The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 159 159 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 378 375 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.19% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 304 270 302
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18822 17111 18384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.38% 76.15% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14874 13860 15742
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +5 111 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Berkshire +15 106 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Hampshire -70 54 £48,500 +0.54% 9
Kent -14 25 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 23 £46,250 -7.50% 4
East Sussex +4 22 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire -17 14 £47,500 +2.70%
Middlesex +9 7 £77,500 +6.89% 1
West Sussex -1 6 £46,500 -33.57%
Thames Valley -6 1 £95,000 +90.00%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 230 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 193 (27.30%) CISSP
3 190 (26.87%) Finance
4 167 (23.62%) Management Information System
5 153 (21.64%) Windows
6 140 (19.80%) Security Cleared
7 135 (19.09%) Firewall
7 135 (19.09%) ITIL
8 126 (17.82%) Microsoft
9 121 (17.11%) Risk Management
10 115 (16.27%) CISM
10 115 (16.27%) Degree
11 114 (16.12%) Security Management
12 104 (14.71%) PCI DSS
13 97 (13.72%) Information Security Management
14 94 (13.30%) Linux
15 80 (11.32%) SC Cleared
15 80 (11.32%) SIEM
16 78 (11.03%) Project Management
17 77 (10.89%) SQL Server
18 76 (10.75%) SQL
19 74 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
20 73 (10.33%) MS Excel
21 61 (8.63%) CISA
22 60 (8.49%) Business Continuity
22 60 (8.49%) Data Protection
23 58 (8.20%) Telecoms
23 58 (8.20%) Internet
24 57 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
25 56 (7.92%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.69%) IIS
3 15 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.71%) Documentum
7 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.57%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.42%) Apache
9 3 (0.42%) iPlanet
9 3 (0.42%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.93%) MS Office
3 17 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) MS Project
5 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.57%) WebTrends
1 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.42%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.28%) Tesseract
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.28%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.26%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 135 (19.09%) Firewall
2 58 (8.20%) Internet
3 57 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 41 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 39 (5.52%) LAN
6 38 (5.37%) WAN
7 31 (4.38%) DNS
8 30 (4.24%) Network Security
9 28 (3.96%) LDAP
10 18 (2.55%) HTTP
11 17 (2.40%) VPN
11 17 (2.40%) tcpdump
12 15 (2.12%) SMTP
13 14 (1.98%) VoIP
14 13 (1.84%) SAN
15 12 (1.70%) Asterisk PBX
16 11 (1.56%) Wireshark
17 9 (1.27%) DHCP
18 8 (1.13%) FTP
18 8 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.84%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.71%) PowerCenter
6 5 (0.71%) DataStage
6 5 (0.71%) QualityStage
7 3 (0.42%) MySQL
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.42%) Big Data
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.71%) JIRA
4 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.28%) Toad
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 190 (26.87%) Finance
2 58 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.52%) Retail
4 18 (2.55%) Legal
5 17 (2.40%) Law
6 13 (1.84%) Marketing
7 9 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.27%) Back Office
7 9 (1.27%) Electronics
8 8 (1.13%) Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.99%) Advertising
10 6 (0.85%) Publishing
11 5 (0.71%) Military
11 5 (0.71%) Front Office
11 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.57%) French Language
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (20.08%) Analyst
2 100 (14.14%) Security Analyst
3 97 (13.72%) Consultant
4 85 (12.02%) Security Manager
5 80 (11.32%) Security Consultant
6 65 (9.19%) Architect
7 55 (7.78%) Developer
8 54 (7.64%) Information Analyst
9 53 (7.50%) Information Manager
10 48 (6.79%) Information Security Analyst
11 47 (6.65%) Information Security Consultant
12 45 (6.36%) Information Security Manager
13 36 (5.09%) Security Architect
14 34 (4.81%) Security Engineer
14 34 (4.81%) Software Engineer
15 33 (4.67%) Java Developer
16 31 (4.38%) Software Developer
17 30 (4.24%) Java Software Engineer
17 30 (4.24%) Java Software Developer
18 27 (3.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.53%) HTML
1 32 (4.53%) Hibernate
1 32 (4.53%) Spring
2 31 (4.38%) .NET
3 26 (3.68%) CSS
4 18 (2.55%) JSP
4 18 (2.55%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.12%) Web Services
5 15 (2.12%) XML
6 11 (1.56%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.13%) Middleware
8 7 (0.99%) Velocity
9 6 (0.85%) jQuery
10 4 (0.57%) HTML5
10 4 (0.57%) Flash
10 4 (0.57%) XHTML
10 4 (0.57%) SOAP
10 4 (0.57%) EJB
11 3 (0.42%) Ajax
12 2 (0.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 167 (23.62%) Management Information System
2 45 (6.36%) RMADS
3 34 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (2.83%) CESG
6 19 (2.69%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.84%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (1.56%) Open Source
9 11 (1.56%) Social Media
10 10 (1.41%) Cryptography
10 10 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.27%) NHS
12 8 (1.13%) PKI
13 6 (0.85%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.85%) Replication
14 5 (0.71%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.64%) Windows
2 94 (13.30%) Linux
3 40 (5.66%) UNIX
4 32 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (4.10%) Windows 7
6 25 (3.54%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (2.69%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.98%) Mac OS
11 12 (1.70%) Mac OS X Server
12 11 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.41%) Solaris
14 8 (1.13%) CentOS
15 4 (0.57%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.57%) Android
16 3 (0.42%) VMS
17 2 (0.28%) OpenVMS
17 2 (0.28%) OS/400
17 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.09%) ITIL
2 121 (17.11%) Risk Management
3 114 (16.12%) Security Management
4 97 (13.72%) Information Security Management
5 80 (11.32%) SIEM
6 78 (11.03%) Project Management
7 74 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
8 60 (8.49%) Business Continuity
8 60 (8.49%) Data Protection
9 56 (7.92%) Security Architecture
9 56 (7.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 54 (7.64%) ISMS
11 49 (6.93%) Cyber Security
12 47 (6.65%) Information Assurance
13 46 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 45 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (5.94%) Service Management
16 41 (5.80%) Software Engineering
17 38 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (4.53%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 76 (10.75%) SQL
2 45 (6.36%) Java
3 31 (4.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.96%) C#
5 15 (2.12%) C
6 11 (1.56%) Perl
6 11 (1.56%) Python
7 10 (1.41%) PHP
8 9 (1.27%) C++
8 9 (1.27%) VB
8 9 (1.27%) Ruby
9 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.71%) VBScript
12 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.14%) Lua
13 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 193 (27.30%) CISSP
2 140 (19.80%) Security Cleared
3 115 (16.27%) Degree
3 115 (16.27%) CISM
4 80 (11.32%) SC Cleared
5 61 (8.63%) CISA
6 49 (6.93%) DV Cleared
7 41 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (4.67%) CEH
9 25 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (3.25%) CCNA
11 19 (2.69%) MCSE
12 17 (2.40%) PCI QSA
13 15 (2.12%) CCNP
14 13 (1.84%) GIAC
15 10 (1.41%) CISMP
16 9 (1.27%) GCIA
17 8 (1.13%) MCP
18 7 (0.99%) MCSA
18 7 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (14.71%) PCI DSS
3 40 (5.66%) COBIT
4 39 (5.52%) QA
5 30 (4.24%) SLA
6 28 (3.96%) ISO 9001
7 23 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 16 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (1.84%) GPG13
10 12 (1.70%) COSO
11 11 (1.56%) JSP 440
12 9 (1.27%) BS25999
12 9 (1.27%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.99%) BS7799
13 7 (0.99%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.57%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.14%) GxP
16 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 53 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.11%) Snort
4 16 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.70%) Samba
6 8 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.85%) vSphere
7 6 (0.85%) Nmap
8 5 (0.71%) Xen
9 4 (0.57%) IAG
9 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.42%) Squid
11 2 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.28%) XenServer
12 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.14%) XenApp
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.41%) Nessus
2 9 (1.27%) SCOM
3 8 (1.13%) WSUS
4 6 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.71%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.42%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 126 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.21%) Oracle
3 39 (5.52%) VMware
4 36 (5.09%) Cisco
5 30 (4.24%) Sourcefire
6 24 (3.39%) Citrix
6 24 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 21 (2.97%) IBM
8 19 (2.69%) Tripwire
9 17 (2.40%) ArcSight
9 17 (2.40%) Juniper
10 16 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.26%) Qualys
11 14 (1.98%) Websense
11 14 (1.98%) HP
12 12 (1.70%) LogRhythm
13 11 (1.56%) F5
13 11 (1.56%) Apple
14 10 (1.41%) McAfee
15 9 (1.27%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + BENS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, car allowence
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £53,000 to £58,000 per annum plus bonus & competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Greythorn
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago