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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 137 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 446 351 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.98% 1.65% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.17% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 365 273 323
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
17719 16206 17322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.53% 76.26% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13707 13145 14666
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Surrey +17 124 £45,000 - 7
Hampshire +13 114 £60,000 +31.86% 7
Berkshire -13 94 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Kent +40 51 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 27 £58,250 +16.50% 3
East Sussex -25 15 £47,500 +14.45% 1
West Sussex -11 10 £33,000 -55.70% 2
Oxfordshire -2 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 337 (40.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 236 (28.16%) Degree
3 225 (26.85%) CISSP
4 222 (26.49%) Management Information System
5 202 (24.11%) Finance
6 186 (22.20%) ITIL
6 186 (22.20%) Security Cleared
7 171 (20.41%) Windows
8 160 (19.09%) Linux
9 153 (18.26%) PCI DSS
10 149 (17.78%) CISM
11 148 (17.66%) Firewall
12 130 (15.51%) Security Management
13 115 (13.72%) Risk Management
14 105 (12.53%) Penetration Testing
15 100 (11.93%) Microsoft
16 99 (11.81%) SC Cleared
17 98 (11.69%) CISA
18 90 (10.74%) Information Security Management
18 90 (10.74%) SQL
19 85 (10.14%) Business Continuity
20 84 (10.02%) COBIT
21 79 (9.43%) DV Cleared
22 73 (8.71%) Information Assurance
23 69 (8.23%) Network Security
24 68 (8.11%) SIEM
24 68 (8.11%) PRINCE2
24 68 (8.11%) E-Commerce
25 67 (8.00%) Cisco
25 67 (8.00%) RMADS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (3.10%) IIS
2 18 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.72%) Documentum
5 6 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.48%) Lync
7 3 (0.36%) Node.js
7 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.36%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.82%) MS Office
3 17 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.43%) SaaS
2 6 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 148 (17.66%) Firewall
2 69 (8.23%) Network Security
3 59 (7.04%) Internet
4 46 (5.49%) WAN
5 45 (5.37%) LAN
6 41 (4.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 38 (4.53%) TCP/IP
8 36 (4.30%) DNS
9 31 (3.70%) LDAP
10 28 (3.34%) VoIP
11 24 (2.86%) SAN
12 23 (2.74%) HTTP
13 22 (2.63%) Asterisk PBX
14 19 (2.27%) DHCP
15 17 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.67%) VPN
18 12 (1.43%) Wireshark
18 12 (1.43%) tcpdump
19 11 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.82%) MySQL
3 14 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.60%) Big Data
9 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.24%) QlikView
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.24%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (0.24%) OLAP
11 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.12%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (2.15%) Eclipse
2 14 (1.67%) Maven
2 14 (1.67%) YourKit
3 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.36%) Jasmine
3 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.36%) AppScan
4 2 (0.24%) Toad
4 2 (0.24%) NUnit
4 2 (0.24%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.24%) GDB
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.12%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
5 1 (0.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 202 (24.11%) Finance
2 55 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.77%) Legal
4 33 (3.94%) Law
5 30 (3.58%) Retail
6 12 (1.43%) Military
7 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.84%) Advertising
7 7 (0.84%) Marketing
8 6 (0.72%) Publishing
8 6 (0.72%) Banking
8 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.72%) Electronics
9 5 (0.60%) Back Office
10 4 (0.48%) German Language
10 4 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 186 (22.20%) Analyst
2 158 (18.85%) Security Analyst
3 154 (18.38%) Consultant
4 129 (15.39%) Security Consultant
5 76 (9.07%) Information Analyst
6 72 (8.59%) Information Security Analyst
7 66 (7.88%) Information Security Consultant
7 66 (7.88%) Security Manager
8 64 (7.64%) Architect
9 55 (6.56%) Developer
10 43 (5.13%) Information Manager
11 41 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
12 39 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
12 39 (4.65%) Senior Security Analyst
13 35 (4.18%) Security Engineer
13 35 (4.18%) IT Manager
14 31 (3.70%) IT Consultant
15 30 (3.58%) IT Security Consultant
16 29 (3.46%) Security Specialist
16 29 (3.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.06%) Spring
2 30 (3.58%) Hibernate
2 30 (3.58%) HTML
3 25 (2.98%) Web Services
4 24 (2.86%) CSS
5 19 (2.27%) jQuery
6 15 (1.79%) .NET
7 14 (1.67%) Spring MVC
8 12 (1.43%) XML
9 11 (1.31%) Lucene
9 11 (1.31%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.31%) Spring Integration
10 10 (1.19%) LAMP
11 7 (0.84%) Struts
11 7 (0.84%) J2EE
12 6 (0.72%) JSP
13 5 (0.60%) Middleware
13 5 (0.60%) SailPoint
14 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 222 (26.49%) Management Information System
2 67 (8.00%) RMADS
3 42 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.34%) Mathematics
4 28 (3.34%) CESG
5 22 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (1.67%) NHS
7 13 (1.55%) VHDL
8 12 (1.43%) PKI
8 12 (1.43%) Social Media
9 11 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (1.19%) Clustering
11 9 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.95%) Kindle
13 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.84%) CMDB
14 6 (0.72%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.72%) DTV
14 6 (0.72%) GIS
15 5 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 171 (20.41%) Windows
2 160 (19.09%) Linux
3 49 (5.85%) UNIX
4 41 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 25 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.74%) Ubuntu
6 23 (2.74%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
7 22 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 19 (2.27%) AIX
9 17 (2.03%) Solaris
10 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (22.20%) ITIL
2 130 (15.51%) Security Management
3 115 (13.72%) Risk Management
4 105 (12.53%) Penetration Testing
5 90 (10.74%) Information Security Management
6 85 (10.14%) Business Continuity
7 73 (8.71%) Information Assurance
8 68 (8.11%) SIEM
8 68 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 68 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 66 (7.88%) Cyber Security
9 66 (7.88%) Data Protection
10 65 (7.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 63 (7.52%) ISMS
12 60 (7.16%) Security Architecture
13 59 (7.04%) Risk Analysis
14 53 (6.32%) Security Testing
15 52 (6.21%) Risk Assessment
15 52 (6.21%) Kalman Filter
16 49 (5.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.74%) SQL
2 56 (6.68%) Java
3 28 (3.34%) C
4 27 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.39%) C#
6 19 (2.27%) C++
7 12 (1.43%) PHP
8 8 (0.95%) MATLAB
9 6 (0.72%) Ruby
9 6 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.72%) VB
9 6 (0.72%) Python
10 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.48%) Perl
11 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.24%) VBScript
12 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 236 (28.16%) Degree
2 225 (26.85%) CISSP
3 186 (22.20%) Security Cleared
4 149 (17.78%) CISM
5 99 (11.81%) SC Cleared
6 98 (11.69%) CISA
7 79 (9.43%) DV Cleared
8 35 (4.18%) CEH
9 30 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (3.34%) PCI QSA
11 26 (3.10%) CCNA
12 24 (2.86%) GIAC
13 23 (2.74%) PhD
14 21 (2.51%) SSCP
15 19 (2.27%) CCNP
15 19 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (2.15%) GCIA
17 14 (1.67%) MCSE
18 10 (1.19%) ISACA
19 9 (1.07%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (40.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 153 (18.26%) PCI DSS
3 84 (10.02%) COBIT
4 47 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 45 (5.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 31 (3.70%) QA
7 26 (3.10%) ISO 9001
8 20 (2.39%) JSP 440
9 14 (1.67%) COSO
10 11 (1.31%) SLA
11 10 (1.19%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.95%) GPG13
13 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.24%) BS7799
14 2 (0.24%) GxP
14 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.12%) BS25999
15 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 35 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.63%) Samba
3 21 (2.51%) Snort
4 20 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.72%) Squid
6 6 (0.72%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.12%) GPFS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.48%) SCOM
2 4 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) Puppet
3 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.36%) Nessus
4 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.12%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.12%) Icinga
Vendors
1 100 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.00%) Cisco
3 63 (7.52%) Oracle
4 55 (6.56%) CheckPoint
5 34 (4.06%) Qualys
6 33 (3.94%) VMware
6 33 (3.94%) Sourcefire
7 31 (3.70%) Juniper
8 26 (3.10%) Websense
9 22 (2.63%) IBM
10 21 (2.51%) Tripwire
11 20 (2.39%) F5
12 17 (2.03%) LogRhythm
12 17 (2.03%) McAfee
13 14 (1.67%) Citrix
14 12 (1.43%) SAP
14 12 (1.43%) Proofpoint
15 11 (1.31%) Apple
16 10 (1.19%) Brocade
17 9 (1.07%) Blue Coat
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Symphony EYC
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago