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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 30 89 52
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 65 12 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.92% 1.12% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 1.31% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 60 11 50
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
792 913 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.35% 85.01% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 710 809 744
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidstone +1 4 £36,250 -27.50%
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £52,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £58,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (55.26%) Finance
2 62 (54.39%) PCI DSS
3 52 (45.61%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (43.86%) CISSP
5 44 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (37.72%) SIEM
7 38 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (32.46%) CISM
9 32 (28.07%) Degree
10 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 29 (25.44%) CEH
12 27 (23.68%) Risk Management
12 27 (23.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 26 (22.81%) Secure Coding
13 26 (22.81%) CREST Certified
13 26 (22.81%) System Testing
14 25 (21.93%) SANS
15 23 (20.18%) Threat Management
16 22 (19.30%) Internal Audit
16 22 (19.30%) Windows
17 21 (18.42%) Firewall
18 20 (17.54%) OSCP
19 17 (14.91%) Time Management
20 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (13.16%) Linux
22 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
22 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
22 14 (12.28%) Security Operations
23 13 (11.40%) Project Management
24 12 (10.53%) Cisco

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 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Office 365
2 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) Firewall
2 10 (8.77%) LAN
2 10 (8.77%) WAN
3 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.26%) Internet
5 4 (3.51%) DNS
5 4 (3.51%) HTTP
5 4 (3.51%) Network Security
6 2 (1.75%) BGP-4
6 2 (1.75%) FTP
6 2 (1.75%) OSPF
6 2 (1.75%) Skype
6 2 (1.75%) SMTP
6 2 (1.75%) snoop
6 2 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.75%) SSH
6 2 (1.75%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (55.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Security Manager
2 33 (28.95%) Consultant
3 32 (28.07%) Security Consultant
4 30 (26.32%) Information Manager
4 30 (26.32%) Information Security Manager
5 26 (22.81%) IT Consultant
5 26 (22.81%) IT Security Consultant
6 15 (13.16%) Analyst
6 15 (13.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 15 (13.16%) Security Analyst
7 13 (11.40%) IT Manager
8 11 (9.65%) IT Security Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Information Risk Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Risk Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Governance Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Information Governance Manager
11 5 (4.39%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) IT Operations Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.14%) Cybercrime
3 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Shadow IT
6 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) CESG
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (37.72%) SIEM
3 38 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 27 (23.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 27 (23.68%) Risk Management
6 26 (22.81%) Secure Coding
6 26 (22.81%) System Testing
7 23 (20.18%) Threat Management
8 22 (19.30%) Internal Audit
9 17 (14.91%) Time Management
10 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (12.28%) Security Operations
11 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
12 13 (11.40%) Project Management
13 11 (9.65%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (9.65%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (8.77%) OWASP
14 10 (8.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) C
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 2 (1.75%) C#
3 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (43.86%) CISSP
2 37 (32.46%) CISM
3 32 (28.07%) Degree
4 29 (25.44%) CEH
5 26 (22.81%) CREST Certified
6 25 (21.93%) SANS
7 20 (17.54%) OSCP
8 11 (9.65%) CISA
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (1.75%) CCNA
10 2 (1.75%) CRISC
10 2 (1.75%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.88%) CCSA
11 1 (0.88%) CCSE
11 1 (0.88%) CISMP
11 1 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.88%) IISP
11 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (54.39%) PCI DSS
2 44 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.75%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.75%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) vSphere
4 4 (3.51%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Nessus
2 4 (3.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.88%) MIIS
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Cisco
2 8 (7.02%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.39%) LogRhythm
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
6 4 (3.51%) Citrix
6 4 (3.51%) Juniper
7 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.63%) Qualys
7 3 (2.63%) Sophos
8 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.75%) F5
8 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.88%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) IronPort
9 1 (0.88%) Nokia
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, luxury
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago