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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 42 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.34% 2.36% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 3.14% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £62,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.80%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
222 191 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 74.75% 75.20% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 165 167 256
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,350 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco