The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 85 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 41 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.70% 0.75% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 1.03% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 6 34
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
928 774 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.83% 72.95% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 798 662 578
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Folkestone - 5 £34,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 1 £48,500 -39.37%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 52 (77.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (68.66%) PCI DSS
3 32 (47.76%) SIEM
4 27 (40.30%) Management Information System
5 26 (38.81%) E-Commerce
5 26 (38.81%) CheckPoint
6 25 (37.31%) CISSP
7 24 (35.82%) Firewall
8 23 (34.33%) Finance
9 20 (29.85%) Internet
10 19 (28.36%) Tripwire
11 18 (26.87%) Degree
12 17 (25.37%) Websense
13 14 (20.90%) CISM
13 14 (20.90%) IBM
14 13 (19.40%) Proofpoint
14 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
15 12 (17.91%) Windows
16 10 (14.93%) CISA
16 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (14.93%) Apple
16 10 (14.93%) AIX
16 10 (14.93%) Linux
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (14.93%) SQL
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle
16 10 (14.93%) Cisco
17 9 (13.43%) System Testing
18 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
19 7 (10.45%) SSCP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) Firewall
2 20 (29.85%) Internet
3 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Reports
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Consultant
1 35 (52.24%) Security Consultant
2 23 (34.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 23 (34.33%) IT Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Information Security Consultant
4 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Information Security Officer
5 8 (11.94%) Security Officer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Risk Officer
7 4 (5.97%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Information Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Information Security Specialist
9 1 (1.49%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) AIX
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) SIEM
2 26 (38.81%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
4 9 (13.43%) System Testing
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.99%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.49%) OWASP
8 1 (1.49%) QMS
8 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.49%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) CISSP
2 18 (26.87%) Degree
3 14 (20.90%) CISM
4 10 (14.93%) CISA
5 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.45%) SSCP
7 5 (7.46%) CEH
8 3 (4.48%) CISMP
9 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (77.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (68.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) COSO
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) CheckPoint
2 19 (28.36%) Tripwire
3 17 (25.37%) Websense
4 14 (20.90%) IBM
5 13 (19.40%) Proofpoint
6 10 (14.93%) Apple
6 10 (14.93%) Oracle
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco
7 4 (5.97%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.97%) Tufin
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.49%) McAfee
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago