The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 4.33% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 0.88% 0.30%
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
Norfolk

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 226 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 85.58% 74.59% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 151 211 264
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £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 Norwich

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Information Security
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Norwich

Information Security
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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