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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 62 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.73% 3.73% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 4.59% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 24
Median salary £52,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +19.44%
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
941 784 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.94% 81.33% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 811 703 842
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,041
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Tunbridge Wells +21 28 £52,500 -27.58%
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Chatham -7 2 - -
Folkestone - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 62 (70.45%) CISSP
2 60 (68.18%) CISM
3 59 (67.05%) Risk Management
4 58 (65.91%) PCI DSS
5 42 (47.73%) Penetration Testing
5 42 (47.73%) Finance
6 40 (45.45%) Internal Audit
7 35 (39.77%) Threat Management
8 32 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (22.73%) Office 365
10 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
11 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.32%) OWASP
13 14 (15.91%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (14.77%) Security Management
15 11 (12.50%) ITIL
16 10 (11.36%) IT Audit
17 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
17 9 (10.23%) Project Management
17 9 (10.23%) Banking
18 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
18 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
18 8 (9.09%) CISA
18 8 (9.09%) ISMS
19 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 7 (7.95%) SIEM
19 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
19 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management

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 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.27%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Office 365
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Network Security
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) LAN
2 5 (5.68%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) Skype
3 3 (3.41%) SMTP
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (47.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Electronics
3 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (69.32%) Security Manager
2 39 (44.32%) Information Manager
2 39 (44.32%) Information Security Manager
3 25 (28.41%) IT Manager
4 24 (27.27%) IT Security Manager
5 14 (15.91%) Governance Manager
5 14 (15.91%) Information Governance Manager
6 13 (14.77%) Information Risk Manager
6 13 (14.77%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 13 (14.77%) Risk Manager
7 9 (10.23%) Consultant
7 9 (10.23%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) IT Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) IT Security Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) IT Security Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.41%) PKI
2 3 (3.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.27%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
1 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.14%) CentOS
4 1 (1.14%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) Risk Management
2 42 (47.73%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (45.45%) Internal Audit
4 35 (39.77%) Threat Management
5 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
6 17 (19.32%) OWASP
7 14 (15.91%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (14.77%) Security Management
9 11 (12.50%) ITIL
10 10 (11.36%) IT Audit
11 9 (10.23%) Project Management
12 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.09%) ISMS
12 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
13 7 (7.95%) SIEM
14 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (6.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) C
2 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) Perl
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (70.45%) CISSP
2 60 (68.18%) CISM
3 8 (9.09%) CISA
4 5 (5.68%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) CEH
5 3 (3.41%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.27%) CRISC
6 2 (2.27%) IISP
6 2 (2.27%) SANS
7 1 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (65.91%) PCI DSS
2 32 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.41%) ISO27002
3 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) MIIS
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) VMware
2 6 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco
3 3 (3.41%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + 5 Star Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago