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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 60 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.57% 3.68% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 4.03% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 16
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
751 942 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.92% 91.19% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 607 836 863
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +16 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Tonbridge +2 1 £52,500 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 34 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (46.67%) SIEM
4 25 (41.67%) PCI DSS
5 24 (40.00%) Finance
6 23 (38.33%) CISSP
7 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (33.33%) CISM
9 19 (31.67%) CISA
10 18 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (26.67%) Secure Coding
11 16 (26.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 16 (26.67%) System Testing
11 16 (26.67%) CEH
11 16 (26.67%) Degree
12 15 (25.00%) Time Management
12 15 (25.00%) CREST Certified
13 14 (23.33%) SANS
13 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (21.67%) OSCP
14 13 (21.67%) COBIT
14 13 (21.67%) Project Management
15 12 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
15 12 (20.00%) OWASP
15 12 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (20.00%) IT Audit
15 12 (20.00%) SDLC
15 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (16.67%) Firewall
16 10 (16.67%) 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 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Skype
5 1 (1.67%) SMTP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Consultant
2 18 (30.00%) IT Consultant
2 18 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 18 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
8 2 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Security Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Shadow IT
3 2 (3.33%) Tandem
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (46.67%) SIEM
3 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (26.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 16 (26.67%) Secure Coding
5 16 (26.67%) System Testing
6 15 (25.00%) Time Management
7 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (21.67%) Project Management
9 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (20.00%) IT Audit
9 12 (20.00%) OWASP
9 12 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (10.00%) Security Operations
11 6 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Data Security
12 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) CISSP
2 20 (33.33%) CISM
3 19 (31.67%) CISA
4 16 (26.67%) CEH
4 16 (26.67%) Degree
5 15 (25.00%) CREST Certified
6 14 (23.33%) SANS
7 13 (21.67%) OSCP
8 12 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (3.33%) PCI QSA
9 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 13 (21.67%) COBIT
4 2 (3.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
1 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco
1 4 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago