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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 87 47 92
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +45
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 51 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 5.01% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 5.96% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 51 5
Average salary £43,750 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.70% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
906 855 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.51% 83.99% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 809 724 735
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
West Malling -2 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Maidstone +1 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Tunbridge Wells -30 1 £52,500 +8.24% 2
Chatham - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (67.57%) CISSP
3 18 (48.65%) Business Continuity
3 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
4 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
4 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 13 (35.14%) Security Management
6 12 (32.43%) Finance
6 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 12 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) SIEM
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco
8 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
8 10 (27.03%) Firewall
8 10 (27.03%) Network Security
9 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (21.62%) CISM
10 8 (21.62%) SSCP
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) CCNP
11 7 (18.92%) Information Security Management
11 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
11 7 (18.92%) CHFI
11 7 (18.92%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
12 6 (16.22%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
1 10 (27.03%) Network Security
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Security Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) IT Security Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Security Manager
2 7 (18.92%) IT Security Specialist
2 7 (18.92%) Security Specialist
2 7 (18.92%) Information Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (13.51%) ArcSight Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Governance Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) RMADS
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Business Continuity
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
2 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
3 13 (35.14%) Security Management
4 12 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (32.43%) SIEM
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (18.92%) Change Management
8 7 (18.92%) Information Security Management
9 6 (16.22%) Data Security
9 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) Service Management
9 6 (16.22%) ITSM
9 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
9 6 (16.22%) ISMS
9 6 (16.22%) Data Privacy
9 6 (16.22%) Coaching
10 5 (13.51%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) SSCP
2 8 (21.62%) CISM
3 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) CHFI
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) CEH
5 5 (13.51%) CISMP
5 5 (13.51%) CCSP
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (75.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.51%) COBIT
3 5 (13.51%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) TippingPoint
3 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Websense
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago