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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 134 159 171
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 453 350 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 1.65% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.10% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 375 273 313
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%
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
17412 16628 17701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.81% 78.53% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13445 13615 14935
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Hampshire +39 138 £60,000 +14.28% 14
Surrey +28 102 £46,500 -7.00% 3
Berkshire -18 97 £58,500 -2.50% 10
Kent +41 47 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 27 £55,000 +1.85% 2
East Sussex -20 14 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Sussex -8 13 £33,500 +55.81% 1
Oxfordshire +4 4 £77,500 +101.29% 1
Middlesex -9 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 342 (38.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 243 (27.40%) Degree
3 237 (26.72%) Management Information System
4 229 (25.82%) CISSP
5 193 (21.76%) ITIL
5 193 (21.76%) Finance
6 187 (21.08%) Security Cleared
7 179 (20.18%) Windows
8 169 (19.05%) PCI DSS
9 168 (18.94%) Linux
10 161 (18.15%) Firewall
11 146 (16.46%) CISM
12 126 (14.21%) Risk Management
13 125 (14.09%) Security Management
14 108 (12.18%) CISA
15 103 (11.61%) Penetration Testing
16 96 (10.82%) SC Cleared
17 94 (10.60%) COBIT
18 91 (10.26%) SQL
19 90 (10.15%) Cisco
20 87 (9.81%) Network Security
21 86 (9.70%) Microsoft
22 85 (9.58%) Business Continuity
23 82 (9.24%) Security Architecture
24 80 (9.02%) Information Security Management
25 77 (8.68%) Information Assurance
26 76 (8.57%) SIEM
27 75 (8.46%) PRINCE2
28 73 (8.23%) Cyber Security
29 72 (8.12%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (2.93%) IIS
2 21 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.68%) Documentum
6 5 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.56%) Apache
7 4 (0.45%) Lync
8 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.34%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.38%) MS Office
3 14 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.34%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.01%) SaaS
2 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 161 (18.15%) Firewall
2 87 (9.81%) Network Security
3 56 (6.31%) Internet
4 47 (5.30%) TCP/IP
5 45 (5.07%) DNS
6 44 (4.96%) WAN
7 43 (4.85%) LAN
8 38 (4.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 29 (3.27%) HTTP
10 28 (3.16%) SAN
11 27 (3.04%) LDAP
11 27 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (2.93%) VoIP
13 22 (2.48%) VPN
14 20 (2.25%) DHCP
15 17 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
16 15 (1.69%) Wireless
17 14 (1.58%) SSL
17 14 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (1.35%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.72%) MySQL
3 16 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.79%) QlikView
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.56%) Big Data
9 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.23%) OLAP
12 1 (0.11%) Cognos Impromptu
12 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (2.14%) Eclipse
2 15 (1.69%) Maven
2 15 (1.69%) YourKit
3 5 (0.56%) Subversion
4 4 (0.45%) Hudson
4 4 (0.45%) Ant
5 3 (0.34%) AppScan
5 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.23%) GDB
6 2 (0.23%) NUnit
6 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.11%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 193 (21.76%) Finance
2 57 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.52%) Legal
4 32 (3.61%) Retail
5 30 (3.38%) Law
6 13 (1.47%) Military
7 9 (1.01%) Advertising
7 9 (1.01%) Marketing
8 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.79%) Banking
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
10 6 (0.68%) Local Government
11 4 (0.45%) German Language
11 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) Publishing
12 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 176 (19.84%) Analyst
2 161 (18.15%) Consultant
3 148 (16.69%) Security Analyst
4 137 (15.45%) Security Consultant
5 79 (8.91%) Architect
6 68 (7.67%) Information Analyst
7 63 (7.10%) Information Security Consultant
7 63 (7.10%) Information Security Analyst
8 62 (6.99%) Security Manager
9 54 (6.09%) Developer
10 46 (5.19%) Information Manager
11 41 (4.62%) Security Engineer
12 40 (4.51%) Information Security Manager
13 38 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
14 36 (4.06%) Security Architect
15 35 (3.95%) IT Manager
15 35 (3.95%) Senior Security Analyst
16 34 (3.83%) Security Specialist
17 33 (3.72%) IT Security Consultant
17 33 (3.72%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.95%) HTML
2 32 (3.61%) Spring
3 28 (3.16%) Hibernate
4 26 (2.93%) CSS
5 24 (2.71%) Web Services
6 20 (2.25%) jQuery
7 15 (1.69%) Spring MVC
8 12 (1.35%) Lucene
8 12 (1.35%) Spring Integration
9 11 (1.24%) .NET
10 10 (1.13%) LAMP
11 8 (0.90%) J2EE
11 8 (0.90%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.79%) Struts
13 6 (0.68%) XML
14 5 (0.56%) JSP
14 5 (0.56%) Middleware
14 5 (0.56%) SailPoint
15 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 237 (26.72%) Management Information System
2 63 (7.10%) RMADS
3 58 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.49%) CESG
6 23 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.69%) PKI
9 14 (1.58%) VHDL
10 13 (1.47%) Social Media
11 12 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
12 11 (1.24%) Clustering
13 10 (1.13%) NHS
14 9 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.79%) Kindle
15 7 (0.79%) CMDB
15 7 (0.79%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.79%) Statistics
16 6 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 179 (20.18%) Windows
2 168 (18.94%) Linux
3 50 (5.64%) UNIX
4 35 (3.95%) Windows 7
5 28 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.16%) AIX
6 21 (2.37%) Solaris
7 18 (2.03%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
8 17 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) VMS
13 1 (0.11%) Android
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (21.76%) ITIL
2 126 (14.21%) Risk Management
3 125 (14.09%) Security Management
4 103 (11.61%) Penetration Testing
5 85 (9.58%) Business Continuity
6 82 (9.24%) Security Architecture
7 80 (9.02%) Information Security Management
8 77 (8.68%) Information Assurance
9 76 (8.57%) SIEM
10 75 (8.46%) PRINCE2
11 73 (8.23%) Cyber Security
12 72 (8.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 63 (7.10%) E-Commerce
14 61 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (6.76%) ISMS
15 60 (6.76%) Risk Analysis
16 58 (6.54%) Data Protection
17 55 (6.20%) Risk Assessment
18 52 (5.86%) Security Testing
19 51 (5.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (10.26%) SQL
2 64 (7.22%) Java
3 33 (3.72%) C
4 28 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.82%) C++
6 21 (2.37%) C#
7 16 (1.80%) PHP
8 10 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.01%) Python
9 9 (1.01%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.01%) Perl
10 8 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.56%) Ruby
12 5 (0.56%) VBScript
13 4 (0.45%) VB
13 4 (0.45%) Tcl
14 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 243 (27.40%) Degree
2 229 (25.82%) CISSP
3 187 (21.08%) Security Cleared
4 146 (16.46%) CISM
5 108 (12.18%) CISA
6 96 (10.82%) SC Cleared
7 68 (7.67%) DV Cleared
8 39 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (4.06%) CCNA
10 32 (3.61%) PCI QSA
11 31 (3.49%) CEH
12 25 (2.82%) GIAC
12 25 (2.82%) PhD
13 20 (2.25%) CCNP
14 18 (2.03%) SSCP
15 17 (1.92%) GCIA
15 17 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (1.47%) MCSE
17 12 (1.35%) ISACA
18 11 (1.24%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (38.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 169 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 94 (10.60%) COBIT
4 55 (6.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 49 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 24 (2.71%) QA
7 19 (2.14%) JSP 440
7 19 (2.14%) ISO 9001
8 15 (1.69%) COSO
9 13 (1.47%) SLA
10 9 (1.01%) ISO 9000
11 8 (0.90%) GPG13
12 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.11%) BS25999
14 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.11%) GxP
14 1 (0.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 42 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.25%) Snort
4 17 (1.92%) Samba
5 12 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.68%) Squid
6 6 (0.68%) vSphere
7 3 (0.34%) NFS
7 3 (0.34%) OpenSSH
7 3 (0.34%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.34%) GPFS
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.45%) Nessus
4 3 (0.34%) Puppet
4 3 (0.34%) SCOM
4 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.23%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 90 (10.15%) Cisco
2 86 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.55%) CheckPoint
4 66 (7.44%) Oracle
5 40 (4.51%) VMware
6 37 (4.17%) Juniper
7 29 (3.27%) Sourcefire
7 29 (3.27%) F5
8 28 (3.16%) Qualys
9 25 (2.82%) Websense
10 21 (2.37%) IBM
11 19 (2.14%) Citrix
12 17 (1.92%) McAfee
12 17 (1.92%) Tripwire
13 14 (1.58%) Apple
14 13 (1.47%) LogRhythm
15 10 (1.13%) Proofpoint
15 10 (1.13%) Brocade
16 9 (1.01%) Splunk
16 9 (1.01%) Blue Coat
Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell
Hudson - London
Salary: £34000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Church International
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £45k - £60k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: c45,000 - 50,000 + ex bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £13,006.24 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension,Health Care,Bonus+more
Posted: 5 days ago