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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 33 85 48
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 59 15 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.81% 1.41% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 1.67% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54 14 52
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £89,250 £52,500 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
735 900 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.78% 84.59% 88.66%
Number of salaries quoted 656 824 705
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Folkestone +8 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Tonbridge -3 2 £51,250 +46.42%
Dartford - 2 £65,000 -
Maidstone -12 1 £52,500 +7.69%
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 62 (60.78%) Finance
2 52 (50.98%) PCI DSS
3 48 (47.06%) SIEM
4 46 (45.10%) Penetration Testing
5 43 (42.16%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (42.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (34.31%) Degree
7 34 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 33 (32.35%) CEH
8 33 (32.35%) CISSP
9 31 (30.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 30 (29.41%) System Testing
10 30 (29.41%) Secure Coding
10 30 (29.41%) CREST Certified
11 29 (28.43%) SANS
12 27 (26.47%) Windows
13 24 (23.53%) OSCP
14 23 (22.55%) Time Management
15 20 (19.61%) CISM
15 20 (19.61%) Firewall
16 17 (16.67%) Linux
17 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (13.73%) Cisco
18 13 (12.75%) Threat Management
18 13 (12.75%) Security Operations
19 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
20 11 (10.78%) Project Management
20 11 (10.78%) VMware
20 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
20 11 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management

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 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.92%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) Firewall
2 10 (9.80%) LAN
2 10 (9.80%) WAN
3 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.88%) Internet
4 6 (5.88%) Network Security
5 5 (4.90%) DNS
5 5 (4.90%) HTTP
6 3 (2.94%) Skype
6 3 (2.94%) SMTP
7 2 (1.96%) BGP-4
7 2 (1.96%) FTP
7 2 (1.96%) OSPF
7 2 (1.96%) snoop
7 2 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.96%) SSH
7 2 (1.96%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (60.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Legal
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Consultant
2 35 (34.31%) Security Consultant
3 32 (31.37%) IT Consultant
3 32 (31.37%) IT Security Consultant
4 26 (25.49%) Security Manager
5 19 (18.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 18 (17.65%) Information Manager
6 18 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
7 15 (14.71%) Analyst
7 15 (14.71%) Security Analyst
8 10 (9.80%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
10 5 (4.90%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (4.90%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Operational Security Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Operations Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Security Operations Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Security Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.88%) Cybercrime
2 6 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) Shadow IT
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Tandem
6 1 (0.98%) CESG
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Linux
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.06%) SIEM
2 46 (45.10%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (42.16%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 31 (30.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 30 (29.41%) Secure Coding
6 30 (29.41%) System Testing
7 23 (22.55%) Time Management
8 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.75%) Security Operations
9 13 (12.75%) Threat Management
10 11 (10.78%) Project Management
10 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (9.80%) Internal Audit
12 9 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (7.84%) Security Management
14 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.88%) Data Protection
15 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.88%) C
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (34.31%) Degree
2 33 (32.35%) CEH
2 33 (32.35%) CISSP
3 30 (29.41%) CREST Certified
4 29 (28.43%) SANS
5 24 (23.53%) OSCP
6 20 (19.61%) CISM
7 9 (8.82%) CISA
8 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.96%) CCNA
9 2 (1.96%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.98%) CCNP
10 1 (0.98%) CCSP
10 1 (0.98%) CISMP
10 1 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.98%) CRISC
10 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.98%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (50.98%) PCI DSS
2 43 (42.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) COBIT
3 2 (1.96%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.96%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) vSphere
4 4 (3.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Nessus
2 4 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Cisco
2 11 (10.78%) VMware
3 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.88%) Citrix
5 5 (4.90%) LogRhythm
6 4 (3.92%) Juniper
7 3 (2.94%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.94%) Qualys
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.96%) F5
8 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.98%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) Nokia
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.98%) Splunk
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