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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -35
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 51 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.12% 0.28% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 0.35% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 3 23
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
831 866 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.35% 80.93% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 687 745 552
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Maidstone - 6 £67,500 - 5
Folkestone - 5 £34,500 -
West Malling - 3 £47,500 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (70.42%) PCI DSS
2 49 (69.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (49.30%) CheckPoint
4 30 (42.25%) Firewall
5 28 (39.44%) SIEM
6 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
7 24 (33.80%) E-Commerce
8 20 (28.17%) Cisco
8 20 (28.17%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (26.76%) Internet
9 19 (26.76%) Finance
10 18 (25.35%) Degree
11 17 (23.94%) CISSP
12 16 (22.54%) Windows
13 15 (21.13%) Websense
14 13 (18.31%) Apple
14 13 (18.31%) AIX
14 13 (18.31%) Linux
14 13 (18.31%) SQL
14 13 (18.31%) Oracle
14 13 (18.31%) Tripwire
15 12 (16.90%) Data Protection
16 11 (15.49%) System Testing
16 11 (15.49%) Proofpoint
16 11 (15.49%) IBM
17 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (12.68%) ITIL
18 9 (12.68%) Retail
19 8 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
20 7 (9.86%) CISA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) Internet
3 8 (11.27%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (9.86%) Network Security
5 4 (5.63%) LAN
5 4 (5.63%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) VPN
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Consultant
2 34 (47.89%) Security Consultant
3 24 (33.80%) IT Security Consultant
3 24 (33.80%) IT Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Risk Officer
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (5.63%) Security Officer
6 4 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Information Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Graduate
7 3 (4.23%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) AIX
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) SIEM
2 24 (33.80%) E-Commerce
3 20 (28.17%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (16.90%) Data Protection
5 11 (15.49%) System Testing
6 9 (12.68%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.82%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (2.82%) Data Security
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Degree
2 17 (23.94%) CISSP
3 7 (9.86%) SSCP
3 7 (9.86%) CISA
4 4 (5.63%) CISM
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.82%) CCSE
5 2 (2.82%) CEH
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) CCDP
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCEE
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (70.42%) PCI DSS
2 49 (69.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) XenApp
1 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) CheckPoint
2 20 (28.17%) Cisco
3 15 (21.13%) Websense
4 13 (18.31%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) Tripwire
4 13 (18.31%) Apple
5 11 (15.49%) Proofpoint
5 11 (15.49%) IBM
6 5 (7.04%) Juniper
6 5 (7.04%) F5
7 3 (4.23%) VMware
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago