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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 79 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.80% 2.72% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 8
Average salary £41,750 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.83% +23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
920 935 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.88% 81.95% 72.65%
Number of salaries quoted 797 830 666
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -18 5 £30,000 -38.14%
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Canterbury - 2 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 43 (72.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (54.24%) PCI DSS
3 30 (50.85%) CISSP
4 25 (42.37%) Firewall
5 22 (37.29%) Security Management
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco
5 22 (37.29%) Incident Management
6 21 (35.59%) ITIL
6 21 (35.59%) Windows
7 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
7 20 (33.90%) SIEM
8 19 (32.20%) Business Continuity
9 17 (28.81%) Network Security
10 16 (27.12%) Finance
10 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
11 15 (25.42%) CISM
12 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) CCNA
13 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
13 13 (22.03%) Information Security Management
13 13 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
15 11 (18.64%) CCNP
15 11 (18.64%) Data Security
15 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
16 10 (16.95%) Degree
17 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (15.25%) Service Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 17 (28.81%) Network Security
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.17%) SAN
4 6 (10.17%) LAN
4 6 (10.17%) WAN
5 5 (8.47%) Internet
6 4 (6.78%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 4 (6.78%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Law
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
1 12 (20.34%) Security Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Security Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Information Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (11.86%) IT Security Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Security Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) ArcSight Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (5.08%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (5.08%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.08%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Information Assurance Leader
9 1 (1.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Compliance Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) RMADS
4 1 (1.69%) IVR
4 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Security Management
1 22 (37.29%) Incident Management
2 21 (35.59%) ITIL
3 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
3 20 (33.90%) SIEM
4 19 (32.20%) Business Continuity
5 13 (22.03%) Information Security Management
5 13 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Data Security
7 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (15.25%) Service Management
8 8 (13.56%) ITSM
8 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (13.56%) ISMS
8 8 (13.56%) Data Privacy
9 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
9 7 (11.86%) Change Management
10 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
10 6 (10.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
1 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) CISSP
2 15 (25.42%) CISM
3 13 (22.03%) CCNA
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (18.64%) CCNP
5 10 (16.95%) Degree
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (13.56%) SSCP
7 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.86%) CHFI
8 5 (8.47%) CEH
8 5 (8.47%) CCSP
9 3 (5.08%) MCSE
9 3 (5.08%) CISMP
10 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (72.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (54.24%) PCI DSS
3 9 (15.25%) SLA
4 6 (10.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (10.17%) GPG13
5 5 (8.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
1 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.17%) Squid
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
1 4 (6.78%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Cisco
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.86%) Websense
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 6 (10.17%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.47%) TippingPoint
6 5 (8.47%) Splunk
6 5 (8.47%) ArcSight
6 5 (8.47%) SAP
7 4 (6.78%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (5.08%) Avaya
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix
9 2 (3.39%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.39%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) SunGard
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