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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South East
Rank 189 96 188
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +92
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 229 612 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 3.16% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 3.65% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 158 507 268
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
12472 16779 17674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.42% 86.50% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10153 14240 14297
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -30 90 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Hampshire -4 56 £58,500 +17.00% 11
Oxfordshire -20 24 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Surrey -33 24 £66,250 +20.45% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £53,750 +7.50% 2
East Sussex -14 17 £59,500 +19.00% 4
Kent -9 15 £60,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex -4 3 £65,000 +28.71%
M4 Corridor -2 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 198 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 179 (26.17%) Management Information System
3 169 (24.71%) Risk Management
4 164 (23.98%) Linux
5 163 (23.83%) CISSP
6 139 (20.32%) Windows
7 136 (19.88%) Firewall
8 132 (19.30%) Degree
8 132 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
9 125 (18.27%) Security Operations
10 121 (17.69%) Unix
11 116 (16.96%) Security Management
12 109 (15.94%) CISA
13 108 (15.79%) ITIL
14 106 (15.50%) Finance
15 104 (15.20%) CISM
16 100 (14.62%) PCI DSS
17 94 (13.74%) Network Security
18 90 (13.16%) Information Security Management
18 90 (13.16%) TCP/IP
19 86 (12.57%) Penetration Testing
20 85 (12.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 85 (12.43%) Security Cleared
21 76 (11.11%) Telecoms
22 75 (10.96%) Microsoft
22 75 (10.96%) SIEM
23 72 (10.53%) Cisco
24 70 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (9.50%) Project Management
25 65 (9.50%) Computer Science

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 17 (2.49%) IIS
2 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.02%) JBoss
3 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.73%) Apache
6 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 46 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.39%) MS Office
3 25 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 23 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.34%) IaaS
3 14 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.75%) SaaS
5 10 (1.46%) PaaS
6 8 (1.17%) Office 365
6 8 (1.17%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 136 (19.88%) Firewall
2 94 (13.74%) Network Security
3 90 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 56 (8.19%) VPN
5 55 (8.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 51 (7.46%) Internet
6 51 (7.46%) SSL
7 30 (4.39%) HTTP
8 29 (4.24%) DNS
9 24 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.19%) Broadband
11 12 (1.75%) Wireless
12 11 (1.61%) IPsec
12 11 (1.61%) VLAN
13 9 (1.32%) LDAP
14 8 (1.17%) DHCP
15 7 (1.02%) SMTP
16 6 (0.88%) AMQP
16 6 (0.88%) SAN
16 6 (0.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 16 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.75%) MySQL
4 9 (1.32%) Big Data
5 7 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.88%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) DB2
9 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (0.88%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.58%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.29%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 106 (15.50%) Finance
2 76 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 58 (8.48%) Legal
4 26 (3.80%) Games
5 16 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.61%) Banking
7 9 (1.32%) Marketing
8 8 (1.17%) Retail
9 7 (1.02%) Local Government
10 6 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.73%) German Language
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
13 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (16.96%) Analyst
2 96 (14.04%) Consultant
3 92 (13.45%) Security Analyst
4 79 (11.55%) Security Consultant
5 76 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 70 (10.23%) Security Engineer
7 68 (9.94%) Architect
8 39 (5.70%) Information Security Manager
9 38 (5.56%) Information Manager
10 36 (5.26%) Security Architect
11 32 (4.68%) IT Manager
12 30 (4.39%) Security Specialist
13 28 (4.09%) Information Analyst
13 28 (4.09%) Information Security Analyst
14 24 (3.51%) Senior Security Engineer
15 22 (3.22%) Information Security Consultant
15 22 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.22%) SOC Analyst
16 21 (3.07%) Juniper Engineer
16 21 (3.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.05%) HTML
2 13 (1.90%) Ext JS
2 13 (1.90%) mod_perl
2 13 (1.90%) Symfony
3 9 (1.32%) OAuth
4 8 (1.17%) SailPoint
5 6 (0.88%) LAMP
5 6 (0.88%) Middleware
5 6 (0.88%) WebSockets
5 6 (0.88%) XML
6 5 (0.73%) SAML
6 5 (0.73%) Web Services
7 4 (0.58%) .NET
7 4 (0.58%) Ajax
7 4 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (0.58%) PHP-FPM
8 3 (0.44%) OpenID
9 2 (0.29%) JCE
10 1 (0.15%) Flash
10 1 (0.15%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 179 (26.17%) Management Information System
2 65 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 63 (9.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 57 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.12%) Data Protection Act
6 33 (4.82%) Data Centre
7 29 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (3.95%) PKI
9 24 (3.51%) Mathematics
10 22 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
11 21 (3.07%) NHS
12 16 (2.34%) iPad
13 15 (2.19%) Physics
14 12 (1.75%) Driving Licence
15 11 (1.61%) CESG
15 11 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
15 11 (1.61%) Private Cloud
16 10 (1.46%) Statistics
17 8 (1.17%) Fintech
18 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.98%) Linux
2 139 (20.32%) Windows
3 121 (17.69%) Unix
4 21 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.63%) Solaris
6 11 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.02%) CentOS
9 7 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.58%) Android
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.29%) AIX
12 2 (0.29%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.29%) zOS
13 1 (0.15%) KNOPPIX
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (24.71%) Risk Management
2 132 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
3 125 (18.27%) Security Operations
4 116 (16.96%) Security Management
5 108 (15.79%) ITIL
6 90 (13.16%) Information Security Management
7 86 (12.57%) Penetration Testing
8 85 (12.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 75 (10.96%) SIEM
10 70 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 65 (9.50%) Project Management
12 64 (9.36%) Data Protection
13 62 (9.06%) Change Management
13 62 (9.06%) ISMS
13 62 (9.06%) Security Architecture
14 50 (7.31%) Security Monitoring
15 47 (6.87%) Risk Assessment
16 44 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
17 40 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (5.56%) C
2 37 (5.41%) Python
3 34 (4.97%) Java
4 31 (4.53%) C++
5 29 (4.24%) Perl
6 27 (3.95%) SQL
7 14 (2.05%) PHP
7 14 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.02%) Ruby
11 6 (0.88%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.44%) C#
14 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.29%) VB
15 1 (0.15%) C-shell
15 1 (0.15%) VBA
15 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 163 (23.83%) CISSP
2 132 (19.30%) Degree
3 109 (15.94%) CISA
4 104 (15.20%) CISM
5 85 (12.43%) Security Cleared
6 57 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 47 (6.87%) CEH
8 31 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (4.09%) SANS
10 27 (3.95%) CREST Certified
11 19 (2.78%) OSCP
12 18 (2.63%) CCSP
13 17 (2.49%) CCIE
13 17 (2.49%) CCSE
13 17 (2.49%) JNCIS
14 16 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (2.34%) Security+ Certification
15 15 (2.19%) IISP
16 13 (1.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (14.62%) PCI DSS
3 45 (6.58%) COBIT
4 27 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (3.80%) SLA
6 20 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (2.78%) GDPR
8 17 (2.49%) ISO27002
9 11 (1.61%) QA
10 9 (1.32%) COSO
10 9 (1.32%) SSAE 16
11 8 (1.17%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.88%) FISMA
13 5 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.58%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.44%) JSP 440
16 2 (0.29%) BS25999
16 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.29%) ISO27005
17 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.24%) VMware ESX
4 17 (2.49%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.88%) Docker
6 4 (0.58%) pfSense
6 4 (0.58%) Postfix
7 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) RACF
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (6.43%) Nessus
2 24 (3.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (3.22%) SCCM
4 10 (1.46%) QRadar
5 8 (1.17%) logstash
5 8 (1.17%) WMI
6 7 (1.02%) Puppet
7 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.44%) EnCase
9 3 (0.44%) Nmap
9 3 (0.44%) WSUS
10 2 (0.29%) FTK
10 2 (0.29%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.15%) Core Impact
11 1 (0.15%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.53%) Cisco
3 57 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 52 (7.60%) Palo Alto
5 49 (7.16%) Blue Coat
5 49 (7.16%) F5
6 48 (7.02%) VMware
7 39 (5.70%) Splunk
8 38 (5.56%) Imperva
9 35 (5.12%) ArcSight
10 32 (4.68%) Juniper
11 31 (4.53%) LogLogic
12 30 (4.39%) HP
13 23 (3.36%) Oracle
14 22 (3.22%) Sourcefire
15 20 (2.92%) Intel Security
16 17 (2.49%) Fortinet
16 17 (2.49%) IBM
16 17 (2.49%) Proofpoint
16 17 (2.49%) TippingPoint
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000-£95,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Marlow
Spectrum IT
Salary: £175000 - £200000 per annum + Large bonuses, Car, Pension etc
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
InteliSecure
Posted: 27 days ago
Farnborough, UK
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago