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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 131 167 172
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 455 341 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 1.58% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.00% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 379 270 291
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,050 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
17383 17049 17614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.58% 79.20% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13513 13926 14901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Hampshire +47 130 £58,000 +5.45% 5
Berkshire -1 111 £62,500 +0.80% 14
Surrey +9 93 £50,000 - 10
Kent +35 43 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 26 £47,500 -12.03% 4
East Sussex -14 17 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Sussex -2 12 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Oxfordshire +10 6 £55,000 +59.42% 5
Middlesex -13 4 £63,750 +2.00%
M4 Corridor -6 1 £70,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 323 (36.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 252 (28.80%) Degree
3 232 (26.51%) Management Information System
4 229 (26.17%) CISSP
5 179 (20.46%) Finance
5 179 (20.46%) ITIL
6 173 (19.77%) Windows
7 164 (18.74%) Linux
8 162 (18.51%) Firewall
9 156 (17.83%) PCI DSS
10 148 (16.91%) Security Cleared
11 144 (16.46%) CISM
12 125 (14.29%) Security Management
13 118 (13.49%) Risk Management
14 117 (13.37%) CISA
15 106 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
16 96 (10.97%) COBIT
17 90 (10.29%) Cisco
18 88 (10.06%) Network Security
19 87 (9.94%) SQL
20 85 (9.71%) Security Architecture
21 80 (9.14%) Microsoft
22 79 (9.03%) Information Security Management
22 79 (9.03%) SC Cleared
23 77 (8.80%) SIEM
24 76 (8.69%) Business Continuity
25 73 (8.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 72 (8.23%) PRINCE2
26 72 (8.23%) Cyber Security
27 71 (8.11%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (2.74%) IIS
2 23 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.57%) Apache
7 5 (0.57%) Documentum
8 4 (0.46%) Lync
9 3 (0.34%) Node.js
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.54%) MS Office
3 16 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.80%) SaaS
2 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 162 (18.51%) Firewall
2 88 (10.06%) Network Security
3 50 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 48 (5.49%) DNS
5 45 (5.14%) Internet
6 40 (4.57%) WAN
7 39 (4.46%) LAN
8 36 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 29 (3.31%) SAN
9 29 (3.31%) HTTP
10 27 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (2.74%) DHCP
12 22 (2.51%) VPN
13 19 (2.17%) VoIP
14 18 (2.06%) LDAP
14 18 (2.06%) Wireless
15 14 (1.60%) SSL
16 11 (1.26%) BGP
16 11 (1.26%) FTP
17 10 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.89%) MySQL
2 33 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.80%) QlikView
7 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.46%) Big Data
8 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.23%) OLAP
11 1 (0.11%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (2.29%) Eclipse
2 16 (1.83%) YourKit
2 16 (1.83%) Maven
3 5 (0.57%) Subversion
4 4 (0.46%) Hudson
4 4 (0.46%) Ant
5 3 (0.34%) AppScan
5 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.23%) GDB
6 2 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.11%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 179 (20.46%) Finance
2 58 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 56 (6.40%) Legal
4 37 (4.23%) Retail
5 24 (2.74%) Law
6 13 (1.49%) Banking
7 12 (1.37%) Marketing
8 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.26%) Military
9 9 (1.03%) Advertising
10 7 (0.80%) Local Government
11 6 (0.69%) Games
12 5 (0.57%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) German Language
13 4 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Back Office
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (20.57%) Analyst
2 158 (18.06%) Consultant
3 152 (17.37%) Security Analyst
4 132 (15.09%) Security Consultant
5 71 (8.11%) Architect
6 64 (7.31%) Information Analyst
7 63 (7.20%) Information Security Analyst
7 63 (7.20%) Security Manager
8 56 (6.40%) Developer
9 49 (5.60%) Information Manager
9 49 (5.60%) Information Security Consultant
10 43 (4.91%) Information Security Manager
10 43 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
11 42 (4.80%) Security Engineer
12 40 (4.57%) Senior Security Analyst
13 36 (4.11%) Security Architect
14 35 (4.00%) IT Consultant
14 35 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
15 34 (3.89%) Security Specialist
16 27 (3.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.23%) HTML
2 32 (3.66%) Spring
3 28 (3.20%) Hibernate
4 26 (2.97%) CSS
5 25 (2.86%) Web Services
6 21 (2.40%) jQuery
7 16 (1.83%) Spring MVC
8 13 (1.49%) Lucene
8 13 (1.49%) Spring Integration
9 11 (1.26%) .NET
9 11 (1.26%) J2EE
10 10 (1.14%) LAMP
11 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.57%) Middleware
12 5 (0.57%) Struts
12 5 (0.57%) JSP
12 5 (0.57%) XML
12 5 (0.57%) SailPoint
13 3 (0.34%) REST
13 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 232 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 71 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 44 (5.03%) RMADS
5 31 (3.54%) CESG
6 25 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.94%) VHDL
8 16 (1.83%) PKI
9 13 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.26%) Clustering
11 9 (1.03%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.03%) Social Media
12 8 (0.91%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.91%) Statistics
12 8 (0.91%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.91%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.80%) NHS
13 7 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 173 (19.77%) Windows
2 164 (18.74%) Linux
3 53 (6.06%) UNIX
4 31 (3.54%) Windows 7
5 30 (3.43%) AIX
6 26 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.17%) Solaris
8 15 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
10 9 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.34%) Android
13 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (20.46%) ITIL
2 125 (14.29%) Security Management
3 118 (13.49%) Risk Management
4 106 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
5 85 (9.71%) Security Architecture
6 79 (9.03%) Information Security Management
7 77 (8.80%) SIEM
8 76 (8.69%) Business Continuity
9 73 (8.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 72 (8.23%) PRINCE2
10 72 (8.23%) Cyber Security
11 61 (6.97%) Incident Management
11 61 (6.97%) Information Assurance
12 58 (6.63%) ISMS
13 57 (6.51%) Data Protection
13 57 (6.51%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (5.94%) Risk Assessment
14 52 (5.94%) Risk Analysis
15 49 (5.60%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (9.94%) SQL
2 68 (7.77%) Java
3 37 (4.23%) C
4 30 (3.43%) C++
5 29 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.86%) C#
7 17 (1.94%) PHP
8 12 (1.37%) Python
8 12 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 11 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.03%) Perl
11 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.57%) Tcl
12 5 (0.57%) Ruby
13 4 (0.46%) VBScript
14 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.23%) VB
15 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 252 (28.80%) Degree
2 229 (26.17%) CISSP
3 148 (16.91%) Security Cleared
4 144 (16.46%) CISM
5 117 (13.37%) CISA
6 79 (9.03%) SC Cleared
7 57 (6.51%) DV Cleared
8 38 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (4.00%) CCNA
10 32 (3.66%) PhD
11 30 (3.43%) PCI QSA
12 27 (3.09%) CEH
13 22 (2.51%) GIAC
14 18 (2.06%) CCNP
15 17 (1.94%) SSCP
15 17 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (1.60%) MCSE
16 14 (1.60%) GCIA
17 12 (1.37%) ISACA
18 11 (1.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (36.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (17.83%) PCI DSS
3 96 (10.97%) COBIT
4 59 (6.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 42 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 23 (2.63%) QA
7 21 (2.40%) SLA
8 18 (2.06%) COSO
9 17 (1.94%) ISO 9001
10 15 (1.71%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.46%) GPG13
13 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.23%) GAMP
15 1 (0.11%) GCP
15 1 (0.11%) GMP
15 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.60%) Snort
4 11 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.03%) Samba
6 6 (0.69%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Squid
8 3 (0.34%) NFS
8 3 (0.34%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.34%) GPFS
8 3 (0.34%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
1 6 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.57%) Nessus
3 3 (0.34%) Puppet
3 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.34%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 90 (10.29%) Cisco
2 80 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 66 (7.54%) CheckPoint
4 64 (7.31%) Oracle
5 40 (4.57%) VMware
6 36 (4.11%) Juniper
7 32 (3.66%) F5
8 26 (2.97%) Qualys
9 25 (2.86%) Citrix
10 22 (2.51%) McAfee
11 21 (2.40%) Sourcefire
12 19 (2.17%) Websense
13 17 (1.94%) IBM
14 15 (1.71%) Apple
15 13 (1.49%) Tripwire
16 11 (1.26%) Dell
17 10 (1.14%) LogRhythm
17 10 (1.14%) Brocade
18 9 (1.03%) NetApp
18 9 (1.03%) Splunk
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Plus a Strong Benifits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 OTE earnings 66,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago