The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 47 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.56% 1.35% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.52% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Information Security
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 264 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 88.55% 89.19% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 248 221 205
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Information Security
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Peterborough

Information Security
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) CESG

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid7