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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 121 128 145
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 420 534 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 2.46% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.86% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 304 448 382
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £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
13942 18683 18388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.90% 86.07% 84.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11487 15655 14535
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +35 182 £60,000 +14.28% 11
Surrey +16 79 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire +22 72 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 31 £53,750 -6.52% 4
Kent -11 24 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Oxfordshire +15 22 £55,000 -4.34% 2
West Sussex +21 11 £62,500 +6.38%
East Sussex -14 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Home Counties - 2 £106,250 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 316 (31.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 301 (30.47%) CISSP
3 273 (27.63%) Management Information System
4 233 (23.58%) Linux
5 220 (22.27%) Finance
6 213 (21.56%) Windows
7 210 (21.26%) Cybersecurity
8 198 (20.04%) Risk Management
9 193 (19.53%) CISM
10 187 (18.93%) Degree
11 180 (18.22%) PCI DSS
12 170 (17.21%) CISA
13 162 (16.40%) Firewall
14 160 (16.19%) Security Management
15 158 (15.99%) ITIL
16 140 (14.17%) Telecoms
17 138 (13.97%) Security Operations
18 137 (13.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 133 (13.46%) Unix
19 133 (13.46%) Security Cleared
20 131 (13.26%) Penetration Testing
21 127 (12.85%) Information Security Management
22 123 (12.45%) SIEM
23 121 (12.25%) Network Security
24 116 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
25 113 (11.44%) Data Protection
26 111 (11.23%) Microsoft
27 108 (10.93%) TCP/IP
28 102 (10.32%) Computer Science
29 99 (10.02%) SC Cleared

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 40 (4.05%) IIS
2 13 (1.32%) Apache
3 10 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.51%) JBoss
6 4 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.30%) Drupal
7 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.20%) SAS
8 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 62 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.63%) MS Office
3 16 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.61%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.30%) HFM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.54%) IaaS
2 28 (2.83%) SaaS
3 27 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.21%) Office 365
7 6 (0.61%) PaaS
8 5 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.30%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 162 (16.40%) Firewall
2 121 (12.25%) Network Security
3 108 (10.93%) TCP/IP
4 64 (6.48%) Internet
5 54 (5.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 50 (5.06%) VPN
7 49 (4.96%) DNS
8 31 (3.14%) SSL
9 30 (3.04%) IPsec
10 23 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (2.23%) LAN
11 22 (2.23%) VLAN
12 21 (2.13%) WAN
13 19 (1.92%) Broadband
14 17 (1.72%) HTTP
15 15 (1.52%) Wireless
16 13 (1.32%) OpenVPN
17 8 (0.81%) DHCP
18 5 (0.51%) FTP
18 5 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.72%) MySQL
4 13 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (1.32%) Couchbase
4 13 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.81%) Big Data
6 5 (0.51%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.11%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.10%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.10%) NCrunch
4 1 (0.10%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.10%) Selenium
4 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.10%) Subversion
4 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 220 (22.27%) Finance
2 140 (14.17%) Telecoms
3 93 (9.41%) Legal
4 36 (3.64%) Games
5 23 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.23%) Banking
6 22 (2.23%) Retail
7 14 (1.42%) Marketing
8 13 (1.32%) Electronics
9 11 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.11%) German Language
10 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.71%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Local Government
12 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) Military
14 3 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.30%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (17.31%) Analyst
2 162 (16.40%) Security Manager
3 151 (15.28%) Consultant
4 138 (13.97%) Security Analyst
5 128 (12.96%) Security Consultant
6 103 (10.43%) Information Security Manager
7 99 (10.02%) Information Manager
8 90 (9.11%) Security Engineer
9 71 (7.19%) Architect
10 53 (5.36%) IT Manager
11 51 (5.16%) Information Analyst
11 51 (5.16%) Information Security Analyst
12 47 (4.76%) Security Specialist
13 41 (4.15%) IT Consultant
14 37 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
14 37 (3.74%) Security Architect
15 35 (3.54%) IT Security Consultant
16 30 (3.04%) IT Security Manager
16 30 (3.04%) SOC Analyst
17 29 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.42%) Web Services
2 13 (1.32%) Ext JS
2 13 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
2 13 (1.32%) mod_perl
2 13 (1.32%) PHP-FPM
2 13 (1.32%) Symfony
3 12 (1.21%) XML
4 9 (0.91%) SAML
5 8 (0.81%) HTML
6 5 (0.51%) .NET
6 5 (0.51%) LAMP
6 5 (0.51%) OAuth
7 4 (0.40%) CSS
7 4 (0.40%) HTML5
7 4 (0.40%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.20%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.20%) Middleware
9 2 (0.20%) RESTful
9 2 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 273 (27.63%) Management Information System
2 102 (10.32%) Computer Science
3 84 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (7.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 58 (5.87%) Data Protection Act
6 50 (5.06%) PKI
7 38 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
8 37 (3.74%) Data Centre
9 26 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 26 (2.63%) Virtual Team
10 24 (2.43%) Cyber Attack
11 23 (2.33%) iPad
11 23 (2.33%) NHS
12 22 (2.23%) Cybercrime
13 20 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 20 (2.02%) Driving Licence
13 20 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.42%) Cryptography
14 14 (1.42%) Physics
15 13 (1.32%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 233 (23.58%) Linux
2 213 (21.56%) Windows
3 133 (13.46%) Unix
4 51 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.94%) Solaris
6 21 (2.13%) CentOS
7 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.11%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.40%) Android
13 4 (0.40%) SUSE
13 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
14 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) KNOPPIX
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (21.26%) Cybersecurity
2 198 (20.04%) Risk Management
3 160 (16.19%) Security Management
4 158 (15.99%) ITIL
5 138 (13.97%) Security Operations
6 137 (13.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 131 (13.26%) Penetration Testing
8 127 (12.85%) Information Security Management
9 123 (12.45%) SIEM
10 116 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (11.44%) Data Protection
12 90 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 86 (8.70%) ISMS
13 86 (8.70%) Project Management
14 85 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
15 79 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 77 (7.79%) Security Architecture
17 69 (6.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 65 (6.58%) Change Management
19 57 (5.77%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.16%) SQL
2 41 (4.15%) C
3 32 (3.24%) Java
4 31 (3.14%) Python
5 29 (2.94%) C++
6 26 (2.63%) Perl
7 24 (2.43%) PHP
8 14 (1.42%) C#
9 12 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.11%) Ruby
11 10 (1.01%) VB
12 9 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.10%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 301 (30.47%) CISSP
2 193 (19.53%) CISM
3 187 (18.93%) Degree
4 170 (17.21%) CISA
5 133 (13.46%) Security Cleared
6 99 (10.02%) SC Cleared
7 88 (8.91%) CEH
8 47 (4.76%) SANS
9 45 (4.55%) CREST Certified
10 35 (3.54%) OSCP
11 34 (3.44%) IISP
12 28 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (2.73%) CRISC
14 23 (2.33%) DV Cleared
14 23 (2.33%) ISSAP
15 20 (2.02%) GSEC
16 17 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
16 17 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
16 17 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
17 16 (1.62%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (31.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 180 (18.22%) PCI DSS
3 71 (7.19%) COBIT
4 46 (4.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (2.23%) ISO22301
6 20 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 16 (1.62%) FISMA
7 16 (1.62%) ISO27002
8 15 (1.52%) SLA
9 11 (1.11%) COSO
9 11 (1.11%) ISO 9001
9 11 (1.11%) RMADS
10 10 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.61%) SSAE 16
12 5 (0.51%) BS25999
12 5 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.40%) GxP
13 4 (0.40%) QA
14 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.32%) pfSense
4 13 (1.32%) Postfix
5 7 (0.71%) ProxySG
6 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.51%) vSphere
7 5 (0.51%) XenApp
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) KVM
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (7.89%) Nessus
2 37 (3.74%) SCCM
3 15 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (1.52%) Puppet
4 12 (1.21%) Nmap
5 10 (1.01%) QRadar
6 5 (0.51%) logstash
6 5 (0.51%) RSA Archer
6 5 (0.51%) WMI
7 4 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.20%) Core Impact
9 1 (0.10%) EnCase
9 1 (0.10%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.31%) Cisco
3 61 (6.17%) VMware
4 50 (5.06%) CheckPoint
5 44 (4.45%) Palo Alto
6 42 (4.25%) Blue Coat
6 42 (4.25%) F5
6 42 (4.25%) Splunk
7 37 (3.74%) ArcSight
8 35 (3.54%) Oracle
9 28 (2.83%) Juniper
10 27 (2.73%) SAP
11 21 (2.13%) LogLogic
11 21 (2.13%) Sophos
12 20 (2.02%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.92%) HP
14 18 (1.82%) Imperva
14 18 (1.82%) LogRhythm
14 18 (1.82%) Qualys
15 15 (1.52%) Sourcefire
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,427 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £Market Rates + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Security (UK) Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car, pension, additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-60k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-60k
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum + + bonus + excellent car package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Kineo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago