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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 60 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.36% 1.64% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 1.91% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 9
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
986 889 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.55% 85.98% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 861 795 835
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells +9 11 £52,500 -14.63% 1
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Maidstone +1 1 £25,000 -62.96%
West Malling -14 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £67,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £55,750 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (66.18%) CISSP
2 43 (63.24%) PCI DSS
3 40 (58.82%) Finance
4 35 (51.47%) Risk Management
4 35 (51.47%) CISM
5 32 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (42.65%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (26.47%) Threat Management
8 15 (22.06%) SIEM
8 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
9 14 (20.59%) Security Management
10 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (16.18%) ITIL
12 10 (14.71%) Firewall
12 10 (14.71%) Banking
12 10 (14.71%) CEH
12 10 (14.71%) Network Security
12 10 (14.71%) CREST Certified
13 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.82%) Line Management
14 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
14 6 (8.82%) System Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Windows
14 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.82%) LAN
14 6 (8.82%) WAN
14 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.82%) Cisco
15 5 (7.35%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.94%) Lync
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.94%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
1 10 (14.71%) Network Security
2 6 (8.82%) LAN
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) OSPF
4 2 (2.94%) Skype
4 2 (2.94%) SMTP
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Security Manager
2 20 (29.41%) Information Manager
2 20 (29.41%) Information Security Manager
3 19 (27.94%) IT Manager
3 19 (27.94%) IT Security Manager
4 14 (20.59%) Consultant
4 14 (20.59%) Security Consultant
5 11 (16.18%) IT Consultant
5 11 (16.18%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Governance Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Information Governance Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Security Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Information Risk Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.88%) Android
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Risk Management
2 29 (42.65%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (26.47%) Threat Management
4 15 (22.06%) SIEM
5 14 (20.59%) Security Management
6 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (16.18%) ITIL
8 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) Line Management
9 6 (8.82%) System Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.35%) Information Security Governance
10 5 (7.35%) ISMS
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 4 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (5.88%) Data Security
11 4 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (5.88%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (66.18%) CISSP
2 35 (51.47%) CISM
3 10 (14.71%) CEH
3 10 (14.71%) CREST Certified
4 5 (7.35%) CISA
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (63.24%) PCI DSS
2 32 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.94%) COBIT
5 1 (1.47%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.88%) Websense
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Avaya
5 2 (2.94%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.47%) Splunk
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mercator IT Solutions
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