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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South East
Rank 160 112 186
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +74
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 288 557 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 2.85% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.29% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 193 458 271
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
12764 16918 17072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.68% 86.53% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 14261 13705
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -14 120 £65,000 +18.18% 15
Hampshire 0 59 £53,250 +1.42% 10
Surrey -14 44 £55,000 +4.26% 5
Oxfordshire +8 27 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent -16 13 £60,000 +14.28% 5
East Sussex -3 12 £59,500 +8.18% 1
West Sussex +11 8 £62,500 +8.69%
Home Counties - 1 £105,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 240 (30.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 208 (26.13%) Management Information System
3 195 (24.50%) CISSP
4 190 (23.87%) Linux
5 180 (22.61%) Risk Management
6 160 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
7 158 (19.85%) Windows
8 151 (18.97%) Degree
9 150 (18.84%) Finance
10 142 (17.84%) Security Management
11 141 (17.71%) Firewall
12 134 (16.83%) PCI DSS
13 131 (16.46%) Unix
14 127 (15.95%) ITIL
14 127 (15.95%) CISM
14 127 (15.95%) Security Operations
15 124 (15.58%) CISA
16 116 (14.57%) Security Cleared
17 115 (14.45%) Telecoms
18 112 (14.07%) Information Security Management
19 105 (13.19%) TCP/IP
20 104 (13.07%) Penetration Testing
21 99 (12.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 99 (12.44%) Network Security
22 96 (12.06%) SIEM
23 90 (11.31%) Data Protection
24 87 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
25 85 (10.68%) SC Cleared
26 82 (10.30%) Microsoft
27 80 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement

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 19 (2.39%) IIS
2 8 (1.01%) Apache
2 8 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.88%) JBoss
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.38%) Drupal
7 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 48 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.27%) MS Office
3 20 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.14%) IaaS
3 18 (2.26%) SaaS
4 16 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.51%) PaaS
6 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.01%) Sumo Logic
8 7 (0.88%) Office 365
9 3 (0.38%) GitHub
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 141 (17.71%) Firewall
2 105 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 99 (12.44%) Network Security
4 56 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (6.91%) Internet
6 51 (6.41%) VPN
7 42 (5.28%) SSL
8 34 (4.27%) DNS
9 24 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (2.89%) HTTP
11 21 (2.64%) IPsec
12 18 (2.26%) Broadband
13 16 (2.01%) VLAN
14 14 (1.76%) LAN
14 14 (1.76%) Wireless
15 13 (1.63%) WAN
16 8 (1.01%) OpenVPN
17 7 (0.88%) SAN
18 6 (0.75%) DHCP
18 6 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.89%) Relational Database
2 22 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.01%) MySQL
4 9 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (1.13%) Big Data
4 9 (1.13%) Couchbase
5 8 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.13%) DB2
9 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.88%) Burp Suite
3 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (18.84%) Finance
2 115 (14.45%) Telecoms
3 71 (8.92%) Legal
4 27 (3.39%) Games
5 14 (1.76%) Banking
5 14 (1.76%) Retail
6 13 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.51%) Marketing
8 8 (1.01%) German Language
9 7 (0.88%) Electronics
9 7 (0.88%) Local Government
10 6 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.50%) Back Office
12 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (15.95%) Analyst
2 111 (13.94%) Consultant
3 101 (12.69%) Security Manager
4 96 (12.06%) Security Analyst
5 91 (11.43%) Security Consultant
6 81 (10.18%) Security Engineer
7 68 (8.54%) Architect
8 50 (6.28%) Information Security Manager
9 48 (6.03%) Information Manager
10 41 (5.15%) IT Manager
11 36 (4.52%) Security Specialist
12 33 (4.15%) Security Architect
13 29 (3.64%) Information Analyst
13 29 (3.64%) Information Security Analyst
14 28 (3.52%) IT Consultant
15 26 (3.27%) Information Security Consultant
15 26 (3.27%) SOC Analyst
16 24 (3.02%) Linux Engineer
17 22 (2.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 22 (2.76%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.63%) Ext JS
1 13 (1.63%) mod_perl
1 13 (1.63%) Symfony
2 12 (1.51%) HTML
3 9 (1.13%) Web Services
3 9 (1.13%) XML
4 8 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
4 8 (1.01%) PHP-FPM
4 8 (1.01%) SAML
5 6 (0.75%) LAMP
5 6 (0.75%) WebSockets
6 5 (0.63%) Middleware
6 5 (0.63%) OAuth
7 4 (0.50%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.38%) .NET
8 3 (0.38%) CSS
9 2 (0.25%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.25%) HTML5
9 2 (0.25%) XSLT
10 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 208 (26.13%) Management Information System
2 77 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 67 (8.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 60 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (6.28%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (4.77%) PKI
7 35 (4.40%) Data Centre
8 28 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
9 26 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 24 (3.02%) Mathematics
11 22 (2.76%) NHS
12 20 (2.51%) iPad
12 20 (2.51%) Virtual Team
13 18 (2.26%) Cyber Attack
14 14 (1.76%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.76%) Physics
15 13 (1.63%) Statistics
16 12 (1.51%) CESG
17 10 (1.26%) Private Cloud
18 9 (1.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 190 (23.87%) Linux
2 158 (19.85%) Windows
3 131 (16.46%) Unix
4 27 (3.39%) Solaris
4 27 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.38%) CentOS
6 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.88%) Android
9 7 (0.88%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (22.61%) Risk Management
2 160 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
3 142 (17.84%) Security Management
4 127 (15.95%) ITIL
4 127 (15.95%) Security Operations
5 112 (14.07%) Information Security Management
6 104 (13.07%) Penetration Testing
7 99 (12.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 96 (12.06%) SIEM
9 90 (11.31%) Data Protection
10 87 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 80 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 77 (9.67%) ISMS
13 76 (9.55%) Project Management
14 66 (8.29%) Risk Assessment
15 65 (8.17%) Security Architecture
16 61 (7.66%) Change Management
17 52 (6.53%) Matrix Organization
18 51 (6.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 49 (6.16%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (5.90%) C
2 41 (5.15%) Python
3 39 (4.90%) C++
4 32 (4.02%) Java
4 32 (4.02%) Perl
5 30 (3.77%) SQL
6 18 (2.26%) PHP
7 15 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.13%) C#
8 9 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.01%) Ruby
10 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.75%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.75%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.75%) VB
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 195 (24.50%) CISSP
2 151 (18.97%) Degree
3 127 (15.95%) CISM
4 124 (15.58%) CISA
5 116 (14.57%) Security Cleared
6 85 (10.68%) SC Cleared
7 59 (7.41%) CEH
8 36 (4.52%) CREST Certified
8 36 (4.52%) SANS
9 29 (3.64%) OSCP
10 27 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (2.26%) ISSAP
12 17 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (2.14%) IISP
13 15 (1.88%) CRISC
13 15 (1.88%) GPEN
14 14 (1.76%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (1.76%) Security+ Certification
15 13 (1.63%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (30.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (16.83%) PCI DSS
3 53 (6.66%) COBIT
4 39 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (3.27%) GDPR
6 22 (2.76%) SLA
7 21 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 17 (2.14%) ISO27002
9 12 (1.51%) FISMA
10 9 (1.13%) COSO
10 9 (1.13%) SSAE 16
11 8 (1.01%) ISO22301
11 8 (1.01%) QA
12 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.50%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.38%) BS25999
15 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
16 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.02%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.63%) ProxySG
5 8 (1.01%) pfSense
5 8 (1.01%) Postfix
6 6 (0.75%) Docker
7 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.25%) KVM
7 2 (0.25%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (6.66%) Nessus
2 21 (2.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (2.39%) SCCM
4 10 (1.26%) Puppet
4 10 (1.26%) QRadar
5 8 (1.01%) logstash
5 8 (1.01%) Nmap
5 8 (1.01%) WMI
6 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.25%) Core Impact
7 2 (0.25%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) EnCase
8 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 82 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.30%) Cisco
3 53 (6.66%) CheckPoint
4 49 (6.16%) VMware
5 48 (6.03%) Blue Coat
5 48 (6.03%) F5
5 48 (6.03%) Palo Alto
6 43 (5.40%) Splunk
7 36 (4.52%) ArcSight
8 31 (3.89%) Juniper
9 30 (3.77%) Imperva
10 27 (3.39%) LogLogic
11 25 (3.14%) HP
12 24 (3.02%) Oracle
13 21 (2.64%) Sourcefire
14 16 (2.01%) Intel Security
14 16 (2.01%) Qualys
15 15 (1.88%) IBM
15 15 (1.88%) Sophos
16 13 (1.63%) TippingPoint
Fleet, Hampshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £39,324- up to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus, medical, dental pension, childcare, tra
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago