The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 31 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.81% 3.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £64,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 316 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 68.42% 82.72% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 131 242 297
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Information Security
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Middlesex

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 17 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 12 (63.16%) CISSP
3 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
3 11 (57.89%) Legal
4 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (42.11%) ISMS
5 8 (42.11%) Information Security Management
5 8 (42.11%) Security Management
6 6 (31.58%) CRISC
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) CISM
7 5 (26.32%) COSO
8 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) ISO 14001
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) BCP
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (57.89%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Specialist
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security Specialist
1 7 (36.84%) Information Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) ISMS
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security Management
2 8 (42.11%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) BCP
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CRISC
3 5 (26.32%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) COSO
3 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (15.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Mitel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago