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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 135 156 167
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 448 363 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.72% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.20% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 367 285 315
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
17349 16531 17742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.91% 78.15% 77.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13392 13499 15045
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 £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 17 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 17 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 +28 121 £60,000 +26.31% 8
Surrey +23 116 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Berkshire -10 99 £58,000 -6.45% 6
Kent +47 50 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -27 23 £62,500 +20.19% 3
East Sussex -26 14 £47,500 -13.63%
West Sussex -5 12 £33,500 -39.09% 3
Oxfordshire 0 5 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 339 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 238 (27.80%) Degree
3 228 (26.64%) CISSP
4 225 (26.29%) Management Information System
5 192 (22.43%) Finance
6 190 (22.20%) Security Cleared
7 189 (22.08%) ITIL
8 177 (20.68%) Windows
9 164 (19.16%) Linux
10 161 (18.81%) PCI DSS
11 151 (17.64%) Firewall
12 148 (17.29%) CISM
13 123 (14.37%) Risk Management
14 122 (14.25%) Security Management
15 102 (11.92%) CISA
16 100 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
17 97 (11.33%) SC Cleared
18 95 (11.10%) Microsoft
19 92 (10.75%) SQL
20 88 (10.28%) COBIT
21 84 (9.81%) Information Security Management
21 84 (9.81%) Business Continuity
22 81 (9.46%) Cisco
22 81 (9.46%) Network Security
23 77 (9.00%) Information Assurance
24 73 (8.53%) DV Cleared
25 69 (8.06%) PRINCE2
25 69 (8.06%) Security Architecture
25 69 (8.06%) SIEM
25 69 (8.06%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 (3.04%) IIS
2 19 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.70%) Documentum
7 5 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.47%) Lync
9 3 (0.35%) Node.js
9 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.62%) MS Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.35%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.05%) SaaS
2 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 151 (17.64%) Firewall
2 81 (9.46%) Network Security
3 60 (7.01%) Internet
4 47 (5.49%) WAN
5 46 (5.37%) LAN
6 39 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 38 (4.44%) DNS
7 38 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (3.50%) LDAP
9 28 (3.27%) VoIP
10 26 (3.04%) SAN
11 25 (2.92%) HTTP
12 24 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (2.45%) Asterisk PBX
14 19 (2.22%) DHCP
14 19 (2.22%) VPN
15 15 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (1.40%) Wireless
16 12 (1.40%) SSL
16 12 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.74%) MySQL
3 15 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.70%) Big Data
9 5 (0.58%) QlikView
10 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.23%) OLAP
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.10%) Eclipse
2 14 (1.64%) Maven
2 14 (1.64%) YourKit
3 3 (0.35%) Subversion
3 3 (0.35%) AppScan
3 3 (0.35%) Jasmine
3 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.23%) Hudson
4 2 (0.23%) GDB
4 2 (0.23%) Toad
4 2 (0.23%) NUnit
4 2 (0.23%) Ant
4 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) PhantomJS
General
1 192 (22.43%) Finance
2 58 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.49%) Legal
4 33 (3.86%) Law
5 30 (3.50%) Retail
6 14 (1.64%) Military
7 8 (0.93%) Advertising
8 7 (0.82%) Electronics
9 6 (0.70%) Local Government
9 6 (0.70%) Marketing
10 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.58%) Back Office
10 5 (0.58%) Publishing
10 5 (0.58%) Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 176 (20.56%) Analyst
2 154 (17.99%) Consultant
3 147 (17.17%) Security Analyst
4 129 (15.07%) Security Consultant
5 72 (8.41%) Architect
6 69 (8.06%) Information Analyst
7 65 (7.59%) Information Security Consultant
8 64 (7.48%) Information Security Analyst
9 60 (7.01%) Security Manager
10 54 (6.31%) Developer
11 44 (5.14%) Information Manager
12 40 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
13 38 (4.44%) Security Engineer
13 38 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
14 37 (4.32%) Senior Security Analyst
14 37 (4.32%) IT Manager
15 35 (4.09%) Security Specialist
16 32 (3.74%) Security Architect
17 30 (3.50%) IT Security Consultant
17 30 (3.50%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.09%) HTML
2 33 (3.86%) Spring
3 29 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 26 (3.04%) CSS
5 24 (2.80%) Web Services
6 19 (2.22%) jQuery
7 14 (1.64%) Spring MVC
8 12 (1.40%) .NET
9 11 (1.29%) Lucene
9 11 (1.29%) Spring Integration
10 10 (1.17%) XML
10 10 (1.17%) LAMP
11 8 (0.93%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.82%) Struts
12 7 (0.82%) J2EE
13 5 (0.58%) JSP
13 5 (0.58%) Middleware
13 5 (0.58%) SailPoint
14 3 (0.35%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 225 (26.29%) Management Information System
2 67 (7.83%) RMADS
3 55 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.86%) CESG
6 26 (3.04%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.75%) NHS
9 14 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
9 14 (1.64%) PKI
9 14 (1.64%) Social Media
10 13 (1.52%) VHDL
11 10 (1.17%) Clustering
12 9 (1.05%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.82%) CMDB
13 7 (0.82%) Kindle
13 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.70%) GIS
15 5 (0.58%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 177 (20.68%) Windows
2 164 (19.16%) Linux
3 48 (5.61%) UNIX
4 38 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.92%) AIX
7 22 (2.57%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.45%) Mac OS X Server
8 21 (2.45%) Mac OS X
8 21 (2.45%) Mac OS
9 20 (2.34%) Solaris
10 13 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (22.08%) ITIL
2 123 (14.37%) Risk Management
3 122 (14.25%) Security Management
4 100 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
5 84 (9.81%) Business Continuity
5 84 (9.81%) Information Security Management
6 77 (9.00%) Information Assurance
7 69 (8.06%) Security Architecture
7 69 (8.06%) SIEM
7 69 (8.06%) Cyber Security
7 69 (8.06%) PRINCE2
8 65 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 65 (7.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 64 (7.48%) ISMS
10 61 (7.13%) Risk Analysis
11 60 (7.01%) Data Protection
12 57 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
14 49 (5.72%) Security Testing
14 49 (5.72%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 92 (10.75%) SQL
2 61 (7.13%) Java
3 31 (3.62%) C
4 29 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.69%) C++
6 21 (2.45%) C#
7 15 (1.75%) PHP
8 9 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 7 (0.82%) Python
11 5 (0.58%) VB
11 5 (0.58%) Ruby
11 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.58%) Perl
11 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.47%) VBScript
13 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 238 (27.80%) Degree
2 228 (26.64%) CISSP
3 190 (22.20%) Security Cleared
4 148 (17.29%) CISM
5 102 (11.92%) CISA
6 97 (11.33%) SC Cleared
7 73 (8.53%) DV Cleared
8 36 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (3.86%) CEH
10 32 (3.74%) CCNA
11 28 (3.27%) PCI QSA
12 23 (2.69%) PhD
13 22 (2.57%) GIAC
14 21 (2.45%) CCNP
15 19 (2.22%) SSCP
16 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (1.99%) GCIA
18 14 (1.64%) MCSE
19 11 (1.29%) CCSE
19 11 (1.29%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 161 (18.81%) PCI DSS
3 88 (10.28%) COBIT
4 49 (5.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 48 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 27 (3.15%) QA
7 21 (2.45%) ISO 9001
8 19 (2.22%) JSP 440
9 13 (1.52%) COSO
10 11 (1.29%) SLA
11 10 (1.17%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.93%) GPG13
13 7 (0.82%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.12%) BS7799
15 1 (0.12%) GxP
15 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 39 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.45%) Samba
4 20 (2.34%) Snort
5 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.70%) Squid
6 6 (0.70%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.12%) GPFS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.47%) Nessus
4 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) SCOM
4 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.12%) Icinga
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (11.10%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.46%) Cisco
3 66 (7.71%) Oracle
4 63 (7.36%) CheckPoint
5 38 (4.44%) VMware
6 35 (4.09%) Juniper
7 31 (3.62%) Qualys
8 30 (3.50%) Sourcefire
9 26 (3.04%) F5
10 25 (2.92%) Websense
11 20 (2.34%) IBM
12 18 (2.10%) Tripwire
12 18 (2.10%) Citrix
13 17 (1.99%) McAfee
14 14 (1.64%) LogRhythm
15 13 (1.52%) Apple
16 11 (1.29%) SAP
16 11 (1.29%) Proofpoint
17 10 (1.17%) Brocade
18 9 (1.05%) Blue Coat
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Company car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago