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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 145 160 189
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +29
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 406 358 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 1.69% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 341 285 250
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +23.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £34,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Berkshire -15 124 £62,500 +8.69% 14
Surrey +21 105 £53,750 +1.41% 9
Hampshire +4 65 £52,500 +2.58% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 30 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Kent 0 24 £50,000 -16.66%
Oxfordshire 0 20 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Middlesex +6 12 £60,000 -4.00%
East Sussex -5 12 £27,000 -50.90% 1
West Sussex +1 4 £35,000 -52.54%
M4 Corridor +2 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Sussex +11 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 286 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 224 (26.70%) Management Information System
3 220 (26.22%) CISSP
4 203 (24.20%) Degree
5 178 (21.22%) Finance
6 159 (18.95%) ITIL
7 156 (18.59%) Firewall
8 149 (17.76%) Windows
9 143 (17.04%) PCI DSS
10 129 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 129 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 125 (14.90%) Linux
11 125 (14.90%) Security Management
12 121 (14.42%) Security Architecture
13 120 (14.30%) CISM
14 100 (11.92%) CISA
15 87 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
16 86 (10.25%) Cisco
16 86 (10.25%) Penetration Testing
16 86 (10.25%) COBIT
16 86 (10.25%) Network Security
17 82 (9.77%) Microsoft
18 79 (9.42%) SIEM
19 78 (9.30%) Information Security Management
19 78 (9.30%) SC Cleared
20 76 (9.06%) Cyber Security
21 71 (8.46%) PRINCE2
22 63 (7.51%) Telecoms
23 62 (7.39%) SQL
23 62 (7.39%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.55%) IIS
4 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.36%) Confluence
6 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.36%) Apache
6 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Documentum
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.12%) Node.js
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.74%) MS Office
3 18 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (18.59%) Firewall
2 86 (10.25%) Network Security
3 55 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 47 (5.60%) DNS
5 36 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 33 (3.93%) Internet
7 31 (3.69%) LAN
8 30 (3.58%) VPN
9 29 (3.46%) WAN
10 28 (3.34%) HTTP
11 24 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (2.62%) SAN
13 19 (2.26%) DHCP
14 18 (2.15%) Wireless
15 15 (1.79%) SSL
16 12 (1.43%) FTP
17 11 (1.31%) LDAP
18 10 (1.19%) VoIP
18 10 (1.19%) DMZ
18 10 (1.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.15%) MySQL
3 17 (2.03%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.60%) Big Data
7 5 (0.60%) QlikView
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.36%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (1.79%) Maven
2 12 (1.43%) Eclipse
2 12 (1.43%) YourKit
3 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.48%) Hudson
3 4 (0.48%) Ant
3 4 (0.48%) Subversion
4 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) ProC
5 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
General
1 178 (21.22%) Finance
2 63 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 60 (7.15%) Legal
4 41 (4.89%) Retail
5 24 (2.86%) Banking
6 18 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.15%) Law
7 17 (2.03%) Marketing
8 13 (1.55%) Automotive
9 11 (1.31%) Games
10 10 (1.19%) Military
11 7 (0.83%) Advertising
11 7 (0.83%) Electronics
12 5 (0.60%) Local Government
13 4 (0.48%) German Language
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 163 (19.43%) Consultant
2 146 (17.40%) Analyst
3 131 (15.61%) Security Consultant
4 116 (13.83%) Security Analyst
5 75 (8.94%) Architect
6 74 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 59 (7.03%) Information Manager
8 55 (6.56%) Information Security Manager
9 44 (5.24%) Security Architect
10 38 (4.53%) Information Analyst
11 37 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
11 37 (4.41%) Developer
12 36 (4.29%) Security Specialist
13 33 (3.93%) Security Engineer
14 31 (3.69%) IT Security Consultant
14 31 (3.69%) IT Consultant
14 31 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (3.46%) Senior Security Analyst
16 27 (3.22%) Information Security Consultant
17 24 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.10%) HTML
2 22 (2.62%) Web Services
3 21 (2.50%) Spring
4 18 (2.15%) Hibernate
4 18 (2.15%) CSS
5 13 (1.55%) jQuery
6 12 (1.43%) Spring MVC
6 12 (1.43%) Lucene
7 10 (1.19%) J2EE
7 10 (1.19%) XML
8 9 (1.07%) Spring Integration
9 7 (0.83%) .NET
10 5 (0.60%) JSP
10 5 (0.60%) Middleware
10 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.48%) REST
11 4 (0.48%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.36%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.36%) Kafka
12 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 224 (26.70%) Management Information System
2 87 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.98%) CESG
5 23 (2.74%) PKI
6 21 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.50%) RMADS
7 14 (1.67%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.43%) VHDL
9 12 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.07%) Social Media
10 9 (1.07%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (0.95%) Open Source
11 8 (0.95%) Statistics
12 7 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (0.83%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 149 (17.76%) Windows
2 125 (14.90%) Linux
3 52 (6.20%) UNIX
4 32 (3.81%) AIX
5 19 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.91%) Solaris
8 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.48%) Android
11 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (18.95%) ITIL
2 129 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 125 (14.90%) Security Management
4 121 (14.42%) Security Architecture
5 86 (10.25%) Penetration Testing
6 79 (9.42%) SIEM
7 78 (9.30%) Information Security Management
8 76 (9.06%) Cyber Security
9 71 (8.46%) PRINCE2
10 62 (7.39%) Incident Management
10 62 (7.39%) Business Continuity
11 59 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (6.91%) TOGAF
12 58 (6.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 55 (6.56%) Data Protection
14 51 (6.08%) ISMS
15 50 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (5.84%) Risk Assessment
17 48 (5.72%) Project Management
18 46 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 62 (7.39%) SQL
2 49 (5.84%) Java
3 32 (3.81%) C
4 25 (2.98%) C#
5 22 (2.62%) C++
6 18 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.19%) Python
8 10 (1.19%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.95%) Perl
11 6 (0.72%) PHP
12 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.60%) Tcl
13 4 (0.48%) VBScript
14 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) Uniface
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 220 (26.22%) CISSP
2 203 (24.20%) Degree
3 129 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 120 (14.30%) CISM
5 100 (11.92%) CISA
6 78 (9.30%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.69%) DV Cleared
8 30 (3.58%) PCI QSA
8 30 (3.58%) GIAC
9 27 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (2.98%) PhD
10 25 (2.98%) CRISC
11 21 (2.50%) CCNA
12 20 (2.38%) CEH
13 15 (1.79%) SSCP
14 13 (1.55%) CISMP
14 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (1.31%) CCNP
15 11 (1.31%) GCIA
15 11 (1.31%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 143 (17.04%) PCI DSS
3 86 (10.25%) COBIT
4 53 (6.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 35 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 28 (3.34%) SLA
7 22 (2.62%) COSO
8 19 (2.26%) ISO 9001
9 12 (1.43%) QA
10 9 (1.07%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.83%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.48%) GPG13
13 3 (0.36%) BS25999
14 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.12%) BS7799
15 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 52 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.43%) Snort
4 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.48%) XenApp
6 3 (0.36%) OpenSSH
6 3 (0.36%) vSphere
6 3 (0.36%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.36%) GPFS
6 3 (0.36%) NFS
7 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.24%) Squid
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (0.72%) Nessus
3 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.36%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 86 (10.25%) Cisco
2 82 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 58 (6.91%) CheckPoint
4 53 (6.32%) Oracle
5 37 (4.41%) F5
6 36 (4.29%) Juniper
7 34 (4.05%) VMware
8 23 (2.74%) McAfee
8 23 (2.74%) Citrix
9 20 (2.38%) Qualys
10 15 (1.79%) Apple
11 13 (1.55%) Sourcefire
12 12 (1.43%) Websense
12 12 (1.43%) Dell
13 11 (1.31%) HP
14 10 (1.19%) SAP
14 10 (1.19%) Symantec
14 10 (1.19%) IronPort
15 9 (1.07%) Blue Coat
16 8 (0.95%) Tripwire
Gosport, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Outstanding Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago