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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 62 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.05% 4.00% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 4.52% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 32
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £57,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £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
722 974 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.86% 88.47% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 868 909
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +12 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Tonbridge -1 1 £50,000 -
West Malling - 1 £47,500 -
Dartford - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (53.41%) Finance
2 41 (46.59%) SIEM
3 40 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (44.32%) PCI DSS
5 34 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (35.23%) CISSP
7 24 (27.27%) Firewall
7 24 (27.27%) CEH
7 24 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 24 (27.27%) Degree
8 21 (23.86%) System Testing
8 21 (23.86%) Secure Coding
8 21 (23.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 21 (23.86%) SANS
9 20 (22.73%) CREST Certified
9 20 (22.73%) CISM
10 19 (21.59%) Time Management
11 18 (20.45%) Windows
12 17 (19.32%) OSCP
13 15 (17.05%) Cisco
13 15 (17.05%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (15.91%) Project Management
14 14 (15.91%) CISA
15 13 (14.77%) Security Operations
16 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
16 12 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (11.36%) Linux
17 10 (11.36%) Network Security

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 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) Network Security
3 8 (9.09%) LAN
3 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) WAN
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.68%) Internet
6 4 (4.55%) DNS
6 4 (4.55%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) BGP-4
7 2 (2.27%) FTP
7 2 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.27%) OSPF
7 2 (2.27%) SMTP
7 2 (2.27%) SSH
7 2 (2.27%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.27%) VPN
7 2 (2.27%) Wireless
7 2 (2.27%) Wireless Security
7 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
General
1 47 (53.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Consultant
2 24 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 23 (26.14%) IT Consultant
3 23 (26.14%) IT Security Consultant
4 19 (21.59%) Analyst
4 19 (21.59%) Security Analyst
5 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 16 (18.18%) Security Manager
6 10 (11.36%) Information Manager
6 10 (11.36%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (7.95%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.68%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) IT Operations Manager
8 5 (5.68%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Operational Security Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Operations Manager
9 4 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (5.68%) Cybercrime
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Shadow IT
5 2 (2.27%) Tandem
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) SIEM
2 40 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 21 (23.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 21 (23.86%) Secure Coding
5 21 (23.86%) System Testing
6 19 (21.59%) Time Management
7 15 (17.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (15.91%) Project Management
9 13 (14.77%) Security Operations
10 12 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.09%) Threat Management
12 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.95%) IT Audit
12 7 (7.95%) OWASP
12 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.95%) SDLC
12 7 (7.95%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) C
2 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) CISSP
2 24 (27.27%) CEH
2 24 (27.27%) Degree
3 21 (23.86%) SANS
4 20 (22.73%) CISM
4 20 (22.73%) CREST Certified
5 17 (19.32%) OSCP
6 14 (15.91%) CISA
7 7 (7.95%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (7.95%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.27%) CCNA
9 2 (2.27%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.14%) CCNP
10 1 (1.14%) CCSA
10 1 (1.14%) CCSE
10 1 (1.14%) CCSP
10 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (44.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (10.23%) COBIT
4 2 (2.27%) PA-DSS
5 1 (1.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) vSphere
4 4 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Nessus
1 4 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Cisco
2 9 (10.23%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.68%) LogRhythm
6 4 (4.55%) Juniper
7 3 (3.41%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.41%) Qualys
7 3 (3.41%) Sophos
8 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.14%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.14%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.14%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) Nokia
9 1 (1.14%) SAP
9 1 (1.14%) Splunk
Kent
Adeptis Group
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