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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 153 160 163
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 415 386 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.63% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.05% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 340 310 281
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.02%
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
17487 18874 17360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.94% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13813 14974 14054
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +34 146 £57,500 +4.54% 22
Surrey -25 75 £47,750 -4.50% 3
Hampshire +10 63 £53,750 +14.36% 12
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £52,500 +23.52% 5
West Sussex +43 37 £40,000 -13.97% 1
Kent +31 37 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Oxfordshire +3 10 £38,500 -18.94% 3
East Sussex -26 7 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Middlesex +8 6 - -
Sussex - 1 £39,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 266 (35.95%) CISSP
2 257 (34.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (27.57%) Management Information System
4 191 (25.81%) Firewall
5 175 (23.65%) PCI DSS
6 149 (20.14%) Finance
7 144 (19.46%) Security Management
8 142 (19.19%) Risk Management
9 133 (17.97%) Security Cleared
10 129 (17.43%) ITIL
11 127 (17.16%) Windows
12 125 (16.89%) Degree
13 112 (15.14%) CISM
13 112 (15.14%) Security Architecture
14 107 (14.46%) Cyber Security
15 104 (14.05%) TCP/IP
16 103 (13.92%) SIEM
17 101 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
18 96 (12.97%) SC Cleared
19 85 (11.49%) Cisco
19 85 (11.49%) CISA
20 84 (11.35%) Information Security Management
21 81 (10.95%) Linux
22 80 (10.81%) Network Security
23 75 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
24 74 (10.00%) Microsoft
25 73 (9.86%) Active Directory
25 73 (9.86%) Data Protection
26 70 (9.46%) Telecoms
27 69 (9.32%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 21 (2.84%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.89%) IIS
4 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.41%) SAS
6 3 (0.41%) Confluence
6 3 (0.41%) Lync
6 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.11%) MS Office
3 12 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.81%) MS Project
5 3 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.62%) SaaS
2 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (25.81%) Firewall
2 104 (14.05%) TCP/IP
3 80 (10.81%) Network Security
4 64 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (7.43%) LAN
6 51 (6.89%) WAN
7 38 (5.14%) DNS
8 34 (4.59%) Internet
8 34 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (4.19%) VPN
10 25 (3.38%) DHCP
11 24 (3.24%) DMZ
12 22 (2.97%) Wireless
13 19 (2.57%) SAN
14 16 (2.16%) Wireless Security
15 12 (1.62%) HTTP
16 9 (1.22%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.22%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.22%) tcpdump
17 8 (1.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.89%) Big Data
3 10 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.54%) Redis
8 3 (0.41%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.41%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.41%) MySQL
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Maven
1 6 (0.81%) JIRA
1 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.54%) JMeter
2 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.41%) Selenium
3 3 (0.41%) FitNesse
3 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.41%) YourKit
4 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 149 (20.14%) Finance
2 70 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.35%) Legal
4 34 (4.59%) Banking
5 32 (4.32%) Retail
6 18 (2.43%) Marketing
7 17 (2.30%) Automotive
8 16 (2.16%) Law
8 16 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.16%) Advertising
9 10 (1.35%) Games
10 7 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.81%) Military
12 5 (0.68%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.27%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (21.08%) Consultant
2 126 (17.03%) Analyst
3 118 (15.95%) Security Consultant
4 87 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 85 (11.49%) Security Manager
6 61 (8.24%) Architect
7 56 (7.57%) Information Manager
8 53 (7.16%) Information Security Manager
9 50 (6.76%) Security Architect
10 46 (6.22%) Security Engineer
11 37 (5.00%) Security Specialist
12 35 (4.73%) Security Officer
13 34 (4.59%) Information Security Consultant
13 34 (4.59%) Information Analyst
14 33 (4.46%) Information Security Analyst
15 32 (4.32%) Support Engineer
16 27 (3.65%) Information Security Officer
17 22 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
18 21 (2.84%) Information Security Specialist
18 21 (2.84%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.03%) Web Services
2 10 (1.35%) Regular Expression
3 8 (1.08%) Esper
3 8 (1.08%) XML
4 7 (0.95%) ODBC
4 7 (0.95%) .NET
4 7 (0.95%) Spring
5 6 (0.81%) Lucene
5 6 (0.81%) SOAP
5 6 (0.81%) Middleware
6 5 (0.68%) JSP
6 5 (0.68%) WCF
6 5 (0.68%) REST
7 4 (0.54%) jQuery
7 4 (0.54%) HTML
7 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.54%) CSS
8 3 (0.41%) JDBC
8 3 (0.41%) J2EE
8 3 (0.41%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 204 (27.57%) Management Information System
2 101 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.19%) PKI
5 24 (3.24%) CESG
6 22 (2.97%) Mathematics
7 20 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 20 (2.70%) Cryptography
8 17 (2.30%) Open Source
9 16 (2.16%) RMADS
10 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
11 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.08%) Smart Meter
13 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.95%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 127 (17.16%) Windows
2 81 (10.95%) Linux
3 45 (6.08%) UNIX
4 21 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.54%) Android
9 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.54%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (19.46%) Security Management
2 142 (19.19%) Risk Management
3 129 (17.43%) ITIL
4 112 (15.14%) Security Architecture
5 107 (14.46%) Cyber Security
6 103 (13.92%) SIEM
7 84 (11.35%) Information Security Management
8 75 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
9 73 (9.86%) Data Protection
10 69 (9.32%) ISMS
10 69 (9.32%) Business Continuity
11 52 (7.03%) Incident Management
12 50 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 46 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
16 45 (6.08%) Service Management
17 41 (5.54%) Project Management
18 40 (5.41%) PRINCE2
19 36 (4.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.84%) SQL
2 27 (3.65%) Java
3 24 (3.24%) C
4 17 (2.30%) Python
5 12 (1.62%) C#
6 10 (1.35%) Perl
7 8 (1.08%) Ruby
7 8 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.95%) PHP
8 7 (0.95%) C++
8 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.54%) VB
9 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.14%) Uniface
10 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 266 (35.95%) CISSP
2 133 (17.97%) Security Cleared
3 125 (16.89%) Degree
4 112 (15.14%) CISM
5 96 (12.97%) SC Cleared
6 85 (11.49%) CISA
7 60 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (7.97%) CEH
9 40 (5.41%) CRISC
9 40 (5.41%) CCNP
10 37 (5.00%) CCNA
10 37 (5.00%) GIAC
11 24 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (2.97%) DV Cleared
13 21 (2.84%) PCI QSA
14 18 (2.43%) MCSE
14 18 (2.43%) SSCP
15 14 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.89%) CISMP
16 12 (1.62%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (34.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 175 (23.65%) PCI DSS
3 47 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 41 (5.54%) SLA
5 28 (3.78%) GPG13
6 27 (3.65%) ISO 9001
7 20 (2.70%) COBIT
8 12 (1.62%) COSO
9 11 (1.49%) ISO 14001
10 9 (1.22%) BS25999
11 7 (0.95%) QA
12 6 (0.81%) BS7799
12 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.54%) FISMA
13 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 73 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.57%) Squid
2 19 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.22%) XenApp
4 9 (1.22%) Snort
5 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.68%) Nagios
3 5 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.54%) Nessus
4 4 (0.54%) WMI
4 4 (0.54%) WSUS
4 4 (0.54%) SCCM
4 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.14%) Icinga
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.14%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 85 (11.49%) Cisco
2 74 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.05%) CheckPoint
4 38 (5.14%) Juniper
5 36 (4.86%) Blue Coat
6 35 (4.73%) VMware
7 33 (4.46%) McAfee
8 32 (4.32%) Websense
9 23 (3.11%) Symantec
9 23 (3.11%) Oracle
10 20 (2.70%) SAP
10 20 (2.70%) Citrix
11 19 (2.57%) F5
12 17 (2.30%) Sourcefire
13 15 (2.03%) Splunk
14 14 (1.89%) HP
15 13 (1.76%) IronPort
16 12 (1.62%) Qualys
16 12 (1.62%) Dell
17 9 (1.22%) Red Hat
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 30k per year + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £80,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50k - £70k + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago