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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 170 170 158
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 352 305 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.47% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 285 247 269
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
16857 16658 16718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.28% 80.48% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13609 13023 13923
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Berkshire +15 136 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Surrey -10 65 £47,500 -13.63% 10
Hampshire -9 41 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 32 £60,000 +26.31% 2
West Sussex +15 26 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Kent +15 25 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Middlesex +1 8 £64,000 -17.41% 1
Oxfordshire -9 6 £46,250 -2.63%
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
Sussex 0 1 - -
East Sussex -24 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 262 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 244 (30.85%) CISSP
3 219 (27.69%) Management Information System
4 185 (23.39%) Firewall
5 158 (19.97%) PCI DSS
6 150 (18.96%) Degree
7 146 (18.46%) Finance
8 144 (18.20%) Security Management
9 141 (17.83%) Risk Management
10 137 (17.32%) Security Cleared
11 129 (16.31%) ITIL
12 128 (16.18%) Security Architecture
13 126 (15.93%) Windows
14 114 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
15 111 (14.03%) CISM
16 106 (13.40%) SIEM
17 105 (13.27%) TCP/IP
18 97 (12.26%) Network Security
19 93 (11.76%) Cisco
19 93 (11.76%) Information Security Management
20 91 (11.50%) SC Cleared
21 90 (11.38%) Linux
22 87 (11.00%) CISA
23 85 (10.75%) Cyber Security
24 82 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
25 77 (9.73%) Microsoft
26 68 (8.60%) Active Directory
27 67 (8.47%) CheckPoint
27 67 (8.47%) Telecoms
27 67 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.26%) IIS
5 7 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.51%) SAS
7 3 (0.38%) Confluence
7 3 (0.38%) Lync
7 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 35 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (2.53%) MS Office
4 5 (0.63%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.88%) SaaS
2 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 185 (23.39%) Firewall
2 105 (13.27%) TCP/IP
3 97 (12.26%) Network Security
4 67 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 51 (6.45%) LAN
6 49 (6.19%) WAN
7 46 (5.82%) DNS
8 41 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (4.68%) VPN
10 30 (3.79%) Internet
11 26 (3.29%) Wireless
12 24 (3.03%) SAN
12 24 (3.03%) HTTP
13 23 (2.91%) DHCP
14 20 (2.53%) DMZ
15 15 (1.90%) SSL
15 15 (1.90%) Wireless Security
16 12 (1.52%) FTP
17 11 (1.39%) LDAP
18 10 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.01%) Big Data
5 6 (0.76%) MySQL
6 5 (0.63%) QlikView
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.51%) Redis
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.38%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Maven
2 6 (0.76%) JIRA
2 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
2 6 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.76%) YourKit
3 5 (0.63%) Subversion
4 4 (0.51%) JMeter
4 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.51%) Hudson
4 4 (0.51%) Ant
4 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.38%) Selenium
5 3 (0.38%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.38%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.13%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 146 (18.46%) Finance
2 67 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 55 (6.95%) Legal
4 37 (4.68%) Banking
5 34 (4.30%) Retail
6 21 (2.65%) Marketing
7 19 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.28%) Advertising
9 16 (2.02%) Automotive
10 14 (1.77%) Law
11 12 (1.52%) Games
12 6 (0.76%) Military
13 5 (0.63%) Electronics
14 4 (0.51%) Local Government
15 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.38%) French Language
16 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 146 (18.46%) Consultant
2 137 (17.32%) Analyst
3 110 (13.91%) Security Consultant
4 101 (12.77%) Security Analyst
5 79 (9.99%) Security Manager
6 73 (9.23%) Architect
7 52 (6.57%) Information Manager
8 51 (6.45%) Security Architect
9 50 (6.32%) Security Engineer
9 50 (6.32%) Information Security Manager
10 42 (5.31%) Information Analyst
11 41 (5.18%) Information Security Analyst
12 37 (4.68%) Security Specialist
13 26 (3.29%) Security Officer
14 25 (3.16%) Information Security Consultant
15 24 (3.03%) Support Engineer
16 23 (2.91%) Developer
17 21 (2.65%) Network Engineer
17 21 (2.65%) Information Security Engineer
18 20 (2.53%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.28%) HTML
2 17 (2.15%) Web Services
3 12 (1.52%) CSS
4 10 (1.26%) Spring
5 9 (1.14%) Lucene
6 8 (1.01%) XML
6 8 (1.01%) Esper
7 7 (0.88%) J2EE
7 7 (0.88%) jQuery
8 6 (0.76%) Spring MVC
8 6 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.76%) .NET
8 6 (0.76%) SOAP
8 6 (0.76%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.76%) Spring Integration
9 5 (0.63%) REST
10 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.51%) WCF
11 3 (0.38%) OAuth
11 3 (0.38%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 219 (27.69%) Management Information System
2 114 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.55%) PKI
5 28 (3.54%) CESG
6 23 (2.91%) Cryptography
7 22 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (2.40%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.77%) RMADS
9 14 (1.77%) CESG CLAS
10 12 (1.52%) Open Source
11 11 (1.39%) Statistics
12 8 (1.01%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.01%) User Experience
12 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.93%) Windows
2 90 (11.38%) Linux
3 46 (5.82%) UNIX
4 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.64%) AIX
7 9 (1.14%) Solaris
8 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.63%) Android
10 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (18.20%) Security Management
2 141 (17.83%) Risk Management
3 129 (16.31%) ITIL
4 128 (16.18%) Security Architecture
5 106 (13.40%) SIEM
6 93 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 85 (10.75%) Cyber Security
8 82 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
9 65 (8.22%) ISMS
10 63 (7.96%) Incident Management
11 59 (7.46%) Data Protection
12 58 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (7.33%) TOGAF
13 56 (7.08%) Business Continuity
14 50 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (6.07%) Project Management
15 48 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (5.94%) SABSA
17 45 (5.69%) Service Delivery
17 45 (5.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.19%) SQL
2 40 (5.06%) Java
3 26 (3.29%) C
4 22 (2.78%) C#
5 19 (2.40%) Python
6 16 (2.02%) C++
7 15 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.39%) Perl
8 11 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.26%) PHP
10 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.76%) Ruby
13 5 (0.63%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.63%) Tcl
14 4 (0.51%) VBScript
15 2 (0.25%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.13%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 244 (30.85%) CISSP
2 150 (18.96%) Degree
3 137 (17.32%) Security Cleared
4 111 (14.03%) CISM
5 91 (11.50%) SC Cleared
6 87 (11.00%) CISA
7 58 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (5.56%) CEH
9 40 (5.06%) CCNA
9 40 (5.06%) CRISC
10 35 (4.42%) GIAC
11 32 (4.05%) CCNP
12 23 (2.91%) PCI QSA
13 19 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (2.02%) CISMP
14 16 (2.02%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.77%) MCSE
16 13 (1.64%) SSCP
17 12 (1.52%) PhD
18 11 (1.39%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (19.97%) PCI DSS
3 54 (6.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (5.56%) COBIT
5 37 (4.68%) SLA
6 20 (2.53%) GPG13
7 18 (2.28%) ISO 9001
8 16 (2.02%) COSO
9 13 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 7 (0.88%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.76%) QA
12 5 (0.63%) BS7799
13 4 (0.51%) BS25999
14 3 (0.38%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 1 (0.13%) GAMP
16 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.90%) Squid
4 11 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.26%) Snort
6 7 (0.88%) XenApp
7 4 (0.51%) vSphere
7 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.25%) GPFS
8 2 (0.25%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (0.88%) Backup Exec
2 7 (0.88%) Nessus
3 5 (0.63%) Nagios
3 5 (0.63%) SCCM
4 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.51%) WSUS
4 4 (0.51%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) WMI
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 93 (11.76%) Cisco
2 77 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.47%) CheckPoint
4 40 (5.06%) VMware
5 37 (4.68%) McAfee
6 32 (4.05%) Oracle
7 29 (3.67%) Juniper
7 29 (3.67%) Blue Coat
8 28 (3.54%) Citrix
9 27 (3.41%) Websense
9 27 (3.41%) F5
10 21 (2.65%) Symantec
11 15 (1.90%) HP
11 15 (1.90%) IronPort
12 13 (1.64%) Sourcefire
13 12 (1.52%) Dell
13 12 (1.52%) Qualys
14 11 (1.39%) Splunk
14 11 (1.39%) SAP
15 10 (1.26%) Tripwire
Aldershot, Hampshire
Kenexa
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £70,000 per annum £70,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VIQU
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VIQU
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £50,000 per annum £50,000+ Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago