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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 147 154 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 399 395 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 1.72% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.15% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 327 319 266
Average salary £52,500 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
16813 18369 17235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.56% 80.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13364 14667 14060
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +41 138 £57,500 +4.54% 16
Surrey -17 79 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire +9 70 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 39 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Kent +17 28 £48,750 +15.38% 3
West Sussex +25 21 £40,000 +2.56% 1
East Sussex +9 16 £37,250 -6.87% 1
Oxfordshire +16 11 £38,500 -18.94% 1
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £39,500 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 258 (34.68%) CISSP
2 254 (34.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (27.42%) Firewall
4 202 (27.15%) Management Information System
5 185 (24.87%) PCI DSS
6 150 (20.16%) Finance
7 145 (19.49%) Risk Management
8 144 (19.35%) Security Management
9 141 (18.95%) ITIL
10 139 (18.68%) Windows
11 132 (17.74%) Degree
12 118 (15.86%) CISM
13 116 (15.59%) Security Cleared
14 103 (13.84%) Cyber Security
15 97 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 97 (13.04%) SIEM
16 94 (12.63%) CISA
17 93 (12.50%) Cisco
18 89 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
19 88 (11.83%) Linux
20 87 (11.69%) Security Architecture
21 86 (11.56%) SC Cleared
22 85 (11.42%) Information Security Management
23 79 (10.62%) Telecoms
24 78 (10.48%) Network Security
25 77 (10.35%) Data Protection
26 76 (10.22%) Business Continuity
27 75 (10.08%) CheckPoint
28 73 (9.81%) Penetration Testing
28 73 (9.81%) ISMS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.36%) IIS
3 22 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.94%) SAS
7 3 (0.40%) Lync
7 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (3.49%) MS Office
2 25 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.61%) SaaS
2 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (27.42%) Firewall
2 97 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 78 (10.48%) Network Security
4 61 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 60 (8.06%) LAN
6 57 (7.66%) WAN
7 44 (5.91%) DNS
8 43 (5.78%) Internet
9 36 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (4.57%) VPN
11 28 (3.76%) DHCP
12 25 (3.36%) DMZ
13 24 (3.23%) SAN
14 20 (2.69%) Wireless
15 14 (1.88%) Wireless Security
16 13 (1.75%) HTTP
17 12 (1.61%) IP Telephony
18 11 (1.48%) iSCSI
19 10 (1.34%) SSL
19 10 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.75%) Big Data
2 13 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.67%) MySQL
6 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.54%) Redis
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) JMeter
1 4 (0.54%) FitNesse
2 3 (0.40%) WebDriver
2 3 (0.40%) YourKit
2 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.40%) Maven
2 3 (0.40%) JIRA
2 3 (0.40%) Selenium
2 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.27%) ProC
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (20.16%) Finance
2 79 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.05%) Legal
4 34 (4.57%) Banking
5 27 (3.63%) Retail
6 23 (3.09%) Marketing
7 17 (2.28%) Advertising
8 15 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.75%) Law
10 9 (1.21%) Automotive
11 7 (0.94%) Games
11 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.81%) Publishing
13 5 (0.67%) Military
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 147 (19.76%) Consultant
2 140 (18.82%) Analyst
3 110 (14.78%) Security Consultant
4 100 (13.44%) Security Manager
5 94 (12.63%) Security Analyst
6 63 (8.47%) Information Manager
7 60 (8.06%) Information Security Manager
7 60 (8.06%) Architect
8 51 (6.85%) Security Architect
9 44 (5.91%) Security Engineer
10 37 (4.97%) Security Officer
11 36 (4.84%) Information Security Consultant
11 36 (4.84%) Information Analyst
12 35 (4.70%) Information Security Analyst
13 33 (4.44%) Support Engineer
14 29 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
15 23 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (2.96%) Security Specialist
17 20 (2.69%) Senior Security Analyst
18 19 (2.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.21%) Web Services
1 9 (1.21%) JSP
2 8 (1.08%) Esper
3 7 (0.94%) Regular Expression
3 7 (0.94%) ODBC
3 7 (0.94%) Middleware
4 5 (0.67%) HTML
4 5 (0.67%) .NET
4 5 (0.67%) CSS
5 4 (0.54%) SAML
5 4 (0.54%) STL
5 4 (0.54%) jQuery
5 4 (0.54%) Spring
5 4 (0.54%) OAuth
6 3 (0.40%) Spring Integration
6 3 (0.40%) Lucene
6 3 (0.40%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.40%) J2EE
6 3 (0.40%) SOAP
6 3 (0.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 202 (27.15%) Management Information System
2 89 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 32 (4.30%) RMADS
6 26 (3.49%) PKI
7 23 (3.09%) CESG
8 20 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (2.55%) Cryptography
10 17 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.75%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
14 8 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.08%) Smart Meter
15 7 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 139 (18.68%) Windows
2 88 (11.83%) Linux
3 49 (6.59%) UNIX
4 22 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.54%) Solaris
8 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.49%) Risk Management
2 144 (19.35%) Security Management
3 141 (18.95%) ITIL
4 103 (13.84%) Cyber Security
5 97 (13.04%) SIEM
6 87 (11.69%) Security Architecture
7 85 (11.42%) Information Security Management
8 77 (10.35%) Data Protection
9 76 (10.22%) Business Continuity
10 73 (9.81%) Penetration Testing
10 73 (9.81%) ISMS
11 59 (7.93%) Incident Management
12 57 (7.66%) Service Management
13 50 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (6.59%) Project Management
14 49 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
16 45 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 41 (5.51%) Information Assurance
18 39 (5.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 57 (7.66%) SQL
2 26 (3.49%) Java
3 25 (3.36%) C
4 20 (2.69%) Python
5 14 (1.88%) Perl
6 11 (1.48%) Ruby
7 10 (1.34%) PHP
8 9 (1.21%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.21%) C#
8 9 (1.21%) C++
9 8 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.40%) Uniface
14 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 258 (34.68%) CISSP
2 132 (17.74%) Degree
3 118 (15.86%) CISM
4 116 (15.59%) Security Cleared
5 94 (12.63%) CISA
6 86 (11.56%) SC Cleared
7 71 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (8.47%) CEH
9 45 (6.05%) CCNA
10 41 (5.51%) CCNP
11 36 (4.84%) CRISC
12 29 (3.90%) GIAC
13 27 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (3.23%) SSCP
15 22 (2.96%) MCSE
16 21 (2.82%) DV Cleared
17 17 (2.28%) PCI QSA
18 14 (1.88%) OSCP
19 13 (1.75%) CCSP
20 11 (1.48%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (34.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 185 (24.87%) PCI DSS
3 51 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 41 (5.51%) SLA
5 28 (3.76%) ISO 9001
6 27 (3.63%) GPG13
7 20 (2.69%) COBIT
8 12 (1.61%) ISO 14001
9 10 (1.34%) QA
9 10 (1.34%) BS25999
9 10 (1.34%) COSO
10 6 (0.81%) BS7799
10 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.81%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.40%) FISMA
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 68 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.55%) Squid
4 16 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.21%) XenApp
6 8 (1.08%) Snort
7 6 (0.81%) vSphere
8 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.54%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.54%) Firmware
9 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (1.21%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.81%) WSUS
4 5 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.67%) Nagios
5 4 (0.54%) SCCM
5 4 (0.54%) WMI
5 4 (0.54%) Nessus
5 4 (0.54%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.54%) Icinga
5 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.40%) Check_MK
6 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.27%) Puppet
7 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.13%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 93 (12.50%) Cisco
2 75 (10.08%) CheckPoint
3 64 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 43 (5.78%) Juniper
5 40 (5.38%) Websense
6 38 (5.11%) VMware
6 38 (5.11%) Blue Coat
7 34 (4.57%) McAfee
8 23 (3.09%) Citrix
8 23 (3.09%) Symantec
9 22 (2.96%) F5
10 21 (2.82%) Oracle
11 17 (2.28%) Sourcefire
11 17 (2.28%) SAP
12 16 (2.15%) HP
12 16 (2.15%) ArcSight
13 15 (2.02%) Splunk
13 15 (2.02%) IronPort
14 12 (1.61%) Dell
14 12 (1.61%) Red Hat
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pension, annual bonus, car allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
HP Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago