The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 99 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
+92 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 588 336 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.06% 1.61% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.91% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 492 269 257
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Berkshire +44 203 £55,000 -8.33% 24
Surrey +37 105 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Hampshire +59 79 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Oxfordshire +43 61 £57,500 +53.33% 10
East Sussex +45 38 £50,000 - 3
Kent +20 36 £54,000 -1.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 36 £50,000 -16.66% 1
West Sussex -5 13 £51,000 +20.00% 3
Middlesex +15 7 £105,000 +75.00% 2
Sussex +3 1 £45,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 402 (37.82%) CISSP
2 289 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 268 (25.21%) Windows
4 255 (23.99%) Risk Management
5 234 (22.01%) Firewall
6 220 (20.70%) Management Information System
7 219 (20.60%) Degree
8 212 (19.94%) Finance
8 212 (19.94%) Linux
9 205 (19.29%) CISM
10 199 (18.72%) ITIL
11 167 (15.71%) PCI DSS
12 156 (14.68%) CISA
13 152 (14.30%) Security Management
14 146 (13.73%) Microsoft
15 142 (13.36%) Network Security
16 135 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
17 133 (12.51%) Cybersecurity
18 129 (12.14%) Computer Science
19 128 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
20 123 (11.57%) Cisco
21 113 (10.63%) Unix
22 108 (10.16%) Active Directory
23 91 (8.56%) CEH
24 90 (8.47%) Security Cleared
25 88 (8.28%) Intrusion Detection
26 85 (8.00%) TCP/IP
27 84 (7.90%) Information Security Management
28 83 (7.81%) MS Excel
29 82 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (3.20%) IIS
2 25 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.56%) JBoss
5 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (0.56%) WildFly
6 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.47%) CMS
7 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.38%) nginx
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.28%) Node.js
8 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.19%) WordPress
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.094%) SAS
10 1 (0.094%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 83 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.75%) SPSS
4 6 (0.56%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) AWD
4 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.69%) Office 365
4 15 (1.41%) SaaS
5 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.47%) GitHub
7 4 (0.38%) IaaS
7 4 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 234 (22.01%) Firewall
2 142 (13.36%) Network Security
3 88 (8.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 85 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 67 (6.30%) DNS
6 64 (6.02%) Internet
7 63 (5.93%) WAN
8 60 (5.64%) LAN
9 51 (4.80%) VPN
10 27 (2.54%) SSL
11 25 (2.35%) DHCP
12 24 (2.26%) SAN
12 24 (2.26%) Wireless
13 18 (1.69%) IPsec
14 15 (1.41%) DMZ
15 14 (1.32%) BGP
16 13 (1.22%) FTP
17 12 (1.13%) VoIP
18 11 (1.03%) OSPF
19 10 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.16%) Big Data
2 23 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.51%) Data Mining
5 14 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.85%) MySQL
7 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.66%) Power BI
9 7 (0.66%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.47%) Android Studio
3 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.47%) JIRA
3 5 (0.47%) Mercurial
3 5 (0.47%) Subversion
4 4 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.28%) Moq
5 3 (0.28%) NUnit
5 3 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.19%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.19%) MSTest
7 1 (0.094%) AppScan
7 1 (0.094%) Paros
General
1 212 (19.94%) Finance
2 75 (7.06%) Legal
3 53 (4.99%) German Language
4 48 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.33%) French Language
6 34 (3.20%) Banking
7 32 (3.01%) Retail
8 21 (1.98%) Military
9 16 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.32%) Law
10 14 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.03%) Marketing
12 8 (0.75%) Publishing
13 7 (0.66%) Automotive
13 7 (0.66%) Electronics
14 4 (0.38%) Billing
14 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 227 (21.35%) Security Manager
2 167 (15.71%) Analyst
3 153 (14.39%) Consultant
4 152 (14.30%) Information Security Manager
5 149 (14.02%) Information Manager
6 131 (12.32%) Security Analyst
7 126 (11.85%) Security Engineer
8 114 (10.72%) Security Consultant
9 95 (8.94%) IT Manager
10 67 (6.30%) Information Analyst
10 67 (6.30%) Information Security Analyst
11 61 (5.74%) IT Security Manager
12 60 (5.64%) Information Security Consultant
13 47 (4.42%) Developer
14 46 (4.33%) Architect
15 41 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
16 38 (3.57%) Security Officer
17 35 (3.29%) Information Security Officer
18 33 (3.10%) Information Security Engineer
19 32 (3.01%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.60%) .NET
1 17 (1.60%) Middleware
2 15 (1.41%) HTML
2 15 (1.41%) WPF
3 14 (1.32%) CSS
4 11 (1.03%) JSON
4 11 (1.03%) XML
5 10 (0.94%) ZeroMQ
6 9 (0.85%) XSLT
7 8 (0.75%) MDX
8 7 (0.66%) WCF
9 6 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.47%) Cocoa
10 5 (0.47%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (0.47%) HTML5
10 5 (0.47%) JavaBeans
10 5 (0.47%) jQuery
10 5 (0.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 220 (20.70%) Management Information System
2 129 (12.14%) Computer Science
3 128 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.10%) PKI
5 31 (2.92%) CESG
5 31 (2.92%) Security Operations Centre
6 26 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 25 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (2.07%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
11 16 (1.51%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
14 13 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (1.13%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.13%) FMCG
16 11 (1.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 268 (25.21%) Windows
2 212 (19.94%) Linux
3 113 (10.63%) Unix
4 82 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (7.24%) Solaris
5 77 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 75 (7.06%) Windows Server
7 63 (5.93%) Windows 2000
8 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.07%) Android
10 19 (1.79%) CentOS
11 13 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.56%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (23.99%) Risk Management
2 199 (18.72%) ITIL
3 152 (14.30%) Security Management
4 135 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
5 133 (12.51%) Cybersecurity
6 84 (7.90%) Information Security Management
7 79 (7.43%) Business Continuity
8 75 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 71 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 69 (6.49%) SIEM
12 61 (5.74%) ISMS
12 61 (5.74%) Security Architecture
12 61 (5.74%) Vulnerability Management
13 59 (5.55%) Coaching
13 59 (5.55%) Security Operations
14 58 (5.46%) Mentoring
15 55 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (5.08%) Internal Audit
16 54 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.02%) SQL
2 58 (5.46%) C
3 53 (4.99%) Python
4 47 (4.42%) Java
5 38 (3.57%) C#
6 34 (3.20%) C++
7 30 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 27 (2.54%) Perl
9 17 (1.60%) Ruby
10 14 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (0.66%) PHP
12 7 (0.66%) VBScript
13 6 (0.56%) Assembly Language
14 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.38%) VC++
16 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 402 (37.82%) CISSP
2 219 (20.60%) Degree
3 205 (19.29%) CISM
4 156 (14.68%) CISA
5 91 (8.56%) CEH
6 90 (8.47%) Security Cleared
7 62 (5.83%) SC Cleared
8 53 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (4.80%) CLAS
10 38 (3.57%) GIAC
11 37 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (3.01%) CCNP
12 32 (3.01%) GSEC
13 31 (2.92%) CISMP
14 28 (2.63%) IISP
15 27 (2.54%) CREST Certified
16 24 (2.26%) SANS
17 23 (2.16%) DV Cleared
18 19 (1.79%) CCNA
19 18 (1.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 167 (15.71%) PCI DSS
3 49 (4.61%) COBIT
4 44 (4.14%) SLA
5 35 (3.29%) ISO 9001
6 34 (3.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 32 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (2.26%) ISO27002
9 19 (1.79%) RMADS
10 12 (1.13%) COSO
11 11 (1.03%) FISMA
11 11 (1.03%) ISO22301
12 9 (0.85%) SSAE 16
13 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.56%) QA
15 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.19%) BS25999
16 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 108 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.41%) vSphere
5 13 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.85%) iptables
6 9 (0.85%) Xen
6 9 (0.85%) XenServer
7 8 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.56%) XenApp
9 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.19%) Snort
10 2 (0.19%) UAG
11 1 (0.094%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (1.41%) Puppet
2 12 (1.13%) Windows Intune
3 10 (0.94%) SCCM
3 10 (0.94%) SCOM
3 10 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 8 (0.75%) Nessus
5 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.38%) EnCase
7 4 (0.38%) Icinga
7 4 (0.38%) Nagios
7 4 (0.38%) Nmap
8 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.19%) FTK
9 2 (0.19%) QRadar
10 1 (0.094%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.094%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 146 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 123 (11.57%) Cisco
3 76 (7.15%) CheckPoint
4 73 (6.87%) Palo Alto
5 71 (6.68%) Juniper
6 69 (6.49%) VMware
7 67 (6.30%) Sourcefire
8 65 (6.11%) F5
9 64 (6.02%) Blue Coat
10 63 (5.93%) Crossbeam
11 43 (4.05%) Oracle
12 29 (2.73%) IBM
13 23 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 23 (2.16%) SAP
14 21 (1.98%) Forcepoint
15 20 (1.88%) Qualys
15 20 (1.88%) Remedy
16 18 (1.69%) Dell
16 18 (1.69%) Symantec
17 17 (1.60%) HP
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits (call for details)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: Yesterday
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £25-28k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Healthcare, Pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Up to £60K + Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago