The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 28 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.64% - 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £61,250 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 154 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 72.13% 85.08% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78 111 51
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Information Security
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Maidstone region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Maidstone

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 9 (75.00%) Legal
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) F5
2 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Websense
5 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) CCSE
6 2 (16.67%) Nessus
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Palantir
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
1 2 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) F5
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Websense
5 1 (8.33%) Palantir