The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 142 161 152
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 439 365 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 1.66% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.22% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 364 290 351
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £37,680 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £71,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17587 16415 17451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.75% 74.61% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 13320 14804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Surrey +16 133 £46,000 -3.15% 7
Hampshire +3 97 £55,000 +15.78% 14
Berkshire -16 89 £57,500 +4.54% 9
Kent +25 41 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 33 £55,000 - 3
West Sussex -4 13 £39,000 -47.65% 2
East Sussex - 13 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -6 6 £77,500 +58.97% 1
Middlesex +7 3 £32,500 -43.96%
Thames Valley - 2 £95,000 -
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 334 (40.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 226 (27.43%) CISSP
3 223 (27.06%) Management Information System
4 221 (26.82%) Degree
5 206 (25.00%) Finance
6 192 (23.30%) Security Cleared
7 177 (21.48%) Windows
8 170 (20.63%) ITIL
9 152 (18.45%) Linux
10 146 (17.72%) Firewall
11 144 (17.48%) CISM
12 141 (17.11%) PCI DSS
13 121 (14.68%) Security Management
14 114 (13.83%) Microsoft
14 114 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
15 107 (12.99%) Risk Management
16 103 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 94 (11.41%) SQL
18 87 (10.56%) Information Security Management
19 85 (10.32%) DV Cleared
20 82 (9.95%) CISA
21 79 (9.59%) Information Assurance
21 79 (9.59%) SIEM
22 75 (9.10%) Business Continuity
23 73 (8.86%) E-Commerce
23 73 (8.86%) RMADS
24 67 (8.13%) Oracle
25 65 (7.89%) MS Excel
25 65 (7.89%) Internet
25 65 (7.89%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (3.76%) IIS
2 23 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.73%) Documentum
7 4 (0.49%) Lync
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.36%) Node.js
8 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 65 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.98%) MS Office
3 21 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.36%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.12%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.58%) SaaS
2 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 146 (17.72%) Firewall
2 65 (7.89%) Internet
3 56 (6.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 52 (6.31%) Network Security
5 51 (6.19%) LAN
6 50 (6.07%) WAN
7 41 (4.98%) DNS
8 40 (4.85%) TCP/IP
9 35 (4.25%) LDAP
10 26 (3.16%) HTTP
11 25 (3.03%) VoIP
12 22 (2.67%) Asterisk PBX
12 22 (2.67%) DHCP
13 20 (2.43%) SAN
14 16 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (1.82%) tcpdump
15 15 (1.82%) Wireshark
16 13 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.58%) SMTP
17 11 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.40%) MySQL
3 12 (1.46%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.61%) Big Data
6 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.24%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.24%) QlikView
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.94%) Eclipse
2 12 (1.46%) Maven
2 12 (1.46%) YourKit
3 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.36%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.36%) AppScan
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.24%) Toad
5 2 (0.24%) NUnit
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.24%) GDB
5 2 (0.24%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.12%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.12%) Selenium
6 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 206 (25.00%) Finance
2 58 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.13%) Law
4 31 (3.76%) Legal
5 25 (3.03%) Retail
6 13 (1.58%) Military
7 8 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.97%) Advertising
8 7 (0.85%) Banking
8 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.85%) Back Office
9 6 (0.73%) Electronics
9 6 (0.73%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) Marketing
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (22.57%) Analyst
2 163 (19.78%) Consultant
3 154 (18.69%) Security Analyst
4 140 (16.99%) Security Consultant
5 84 (10.19%) Information Analyst
6 79 (9.59%) Information Security Analyst
7 72 (8.74%) Information Security Consultant
8 64 (7.77%) Architect
9 62 (7.52%) Developer
9 62 (7.52%) Security Manager
10 37 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
11 36 (4.37%) Security Engineer
11 36 (4.37%) Senior Security Analyst
12 35 (4.25%) Java Developer
13 33 (4.00%) IT Consultant
13 33 (4.00%) Information Manager
14 31 (3.76%) IT Manager
14 31 (3.76%) Information Security Manager
15 30 (3.64%) IT Security Consultant
16 28 (3.40%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.25%) Spring
2 32 (3.88%) HTML
3 31 (3.76%) Hibernate
4 26 (3.16%) CSS
5 24 (2.91%) Web Services
6 21 (2.55%) .NET
7 19 (2.31%) jQuery
8 13 (1.58%) XML
9 12 (1.46%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.46%) Spring MVC
10 11 (1.33%) Spring Integration
10 11 (1.33%) Lucene
11 10 (1.21%) LAMP
12 9 (1.09%) JSP
13 7 (0.85%) J2EE
14 5 (0.61%) SailPoint
14 5 (0.61%) Middleware
14 5 (0.61%) Struts
15 4 (0.49%) HTML5
16 3 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 223 (27.06%) Management Information System
2 73 (8.86%) RMADS
3 37 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.76%) CESG
4 31 (3.76%) Mathematics
5 20 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (1.70%) NHS
6 14 (1.70%) CESG CLAS
7 12 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.46%) PKI
8 11 (1.33%) Kindle
9 10 (1.21%) Clustering
9 10 (1.21%) VHDL
10 8 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 8 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.97%) Social Media
11 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.85%) CMDB
11 7 (0.85%) Replication
12 6 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 177 (21.48%) Windows
2 152 (18.45%) Linux
3 51 (6.19%) UNIX
4 46 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 26 (3.16%) Mac OS X
6 25 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.79%) Mac OS
9 22 (2.67%) Mac OS X Server
10 18 (2.18%) Solaris
11 17 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.06%) AIX
12 10 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.24%) VMS
14 2 (0.24%) Android
14 2 (0.24%) CentOS
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.63%) ITIL
2 121 (14.68%) Security Management
3 114 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
4 107 (12.99%) Risk Management
5 87 (10.56%) Information Security Management
6 79 (9.59%) Information Assurance
6 79 (9.59%) SIEM
7 75 (9.10%) Business Continuity
8 73 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 65 (7.89%) ISMS
10 61 (7.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 60 (7.28%) Risk Analysis
12 57 (6.92%) Data Protection
12 57 (6.92%) Cyber Security
13 56 (6.80%) Security Architecture
14 52 (6.31%) PRINCE2
14 52 (6.31%) Security Testing
15 51 (6.19%) Project Management
16 48 (5.83%) Risk Assessment
17 47 (5.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (11.41%) SQL
2 63 (7.65%) Java
3 30 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (3.03%) C
5 21 (2.55%) C#
6 18 (2.18%) C++
7 14 (1.70%) PHP
8 9 (1.09%) VB
9 8 (0.97%) Python
10 7 (0.85%) Ruby
11 5 (0.61%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.36%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) VBScript
14 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.12%) Lua
15 1 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 226 (27.43%) CISSP
2 221 (26.82%) Degree
3 192 (23.30%) Security Cleared
4 144 (17.48%) CISM
5 103 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 85 (10.32%) DV Cleared
7 82 (9.95%) CISA
8 38 (4.61%) CEH
8 38 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (3.52%) CCNA
10 28 (3.40%) PCI QSA
11 22 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.67%) GIAC
12 20 (2.43%) CCNP
13 18 (2.18%) PhD
13 18 (2.18%) GCIA
14 15 (1.82%) MCSE
15 13 (1.58%) SSCP
16 8 (0.97%) CCIE
16 8 (0.97%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (40.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (17.11%) PCI DSS
3 62 (7.52%) COBIT
4 42 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 37 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (4.37%) QA
7 27 (3.28%) ISO 9001
8 20 (2.43%) JSP 440
9 12 (1.46%) SLA
10 11 (1.33%) GPG13
11 10 (1.21%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.97%) COSO
13 6 (0.73%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.49%) BS25999
15 3 (0.36%) BS7799
16 2 (0.24%) GxP
16 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
17 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
17 1 (0.12%) GAMP
17 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 40 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.91%) Snort
3 22 (2.67%) Samba
4 18 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.97%) vSphere
7 7 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.85%) Squid
8 3 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) SCOM
2 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.36%) Puppet
3 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.36%) Nessus
4 2 (0.24%) Nagios
4 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 114 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.13%) Oracle
3 53 (6.43%) Cisco
4 50 (6.07%) CheckPoint
5 40 (4.85%) Sourcefire
6 33 (4.00%) Qualys
7 29 (3.52%) VMware
8 26 (3.16%) Tripwire
9 25 (3.03%) Websense
10 21 (2.55%) LogRhythm
11 20 (2.43%) IBM
12 19 (2.31%) Juniper
13 15 (1.82%) Apple
13 15 (1.82%) Citrix
14 13 (1.58%) Proofpoint
15 11 (1.33%) McAfee
15 11 (1.33%) SAP
16 9 (1.09%) F5
16 9 (1.09%) Blue Coat
17 8 (0.97%) ArcSight
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson - Volkswagon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + £7k Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Volkswagen
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago