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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 93 134 151
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 581 471 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.19% 2.30% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.68% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 412 404 363
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
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
15674 17565 18631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.00% 85.63% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13125 14366 14407
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +47 233 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Hampshire +18 102 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Surrey +22 92 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Kent +57 65 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Oxfordshire -7 21 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -46 21 £61,500 +11.81% 4
West Sussex -22 13 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex +4 8 £55,250 +10.50% 1
Home Counties +2 5 £80,000 -11.11%
Middlesex +5 3 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Sussex +3 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 493 (41.43%) CISSP
2 461 (38.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 320 (26.89%) Management Information System
4 318 (26.72%) PCI DSS
5 277 (23.28%) Finance
6 267 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
7 250 (21.01%) CISM
8 247 (20.76%) Degree
9 240 (20.17%) Risk Management
10 206 (17.31%) Windows
11 205 (17.23%) Firewall
12 193 (16.22%) Security Management
13 187 (15.71%) CISA
14 185 (15.55%) Linux
15 161 (13.53%) Microsoft
16 160 (13.45%) Information Security Management
17 153 (12.86%) Data Protection
18 148 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
19 139 (11.68%) SIEM
20 138 (11.60%) Telecoms
21 135 (11.34%) Computer Science
22 133 (11.18%) ITIL
23 124 (10.42%) Network Security
23 124 (10.42%) Security Cleared
24 123 (10.34%) Business Continuity
25 121 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
26 113 (9.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 108 (9.08%) Security Operations
28 103 (8.66%) Security Architecture
28 103 (8.66%) CEH

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 57 (4.79%) IIS
2 23 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.60%) Apache
4 9 (0.76%) Drupal
5 8 (0.67%) Apache Pig
6 7 (0.59%) CMS
6 7 (0.59%) WordPress
7 6 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.50%) JBoss
7 6 (0.50%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.25%) SAS
11 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.084%) Confluence
Applications
1 80 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.70%) MS Office
3 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.59%) MS Project
5 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.084%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.84%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.25%) HFM
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.084%) assyst
6 1 (0.084%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.45%) SaaS
2 36 (3.03%) IaaS
3 31 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (2.02%) Office 365
6 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) GitHub
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.084%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 205 (17.23%) Firewall
2 124 (10.42%) Network Security
3 75 (6.30%) TCP/IP
4 50 (4.20%) DNS
5 45 (3.78%) VPN
6 44 (3.70%) Internet
7 35 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 32 (2.69%) LAN
8 32 (2.69%) WAN
9 30 (2.52%) IPsec
10 19 (1.60%) Wireless
11 14 (1.18%) VLAN
12 10 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.84%) OpenVPN
13 9 (0.76%) LDAP
13 9 (0.76%) SAN
14 7 (0.59%) DHCP
14 7 (0.59%) SNMP
15 6 (0.50%) SSL
15 6 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.35%) Big Data
4 19 (1.60%) MySQL
5 10 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (0.84%) Couchbase
5 10 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.42%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.17%) GIS
11 2 (0.17%) MS Access
11 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.92%) Burp Suite
3 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.34%) NCrunch
5 4 (0.34%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.34%) Selenium
5 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.084%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.084%) JIRA
6 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
General
1 277 (23.28%) Finance
2 138 (11.60%) Telecoms
3 102 (8.57%) Legal
4 36 (3.03%) Retail
5 29 (2.44%) Banking
6 27 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.02%) Marketing
8 21 (1.76%) Back Office
9 17 (1.43%) Electronics
10 14 (1.18%) Games
11 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.76%) Automotive
12 9 (0.76%) French Language
13 8 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.67%) German Language
14 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.42%) Military
16 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.25%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 236 (19.83%) Security Manager
2 230 (19.33%) Consultant
3 212 (17.82%) Analyst
4 191 (16.05%) Security Consultant
5 174 (14.62%) Security Analyst
6 170 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
7 159 (13.36%) Information Manager
8 84 (7.06%) Information Analyst
8 84 (7.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 72 (6.05%) Security Engineer
10 71 (5.97%) IT Manager
11 66 (5.55%) IT Consultant
12 64 (5.38%) Architect
12 64 (5.38%) IT Security Consultant
13 57 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 52 (4.37%) Security Specialist
15 50 (4.20%) Governance Manager
16 49 (4.12%) Information Security Consultant
16 49 (4.12%) Security Architect
17 46 (3.87%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.86%) HTML
2 26 (2.18%) .NET
3 18 (1.51%) CSS
4 15 (1.26%) Web Services
5 14 (1.18%) XML
6 13 (1.09%) HTML5
7 10 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (0.84%) PHP-FPM
8 8 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.50%) jQuery
9 6 (0.50%) LAMP
9 6 (0.50%) SailPoint
10 5 (0.42%) JSP
10 5 (0.42%) REST
10 5 (0.42%) SAML
10 5 (0.42%) Servlets
10 5 (0.42%) SOAP
10 5 (0.42%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 320 (26.89%) Management Information System
2 135 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 101 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.29%) PKI
5 58 (4.87%) Data Protection Act
6 53 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 42 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
8 40 (3.36%) Virtual Team
9 35 (2.94%) Data Centre
10 31 (2.61%) Driving Licence
11 28 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
11 28 (2.35%) Cybercrime
12 27 (2.27%) Mathematics
13 25 (2.10%) Cryptography
14 18 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.43%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.43%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.09%) iPad
17 12 (1.01%) CESG
17 12 (1.01%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 206 (17.31%) Windows
2 185 (15.55%) Linux
3 99 (8.32%) Unix
4 52 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.94%) Solaris
6 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.43%) CentOS
9 13 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.84%) Kali Linux
12 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.59%) Android
15 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.42%) AIX
16 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.34%) SUSE
18 3 (0.25%) Debian
18 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
2 240 (20.17%) Risk Management
3 193 (16.22%) Security Management
4 160 (13.45%) Information Security Management
5 153 (12.86%) Data Protection
6 148 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
7 139 (11.68%) SIEM
8 133 (11.18%) ITIL
9 123 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 121 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (9.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 108 (9.08%) Security Operations
13 103 (8.66%) Security Architecture
14 100 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
15 94 (7.90%) ISMS
16 93 (7.82%) Vulnerability Management
17 87 (7.31%) Internal Audit
18 84 (7.06%) Project Management
19 72 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
20 70 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 83 (6.97%) SQL
2 56 (4.71%) C
3 38 (3.19%) C#
4 29 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.18%) Java
6 23 (1.93%) Python
7 20 (1.68%) C++
8 19 (1.60%) Perl
9 17 (1.43%) PHP
10 13 (1.09%) Ruby
11 11 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.76%) VB
13 8 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.42%) BeanShell
15 4 (0.34%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.084%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.084%) R
Qualifications
1 493 (41.43%) CISSP
2 250 (21.01%) CISM
3 247 (20.76%) Degree
4 187 (15.71%) CISA
5 124 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 103 (8.66%) CEH
7 99 (8.32%) SC Cleared
8 59 (4.96%) CRISC
9 51 (4.29%) SANS
10 49 (4.12%) CREST Certified
10 49 (4.12%) IISP
11 45 (3.78%) OSCP
12 37 (3.11%) CLAS
13 26 (2.18%) DV Cleared
14 24 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (1.60%) ISSAP
16 18 (1.51%) PCI QSA
17 17 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
17 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (1.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (38.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 318 (26.72%) PCI DSS
3 87 (7.31%) COBIT
4 49 (4.12%) ISO22301
5 47 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (3.19%) ISO 9001
7 34 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 33 (2.77%) ISO27002
9 32 (2.69%) RMADS
10 18 (1.51%) QA
11 17 (1.43%) FISMA
12 16 (1.34%) ISAE 3402
12 16 (1.34%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.84%) SLA
14 8 (0.67%) BS25999
14 8 (0.67%) GxP
15 7 (0.59%) COSO
15 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.59%) SSAE 16
16 6 (0.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 70 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.84%) pfSense
4 10 (0.84%) Postfix
4 10 (0.84%) XenApp
5 9 (0.76%) ISA Server
5 9 (0.76%) vSphere
6 7 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.084%) KVM
10 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.084%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (4.03%) Nessus
2 27 (2.27%) SCCM
3 22 (1.85%) RSA Archer
4 12 (1.01%) Puppet
5 10 (0.84%) Nmap
6 8 (0.67%) QRadar
7 7 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.59%) SCOM
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.25%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.17%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.084%) logstash
11 1 (0.084%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.084%) StatsD
11 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.084%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.81%) Cisco
3 61 (5.13%) VMware
4 43 (3.61%) ArcSight
5 42 (3.53%) Oracle
6 40 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 35 (2.94%) SAP
8 27 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 20 (1.68%) Blue Coat
9 20 (1.68%) F5
9 20 (1.68%) Intel Security
9 20 (1.68%) Splunk
10 19 (1.60%) Juniper
10 19 (1.60%) Qualys
11 18 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.43%) Citrix
13 13 (1.09%) HP
13 13 (1.09%) Sophos
14 12 (1.01%) BT
14 12 (1.01%) Forcepoint
Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Posted: 12 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 33 days hols + loads of excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k plus bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car bens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, luxury
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ITSM Team
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Middlesex
Montash Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-65,000+ and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago