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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 88 140 159
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 600 482 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.26% 2.26% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.65% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 446 402 332
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,800
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
15752 18199 19703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 85.32% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13203 14549 15754
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 233 £55,000 -4.34% 22
Surrey +57 148 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Hampshire -16 62 £62,500 +19.04% 16
Kent +38 43 £45,000 +6.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 32 £55,000 - 2
West Sussex 0 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East Sussex +9 24 £51,250 +5.12% 1
Oxfordshire -15 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Middlesex +4 2 £85,000 -
Sussex +12 1 £50,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 523 (42.94%) CISSP
2 462 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 315 (25.86%) Management Information System
4 287 (23.56%) Risk Management
5 274 (22.50%) CISM
6 273 (22.41%) PCI DSS
7 264 (21.67%) Finance
8 256 (21.02%) Degree
9 252 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
10 205 (16.83%) Firewall
11 196 (16.09%) Windows
12 189 (15.52%) Microsoft
12 189 (15.52%) Security Management
13 181 (14.86%) CISA
14 152 (12.48%) Information Security Management
14 152 (12.48%) Linux
15 145 (11.90%) Computer Science
16 141 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
17 134 (11.00%) Business Continuity
18 133 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
19 132 (10.84%) Data Protection
20 130 (10.67%) ITIL
21 127 (10.43%) Network Security
22 115 (9.44%) Legal
23 105 (8.62%) SIEM
24 102 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
25 101 (8.29%) Telecoms
25 101 (8.29%) ISMS
26 97 (7.96%) Security Architecture
26 97 (7.96%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (5.42%) IIS
2 25 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.82%) Apache
3 10 (0.82%) JBoss
4 8 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 7 (0.57%) CMS
5 7 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.57%) WordPress
6 6 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.49%) Drupal
6 6 (0.49%) Joomla!
7 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.41%) WildFly
8 4 (0.33%) nginx
8 4 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 87 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) MS Project
3 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.082%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.49%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.16%) AWD
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.082%) assyst
4 1 (0.082%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.69%) Office 365
2 45 (3.69%) SaaS
3 41 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.31%) IaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.41%) GitHub
7 3 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.082%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 205 (16.83%) Firewall
2 127 (10.43%) Network Security
3 60 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 59 (4.84%) DNS
5 53 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 50 (4.11%) VPN
7 43 (3.53%) Internet
8 31 (2.55%) WAN
9 29 (2.38%) LAN
10 25 (2.05%) IPsec
11 23 (1.89%) SAN
12 17 (1.40%) SSL
13 14 (1.15%) Wireless
14 12 (0.99%) FTP
14 12 (0.99%) HTTP
15 11 (0.90%) DHCP
15 11 (0.90%) VoIP
16 10 (0.82%) SMTP
17 9 (0.74%) SNMP
17 9 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.12%) Big Data
3 24 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.07%) MySQL
6 11 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.33%) MS Access
10 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.25%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.16%) GIS
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.49%) JIRA
3 5 (0.41%) Android Studio
3 5 (0.41%) Burp Suite
4 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.33%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.25%) NCrunch
5 3 (0.25%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.25%) Selenium
5 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.082%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.082%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.082%) Visual Studio
General
1 264 (21.67%) Finance
2 115 (9.44%) Legal
3 101 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.28%) Retail
5 38 (3.12%) Banking
6 25 (2.05%) Marketing
7 24 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.48%) Back Office
9 15 (1.23%) Electronics
10 11 (0.90%) Automotive
11 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.82%) Law
12 9 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.66%) French Language
13 8 (0.66%) Games
14 7 (0.57%) Publishing
15 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.33%) German Language
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 259 (21.26%) Security Manager
2 228 (18.72%) Analyst
3 225 (18.47%) Consultant
4 193 (15.85%) Information Security Manager
5 188 (15.44%) Information Manager
6 185 (15.19%) Security Analyst
7 178 (14.61%) Security Consultant
8 102 (8.37%) Information Analyst
8 102 (8.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 92 (7.55%) IT Manager
10 68 (5.58%) Architect
11 62 (5.09%) Information Security Consultant
12 58 (4.76%) Security Engineer
13 57 (4.68%) IT Security Manager
14 55 (4.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 49 (4.02%) Security Architect
16 47 (3.86%) Governance Manager
17 46 (3.78%) IT Analyst
17 46 (3.78%) IT Consultant
17 46 (3.78%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.45%) HTML
2 26 (2.13%) .NET
3 23 (1.89%) CSS
4 15 (1.23%) HTML5
5 12 (0.99%) XML
6 10 (0.82%) Middleware
7 7 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.49%) LAMP
8 6 (0.49%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.49%) Web Services
9 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (0.41%) Cocoa
9 5 (0.41%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (0.41%) Flash
9 5 (0.41%) JavaBeans
9 5 (0.41%) jQuery
10 4 (0.33%) EDI
10 4 (0.33%) JSP
10 4 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 315 (25.86%) Management Information System
2 145 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 133 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.34%) PKI
5 51 (4.19%) Data Protection Act
6 40 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 39 (3.20%) Driving Licence
8 35 (2.87%) Data Centre
9 34 (2.79%) Mathematics
10 31 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
11 29 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
12 28 (2.30%) CESG
13 27 (2.22%) Virtual Team
14 26 (2.13%) Cryptography
15 21 (1.72%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.56%) Cybercrime
16 19 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (1.07%) CESG CLAS
18 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 12 (0.99%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 196 (16.09%) Windows
2 152 (12.48%) Linux
3 82 (6.73%) Unix
4 46 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.55%) Solaris
6 23 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.90%) Android
9 10 (0.82%) CentOS
9 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.33%) AIX
13 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (23.56%) Risk Management
2 252 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
3 189 (15.52%) Security Management
4 152 (12.48%) Information Security Management
5 141 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
6 134 (11.00%) Business Continuity
7 132 (10.84%) Data Protection
8 130 (10.67%) ITIL
9 105 (8.62%) SIEM
10 102 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 101 (8.29%) ISMS
12 97 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (7.96%) Security Architecture
13 96 (7.88%) Internal Audit
14 91 (7.47%) Security Operations
15 83 (6.81%) Risk Assessment
16 78 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
17 76 (6.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 73 (5.99%) Vulnerability Management
19 72 (5.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (7.96%) SQL
2 72 (5.91%) C
3 41 (3.37%) C#
4 35 (2.87%) Java
5 31 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 26 (2.13%) Python
7 19 (1.56%) C++
8 18 (1.48%) Perl
9 13 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.90%) Ruby
11 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.33%) BeanShell
14 4 (0.33%) PHP
15 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.25%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.25%) VB
15 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 523 (42.94%) CISSP
2 274 (22.50%) CISM
3 256 (21.02%) Degree
4 181 (14.86%) CISA
5 94 (7.72%) Security Cleared
6 84 (6.90%) CEH
7 69 (5.67%) SC Cleared
8 67 (5.50%) CLAS
9 61 (5.01%) IISP
10 53 (4.35%) CRISC
11 44 (3.61%) SANS
12 29 (2.38%) CREST Certified
12 29 (2.38%) OSCP
13 28 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (1.97%) DV Cleared
14 24 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (1.72%) CISMP
15 21 (1.72%) GIAC
16 18 (1.48%) MCSE
17 17 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 462 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 273 (22.41%) PCI DSS
3 73 (5.99%) COBIT
4 58 (4.76%) ISO 9001
5 51 (4.19%) ISO27002
6 48 (3.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 48 (3.94%) ISO22301
7 38 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 33 (2.71%) RMADS
9 22 (1.81%) QA
10 19 (1.56%) ISO 14001
11 16 (1.31%) SLA
12 15 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
13 14 (1.15%) FISMA
14 12 (0.99%) SSAE 16
15 8 (0.66%) BS25999
16 7 (0.57%) BS7799
16 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
17 6 (0.49%) COSO
17 6 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 81 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.99%) vSphere
5 10 (0.82%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.74%) XenApp
7 7 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.25%) Snort
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.16%) XenServer
12 1 (0.082%) Docker
12 1 (0.082%) iptables
12 1 (0.082%) pfSense
12 1 (0.082%) Postfix
12 1 (0.082%) Xen
12 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.46%) Nessus
2 24 (1.97%) RSA Archer
3 21 (1.72%) SCCM
4 11 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (0.90%) SCOM
5 8 (0.66%) Nmap
6 6 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.49%) Puppet
7 5 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.41%) QRadar
8 4 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.33%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.25%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.16%) MIIS
10 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.082%) Foglight
Vendors
1 189 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.75%) VMware
3 68 (5.58%) Cisco
4 50 (4.11%) Oracle
5 42 (3.45%) ArcSight
6 39 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 33 (2.71%) SAP
8 28 (2.30%) Intel Security
8 28 (2.30%) Palo Alto
9 27 (2.22%) Qualys
10 23 (1.89%) Juniper
11 20 (1.64%) Forcepoint
11 20 (1.64%) IBM
12 19 (1.56%) Citrix
13 17 (1.40%) Blue Coat
14 16 (1.31%) F5
14 16 (1.31%) HP
14 16 (1.31%) SolarWinds
15 14 (1.15%) Google
16 11 (0.90%) Tripwire
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-65k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Bens, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus £6k car allowance and excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ARC 7 Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Travelers Insurance Company Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 14 days ago