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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 44 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 1.81% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 2.15% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 24
Median salary £46,250 £41,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% +12.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,450 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
845 932 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 87.66% 84.57% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 743 807 879
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 4 £42,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £55,250 +84.16%
Maidstone - 3 £32,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Chatham -7 1 £37,500 -44.44%
West Malling -9 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 54 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 47 (48.96%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (48.96%) Finance
2 47 (48.96%) CISSP
3 45 (46.88%) CISM
4 41 (42.71%) Risk Management
5 34 (35.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (35.42%) Internal Audit
6 31 (32.29%) Threat Management
7 22 (22.92%) Waterfall
7 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (20.83%) Office 365
9 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (18.75%) OWASP
10 18 (18.75%) SIEM
11 17 (17.71%) Degree
12 16 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (14.58%) CREST Certified
13 14 (14.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 13 (13.54%) Secure Coding
14 13 (13.54%) System Testing
14 13 (13.54%) CEH
14 13 (13.54%) Project Management
15 12 (12.50%) Windows
15 12 (12.50%) SANS
16 11 (11.46%) OSCP
16 11 (11.46%) Risk Assessment

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 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.08%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Office 365
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) Network Security
4 3 (3.13%) Skype
4 3 (3.13%) SMTP
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) BGP-4
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.04%) FTP
6 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.04%) OSPF
6 1 (1.04%) PPP
6 1 (1.04%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (48.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Electronics
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Security Manager
2 35 (36.46%) Information Manager
2 35 (36.46%) Information Security Manager
3 21 (21.88%) IT Manager
4 20 (20.83%) Consultant
4 20 (20.83%) Security Consultant
5 19 (19.79%) IT Security Manager
6 13 (13.54%) IT Consultant
6 13 (13.54%) IT Security Consultant
7 12 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
7 12 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 12 (12.50%) Risk Manager
8 9 (9.38%) Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Governance Manager
8 9 (9.38%) Information Governance Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Information Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) Cybercrime
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) CESG
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.17%) Unix
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (42.71%) Risk Management
3 34 (35.42%) Internal Audit
4 31 (32.29%) Threat Management
5 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.92%) Waterfall
6 18 (18.75%) OWASP
6 18 (18.75%) SIEM
6 18 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 14 (14.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 13 (13.54%) Project Management
9 13 (13.54%) Secure Coding
9 13 (13.54%) System Testing
10 11 (11.46%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (9.38%) Security Management
11 9 (9.38%) Security Operations
12 8 (8.33%) Information Security Management
12 8 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) C
2 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (48.96%) CISSP
2 45 (46.88%) CISM
3 17 (17.71%) Degree
4 14 (14.58%) CREST Certified
5 13 (13.54%) CEH
6 12 (12.50%) SANS
7 11 (11.46%) OSCP
8 6 (6.25%) CISA
9 2 (2.08%) CRISC
9 2 (2.08%) IISP
10 1 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.04%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 34 (35.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) COBIT
4 2 (2.08%) ISO22301
4 2 (2.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) MIIS
2 1 (1.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Nessus
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) VMware
2 5 (5.21%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.04%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Juniper
5 1 (1.04%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.04%) Palantir
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.04%) Splunk
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago