
7 24 (34.78%) Management Information System
8 20 (28.99%) Finance
8 20 (28.99%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (27.54%) CISSP
9 19 (27.54%) Internet
10 18 (26.09%) Degree
11 16 (23.19%) Websense
12 15 (21.74%) Tripwire
13 14 (20.29%) Cisco
14 13 (18.84%) IBM
14 13 (18.84%) Data Protection
15 12 (17.39%) Proofpoint
16 11 (15.94%) Windows
17 10 (14.49%) AIX
17 10 (14.49%) Linux
17 10 (14.49%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (14.49%) SQL
17 10 (14.49%) Oracle
17 10 (14.49%) Apple
18 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (13.04%) System Testing
19 8 (11.59%) CISM
19 8 (11.59%) Retail
20 7 (10.14%) CISA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Firewall
2 19 (27.54%) Internet
3 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (7.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Consultant
2 34 (49.28%) Security Consultant
3 23 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 23 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Security Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (10.14%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (10.14%) Security Officer
7 7 (10.14%) Risk Officer
8 5 (7.25%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Information Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) AIX
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) SIEM
2 25 (36.23%) E-Commerce
3 20 (28.99%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (18.84%) Data Protection
5 9 (13.04%) System Testing
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.90%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.90%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.90%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) CISSP
2 18 (26.09%) Degree
3 8 (11.59%) CISM
4 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.14%) SSCP
4 7 (10.14%) CISA
5 2 (2.90%) CCSE
5 2 (2.90%) CEH
5 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) CCEE
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (72.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) XenApp
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) CheckPoint
2 16 (23.19%) Websense
3 15 (21.74%) Tripwire
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco
5 13 (18.84%) IBM
6 12 (17.39%) Proofpoint
7 10 (14.49%) Oracle
7 10 (14.49%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) Juniper
9 3 (4.35%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.45%) Tufin
10 1 (1.45%) VMware
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) NetApp
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago