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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.66% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 0.76% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Average salary £70,000 £32,500 £60,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -46.05%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
299 263 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 84.23% 77.13% 74.18%
Number of salaries quoted 236 176 155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) TOWER Software
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
3 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) AppScan
1 2 (14.29%) Paros
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ISMS
4 1 (7.14%) OWASP
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) TOWER Software