The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.36% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 0.72% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £37,900 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 279 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 81.72% 70.81% 73.31%
Number of salaries quoted 181 263 302
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Information Security
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Norfolk

Information Security
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +16 9 £37,900 +61.27%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Security Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm