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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 65 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 3.61% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 4.24% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 6
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -23 5 £30,000 -38.14%
West Malling - 4 £45,000 - 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 31 (55.36%) CISSP
4 23 (41.07%) Firewall
5 22 (39.29%) Security Management
6 21 (37.50%) Incident Management
7 20 (35.71%) Risk Management
8 19 (33.93%) Business Continuity
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco
8 19 (33.93%) SIEM
9 18 (32.14%) Network Security
9 18 (32.14%) ITIL
9 18 (32.14%) Finance
10 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
10 17 (30.36%) Windows
11 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (25.00%) CISM
13 13 (23.21%) Information Security Management
14 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
14 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
14 11 (19.64%) Degree
15 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (17.86%) CCNP
15 10 (17.86%) CCNA
15 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.86%) Data Security
16 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (16.07%) SLA
16 9 (16.07%) Data Centre

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) Network Security
3 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Big Data
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Redis
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Law
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Security Analyst
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Security Specialist
3 9 (16.07%) IT Security Specialist
4 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (8.93%) ArcSight Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (3.57%) Security Officer
7 2 (3.57%) Information Assurance Leader
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Security Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Compliance Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) RMADS
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Security Management
2 21 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 20 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 19 (33.93%) Business Continuity
4 19 (33.93%) SIEM
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
6 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (23.21%) Information Security Management
8 10 (17.86%) Data Security
9 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (14.29%) ITSM
10 8 (14.29%) Service Management
10 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (14.29%) ISMS
10 8 (14.29%) Data Privacy
11 7 (12.50%) Change Management
12 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Coaching
12 6 (10.71%) Cyber Security
13 5 (8.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) CISSP
2 14 (25.00%) CISM
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (17.86%) CCNP
4 10 (17.86%) CCNA
5 8 (14.29%) SSCP
6 7 (12.50%) CHFI
6 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (8.93%) CCSP
8 5 (8.93%) CEH
8 5 (8.93%) CISMP
9 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.79%) MCP
10 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 9 (16.07%) SLA
4 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (8.93%) COBIT
4 5 (8.93%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Squid
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
1 4 (7.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Cisco
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
3 6 (10.71%) Websense
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.93%) TippingPoint
4 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 5 (8.93%) ArcSight
5 4 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (7.14%) Splunk
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) F5
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago