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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 49 88 46
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 48 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.68% 0.54% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 0.72% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 5 34
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
865 831 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.31% 74.86% 75.91%
Number of salaries quoted 733 710 580
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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
Folkestone - 5 £34,500 -
Maidstone -7 3 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Tunbridge Wells +23 1 £48,500 -39.37%
West Malling - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (72.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (67.14%) PCI DSS
3 29 (41.43%) CheckPoint
3 29 (41.43%) SIEM
4 27 (38.57%) Management Information System
5 26 (37.14%) Firewall
5 26 (37.14%) E-Commerce
6 22 (31.43%) Finance
7 20 (28.57%) Internet
7 20 (28.57%) CISSP
7 20 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (24.29%) Degree
9 16 (22.86%) Websense
9 16 (22.86%) Tripwire
10 14 (20.00%) IBM
10 14 (20.00%) Data Protection
11 13 (18.57%) Proofpoint
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco
12 10 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (14.29%) Apple
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) Oracle
12 10 (14.29%) Windows
12 10 (14.29%) AIX
12 10 (14.29%) Linux
12 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (12.86%) CISM
13 9 (12.86%) System Testing
14 8 (11.43%) Retail
14 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) Firewall
2 20 (28.57%) Internet
3 10 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.29%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Consultant
2 35 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 23 (32.86%) IT Consultant
3 23 (32.86%) IT Security Consultant
4 12 (17.14%) Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Security Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security Officer
6 8 (11.43%) Security Officer
7 7 (10.00%) Risk Officer
8 5 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Network Team Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
1 10 (14.29%) AIX
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) SIEM
2 26 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 20 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 9 (12.86%) System Testing
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.86%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.43%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.43%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) Degree
3 9 (12.86%) CISM
4 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) SSCP
5 7 (10.00%) CISA
6 2 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (72.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (67.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.43%) COSO
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) CheckPoint
2 16 (22.86%) Websense
2 16 (22.86%) Tripwire
3 14 (20.00%) IBM
4 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 13 (18.57%) Proofpoint
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) Apple
6 3 (4.29%) F5
6 3 (4.29%) Juniper
7 1 (1.43%) Tufin
7 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.43%) McAfee
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