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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 163 152
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 547 420 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.18% 2.00% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 2.34% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 387 355 373
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
14825 17933 18214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.08% 85.40% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12311 14914 14051
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +64 227 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Hampshire +39 97 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Surrey +30 87 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Kent +48 58 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Oxfordshire +4 25 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -30 21 £65,000 +23.80% 7
West Sussex +3 8 £70,000 +47.36%
Home Counties - 6 £93,750 -
East Sussex 0 4 £52,500 -8.69%
Middlesex +3 3 £75,000 +11.11%
Sussex +5 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 451 (39.01%) CISSP
2 422 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 327 (28.29%) Management Information System
4 276 (23.88%) PCI DSS
5 265 (22.92%) Finance
6 254 (21.97%) Cybersecurity
7 243 (21.02%) Degree
8 230 (19.90%) Windows
9 226 (19.55%) CISM
10 220 (19.03%) Linux
11 214 (18.51%) Risk Management
12 196 (16.96%) CISA
13 195 (16.87%) Firewall
14 184 (15.92%) Security Management
15 159 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
16 150 (12.98%) Information Security Management
17 146 (12.63%) Telecoms
18 144 (12.46%) ITIL
18 144 (12.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 142 (12.28%) SIEM
20 141 (12.20%) Microsoft
21 134 (11.59%) Data Protection
22 133 (11.51%) Security Cleared
23 131 (11.33%) Computer Science
24 123 (10.64%) Security Operations
25 122 (10.55%) Network Security
26 119 (10.29%) CEH
27 117 (10.12%) Unix
27 117 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
28 108 (9.34%) SC Cleared

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 47 (4.07%) IIS
2 20 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.56%) Apache
4 8 (0.69%) Drupal
5 6 (0.52%) CMS
5 6 (0.52%) WordPress
6 5 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.43%) JBoss
6 5 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.26%) SAS
8 3 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.087%) Confluence
9 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 73 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.51%) MS Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.52%) MS Project
5 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.087%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.87%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.26%) HFM
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.087%) assyst
6 1 (0.087%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.03%) IaaS
1 35 (3.03%) SaaS
2 29 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.12%) Office 365
5 5 (0.43%) PaaS
6 3 (0.26%) GitHub
6 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.087%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.087%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 195 (16.87%) Firewall
2 122 (10.55%) Network Security
3 96 (8.30%) TCP/IP
4 56 (4.84%) DNS
5 52 (4.50%) Internet
6 49 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 45 (3.89%) VPN
8 33 (2.85%) IPsec
9 32 (2.77%) LAN
9 32 (2.77%) WAN
10 21 (1.82%) VLAN
11 17 (1.47%) Wireless
12 14 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.12%) OpenVPN
14 11 (0.95%) SSL
15 10 (0.87%) Broadband
15 10 (0.87%) LDAP
16 9 (0.78%) HTTP
17 6 (0.52%) DHCP
18 5 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 21 (1.82%) MySQL
4 19 (1.64%) Big Data
5 13 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (1.12%) Couchbase
5 13 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.43%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.17%) GIS
10 1 (0.087%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.087%) MS Access
10 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.12%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.95%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.35%) NCrunch
5 4 (0.35%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.35%) Selenium
5 4 (0.35%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.35%) Subversion
6 1 (0.087%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.087%) JIRA
6 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (22.92%) Finance
2 146 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 105 (9.08%) Legal
4 33 (2.85%) Retail
5 26 (2.25%) Banking
5 26 (2.25%) Games
6 25 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.73%) Marketing
8 16 (1.38%) Electronics
9 12 (1.04%) Back Office
9 12 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.95%) German Language
11 9 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.69%) Automotive
12 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.43%) French Language
13 5 (0.43%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.26%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 219 (18.94%) Analyst
2 215 (18.60%) Security Manager
3 192 (16.61%) Consultant
4 186 (16.09%) Security Analyst
5 166 (14.36%) Security Consultant
6 150 (12.98%) Information Security Manager
7 143 (12.37%) Information Manager
8 87 (7.53%) Information Analyst
8 87 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
9 85 (7.35%) Security Engineer
10 67 (5.80%) IT Manager
11 65 (5.62%) Architect
12 63 (5.45%) IT Consultant
13 60 (5.19%) IT Security Consultant
14 58 (5.02%) Security Specialist
15 49 (4.24%) Security Architect
16 45 (3.89%) Information Security Consultant
17 43 (3.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 43 (3.72%) Governance Manager
18 40 (3.46%) Information Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.34%) HTML
2 22 (1.90%) .NET
3 19 (1.64%) XML
4 17 (1.47%) Web Services
5 13 (1.12%) CSS
5 13 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (1.12%) PHP-FPM
6 11 (0.95%) HTML5
7 9 (0.78%) SAML
8 8 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.52%) jQuery
10 6 (0.52%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.43%) Ext JS
11 5 (0.43%) LAMP
11 5 (0.43%) mod_perl
11 5 (0.43%) OAuth
11 5 (0.43%) REST
11 5 (0.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 327 (28.29%) Management Information System
2 131 (11.33%) Computer Science
3 88 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 61 (5.28%) PKI
6 52 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
7 37 (3.20%) Cyberthreat
7 37 (3.20%) Virtual Team
8 34 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.08%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.90%) Cryptography
10 22 (1.90%) Cyber Attack
10 22 (1.90%) Cybercrime
10 22 (1.90%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.64%) iPad
13 17 (1.47%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.47%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.04%) CESG
15 9 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 230 (19.90%) Windows
2 220 (19.03%) Linux
3 117 (10.12%) Unix
4 57 (4.93%) Windows Server
5 40 (3.46%) Solaris
6 24 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.90%) CentOS
7 22 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.95%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.61%) Android
13 6 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.43%) AIX
15 4 (0.35%) SUSE
16 3 (0.26%) Debian
17 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (21.97%) Cybersecurity
2 214 (18.51%) Risk Management
3 184 (15.92%) Security Management
4 159 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
5 150 (12.98%) Information Security Management
6 144 (12.46%) ITIL
6 144 (12.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 142 (12.28%) SIEM
8 134 (11.59%) Data Protection
9 123 (10.64%) Security Operations
10 117 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 105 (9.08%) Security Architecture
12 96 (8.30%) Business Continuity
13 95 (8.22%) Vulnerability Management
14 92 (7.96%) ISMS
15 91 (7.87%) Project Management
16 83 (7.18%) Risk Assessment
17 80 (6.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 78 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 77 (6.66%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 86 (7.44%) SQL
2 51 (4.41%) C
3 33 (2.85%) C#
4 29 (2.51%) JavaScript
5 27 (2.34%) Java
6 25 (2.16%) Python
7 22 (1.90%) C++
7 22 (1.90%) Perl
8 21 (1.82%) PHP
9 13 (1.12%) Ruby
10 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.87%) VB
11 9 (0.78%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.61%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.43%) BeanShell
14 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.087%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 451 (39.01%) CISSP
2 243 (21.02%) Degree
3 226 (19.55%) CISM
4 196 (16.96%) CISA
5 133 (11.51%) Security Cleared
6 119 (10.29%) CEH
7 108 (9.34%) SC Cleared
8 60 (5.19%) SANS
9 56 (4.84%) CREST Certified
10 52 (4.50%) CRISC
11 51 (4.41%) OSCP
12 40 (3.46%) IISP
13 31 (2.68%) CLAS
14 29 (2.51%) DV Cleared
15 23 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (1.90%) GSEC
17 20 (1.73%) GISF
18 19 (1.64%) ISSAP
19 16 (1.38%) PCI QSA
20 15 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 276 (23.88%) PCI DSS
3 80 (6.92%) COBIT
4 50 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (3.37%) ISO22301
6 26 (2.25%) RMADS
7 25 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 25 (2.16%) ISO 9001
8 23 (1.99%) ISO27002
9 19 (1.64%) FISMA
10 12 (1.04%) QA
11 11 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
12 9 (0.78%) COSO
13 8 (0.69%) GxP
13 8 (0.69%) SLA
14 6 (0.52%) BS25999
14 6 (0.52%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.52%) SSAE 16
15 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 66 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.12%) pfSense
4 13 (1.12%) Postfix
5 7 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (0.61%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.52%) XenApp
7 5 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.43%) vSphere
8 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (6.06%) Nessus
2 37 (3.20%) SCCM
3 18 (1.56%) RSA Archer
4 16 (1.38%) Puppet
5 11 (0.95%) Nmap
6 10 (0.87%) QRadar
7 7 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.43%) SCOM
9 3 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.26%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.17%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.17%) logstash
10 2 (0.17%) WMI
11 1 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.087%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.27%) Cisco
3 62 (5.36%) VMware
4 44 (3.81%) CheckPoint
5 43 (3.72%) Oracle
6 41 (3.55%) ArcSight
7 36 (3.11%) SAP
8 34 (2.94%) Splunk
9 32 (2.77%) Palo Alto
10 25 (2.16%) F5
11 24 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 23 (1.99%) Qualys
12 23 (1.99%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.56%) Juniper
13 18 (1.56%) Sophos
14 17 (1.47%) LogRhythm
15 16 (1.38%) HP
16 14 (1.21%) Citrix
16 14 (1.21%) LogLogic
17 13 (1.12%) BT
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Thales
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £76,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
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Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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