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

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Kent
Rank 72 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.80% 3.52% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.85% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 20
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.46%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
741 1013 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.85% 91.34% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 579 875 783
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 £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
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 February 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 February 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 +17 10 £60,000 +14.28%
West Malling -4 2 £42,500 -
Tonbridge +4 1 £52,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 33 (71.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (41.30%) CISSP
4 17 (36.96%) CISM
5 16 (34.78%) CISA
5 16 (34.78%) COBIT
5 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
5 16 (34.78%) SIEM
6 14 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (30.43%) OWASP
6 14 (30.43%) SDLC
6 14 (30.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (30.43%) IT Audit
6 14 (30.43%) Security+ Certification
6 14 (30.43%) Project Management
7 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (23.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (21.74%) Secure Coding
9 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 10 (21.74%) System Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Time Management
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) CEH
10 9 (19.57%) CREST Certified
11 8 (17.39%) SANS
11 8 (17.39%) Network Security
11 8 (17.39%) OSCP
11 8 (17.39%) Degree
11 8 (17.39%) Windows

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 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Network Security
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) IT Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) IT Security Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) Security Consultant
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Security Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.35%) Tandem
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (34.78%) SIEM
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (30.43%) IT Audit
3 14 (30.43%) OWASP
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) SDLC
3 14 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (23.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 10 (21.74%) Secure Coding
6 10 (21.74%) System Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Time Management
7 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (8.70%) ISMS
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Security Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) CISSP
2 17 (36.96%) CISM
3 16 (34.78%) CISA
4 14 (30.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (30.43%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (19.57%) CEH
5 9 (19.57%) CREST Certified
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
6 8 (17.39%) OSCP
6 8 (17.39%) SANS
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (71.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.78%) COBIT
2 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.52%) GDPR
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco
1 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
Sittingbourne, Kent
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