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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.38% 0.60% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.85% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £32,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
221 236 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.00% 70.87% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 120 187 312
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 29 May 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 7 (77.78%) Information Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Legal
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) CRISC
3 5 (55.56%) COSO
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) Security Management
1 7 (77.78%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CRISC
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) COSO
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 14001
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Mitel
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp