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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 182 168 187
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 322 330 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.63% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.03% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 264 259 255
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £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
16766 16229 17025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.89% 80.26% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13518 12840 14581
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 111 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Surrey +2 90 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Hampshire -9 41 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 23 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Kent +7 17 £49,500 -17.50%
Oxfordshire -9 13 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Middlesex +9 9 £60,000 -7.69%
East Sussex -18 5 £27,000 -50.90% 1
West Sussex -10 3 £42,500 -43.33% 1
Home Counties +4 2 £47,500 -
M4 Corridor +6 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Sussex 0 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 247 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 218 (28.06%) Management Information System
3 210 (27.03%) CISSP
4 161 (20.72%) Degree
5 154 (19.82%) Firewall
6 151 (19.43%) Finance
7 143 (18.40%) ITIL
8 136 (17.50%) Risk Management
9 129 (16.60%) Windows
10 127 (16.34%) PCI DSS
11 126 (16.22%) Security Architecture
12 122 (15.70%) Security Management
13 116 (14.93%) CISM
13 116 (14.93%) Security Cleared
14 102 (13.13%) Linux
15 99 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
16 91 (11.71%) Cisco
17 90 (11.58%) CISA
18 89 (11.45%) Network Security
19 84 (10.81%) Microsoft
20 82 (10.55%) SIEM
21 79 (10.17%) Information Security Management
22 78 (10.04%) Penetration Testing
23 74 (9.52%) Cyber Security
23 74 (9.52%) SC Cleared
24 71 (9.14%) COBIT
25 67 (8.62%) TCP/IP
26 66 (8.49%) PRINCE2
27 62 (7.98%) Telecoms
28 61 (7.85%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.90%) IIS
4 7 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.39%) Confluence
5 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.39%) Apache
6 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
7 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (2.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.39%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (19.82%) Firewall
2 89 (11.45%) Network Security
3 67 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 43 (5.53%) DNS
5 40 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 34 (4.38%) LAN
7 31 (3.99%) VPN
7 31 (3.99%) WAN
8 30 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (3.35%) HTTP
10 24 (3.09%) Internet
11 23 (2.96%) SAN
12 19 (2.45%) DHCP
13 18 (2.32%) Wireless
14 16 (2.06%) SSL
15 13 (1.67%) DMZ
16 12 (1.54%) FTP
16 12 (1.54%) LDAP
17 11 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 10 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.80%) Hadoop
3 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.54%) MySQL
4 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.64%) Big Data
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.64%) QlikView
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (0.39%) Star Schema
6 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Maven
2 9 (1.16%) YourKit
2 9 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.64%) Subversion
4 4 (0.51%) Ant
4 4 (0.51%) Hudson
4 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.39%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 151 (19.43%) Finance
2 62 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 61 (7.85%) Legal
4 38 (4.89%) Retail
5 28 (3.60%) Banking
6 19 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.45%) Marketing
7 15 (1.93%) Law
8 13 (1.67%) Automotive
9 11 (1.42%) Games
9 11 (1.42%) Advertising
10 6 (0.77%) Military
10 6 (0.77%) Electronics
11 5 (0.64%) Local Government
12 4 (0.51%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 145 (18.66%) Consultant
2 132 (16.99%) Analyst
3 109 (14.03%) Security Consultant
4 100 (12.87%) Security Analyst
5 71 (9.14%) Security Manager
5 71 (9.14%) Architect
6 54 (6.95%) Information Manager
7 50 (6.44%) Information Security Manager
8 45 (5.79%) Security Architect
9 41 (5.28%) Security Engineer
10 35 (4.50%) Security Specialist
11 27 (3.47%) Information Analyst
11 27 (3.47%) Developer
12 26 (3.35%) Information Security Analyst
13 22 (2.83%) Information Security Consultant
14 21 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
15 20 (2.57%) Compliance Analyst
15 20 (2.57%) Auditor
16 19 (2.45%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.96%) HTML
2 22 (2.83%) Web Services
3 16 (2.06%) Spring
4 15 (1.93%) CSS
5 12 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 10 (1.29%) jQuery
6 10 (1.29%) XML
7 9 (1.16%) Spring MVC
7 9 (1.16%) Lucene
8 7 (0.90%) .NET
8 7 (0.90%) J2EE
9 6 (0.77%) SOAP
9 6 (0.77%) Spring Integration
10 5 (0.64%) REST
10 5 (0.64%) Esper
10 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.51%) SAML
11 4 (0.51%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.51%) OAuth
12 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 218 (28.06%) Management Information System
2 99 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.22%) PKI
5 23 (2.96%) CESG
6 19 (2.45%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.06%) Cryptography
7 16 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.54%) RMADS
9 11 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.16%) VHDL
10 9 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (1.03%) Statistics
11 8 (1.03%) User Experience
11 8 (1.03%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.03%) Social Media
11 8 (1.03%) Open Source
12 7 (0.90%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.90%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.90%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (16.60%) Windows
2 102 (13.13%) Linux
3 51 (6.56%) UNIX
4 19 (2.45%) AIX
4 19 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.42%) Solaris
8 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.64%) Android
10 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (18.40%) ITIL
2 136 (17.50%) Risk Management
3 126 (16.22%) Security Architecture
4 122 (15.70%) Security Management
5 82 (10.55%) SIEM
6 79 (10.17%) Information Security Management
7 78 (10.04%) Penetration Testing
8 74 (9.52%) Cyber Security
9 66 (8.49%) PRINCE2
10 60 (7.72%) Business Continuity
11 58 (7.46%) TOGAF
12 56 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (7.21%) Incident Management
13 52 (6.69%) ISMS
14 50 (6.44%) Project Management
14 50 (6.44%) Data Protection
15 49 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 47 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (5.92%) Service Delivery
17 46 (5.92%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.92%) SQL
2 41 (5.28%) Java
3 30 (3.86%) C
4 24 (3.09%) C#
5 19 (2.45%) C++
6 15 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.29%) Perl
7 10 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.16%) Python
8 9 (1.16%) MATLAB
8 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.64%) Tcl
9 5 (0.64%) PHP
10 4 (0.51%) VBScript
11 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.13%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 210 (27.03%) CISSP
2 161 (20.72%) Degree
3 116 (14.93%) CISM
3 116 (14.93%) Security Cleared
4 90 (11.58%) CISA
5 74 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 34 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (4.25%) GIAC
8 28 (3.60%) CEH
9 26 (3.35%) CCNA
9 26 (3.35%) CRISC
9 26 (3.35%) PCI QSA
10 21 (2.70%) SSCP
11 19 (2.45%) PhD
11 19 (2.45%) DV Cleared
12 15 (1.93%) CCNP
13 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (1.67%) CISMP
15 11 (1.42%) GCIA
16 9 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (31.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (16.34%) PCI DSS
3 71 (9.14%) COBIT
4 51 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (4.12%) SLA
6 23 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 22 (2.83%) COSO
7 22 (2.83%) ISO 9001
8 11 (1.42%) QA
9 9 (1.16%) GPG13
10 8 (1.03%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.77%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.51%) BS25999
13 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.13%) GAMP
14 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 54 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.16%) Snort
4 6 (0.77%) Squid
4 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.64%) XenApp
6 3 (0.39%) OpenSSH
6 3 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.39%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.39%) GPFS
6 3 (0.39%) NFS
6 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.16%) Nessus
3 5 (0.64%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.51%) Nagios
5 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.39%) WSUS
6 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 91 (11.71%) Cisco
2 84 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.59%) CheckPoint
4 40 (5.15%) VMware
5 39 (5.02%) F5
5 39 (5.02%) Oracle
6 36 (4.63%) Juniper
6 36 (4.63%) McAfee
7 26 (3.35%) Citrix
8 20 (2.57%) Websense
9 19 (2.45%) Symantec
9 19 (2.45%) Qualys
10 18 (2.32%) Blue Coat
11 14 (1.80%) IronPort
11 14 (1.80%) HP
12 13 (1.67%) Dell
13 12 (1.54%) SAP
14 11 (1.42%) Tripwire
15 10 (1.29%) Sourcefire
16 8 (1.03%) IBM
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + 20% Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits and Caeer Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 Per Annum £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package - full details upon request
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago