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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 87 125 157
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 604 505 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.27% 2.43% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.84% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 434 427 354
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +37 235 £55,000 - 11
Surrey +31 118 £52,250 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +7 89 £62,500 +25.00% 11
Kent +52 63 £55,000 +31.73% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 30 £55,000 - 5
West Sussex -17 18 £54,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -15 16 £55,000 +29.41%
East Sussex +5 15 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Middlesex +4 2 £40,000 -42.85%
Home Counties +3 2 £80,000 -11.11%
Sussex +6 1 £50,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 527 (42.03%) CISSP
2 463 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 320 (25.52%) Management Information System
4 288 (22.97%) Finance
5 278 (22.17%) CISM
6 274 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
7 266 (21.21%) Degree
8 265 (21.13%) Risk Management
9 263 (20.97%) PCI DSS
10 211 (16.83%) Windows
11 207 (16.51%) Firewall
12 191 (15.23%) Microsoft
13 186 (14.83%) CISA
14 182 (14.51%) Linux
15 178 (14.19%) Security Management
16 155 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
17 150 (11.96%) Computer Science
18 148 (11.80%) Information Security Management
19 142 (11.32%) Data Protection
20 138 (11.00%) Network Security
21 130 (10.37%) SIEM
21 130 (10.37%) ITIL
22 127 (10.13%) Business Continuity
23 125 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
24 122 (9.73%) Telecoms
25 116 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
26 109 (8.69%) Security Cleared
27 108 (8.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 108 (8.61%) Security Operations
28 104 (8.29%) Internal Audit

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 68 (5.42%) IIS
2 23 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.20%) Apache
4 8 (0.64%) Apache Pig
4 8 (0.64%) JBoss
5 7 (0.56%) CMS
5 7 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.56%) WordPress
6 6 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.48%) Drupal
6 6 (0.48%) Joomla!
7 5 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.24%) SAS
10 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 83 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.99%) MS Office
3 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.56%) MS Project
5 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.80%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.080%) assyst
5 1 (0.080%) AWD
5 1 (0.080%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.67%) SaaS
2 44 (3.51%) Office 365
3 43 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (2.31%) IaaS
6 11 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.080%) GitHub
8 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.080%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 207 (16.51%) Firewall
2 138 (11.00%) Network Security
3 62 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 51 (4.07%) Internet
5 50 (3.99%) DNS
6 48 (3.83%) VPN
7 46 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 29 (2.31%) IPsec
8 29 (2.31%) WAN
9 27 (2.15%) LAN
10 17 (1.36%) Wireless
11 12 (0.96%) SAN
12 11 (0.88%) SNMP
13 9 (0.72%) LDAP
13 9 (0.72%) SSL
14 8 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.64%) DHCP
14 8 (0.64%) HTTP
14 8 (0.64%) VoIP
15 7 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.71%) Big Data
3 30 (2.39%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.36%) MySQL
5 12 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.48%) Couchbase
8 6 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.40%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.16%) GIS
12 2 (0.16%) MS Access
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.64%) Burp Suite
3 7 (0.56%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.32%) NCrunch
5 4 (0.32%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.32%) Selenium
5 4 (0.32%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.080%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.080%) JIRA
6 1 (0.080%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio
General
1 288 (22.97%) Finance
2 122 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 103 (8.21%) Legal
4 45 (3.59%) Retail
5 43 (3.43%) Banking
6 30 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.15%) Marketing
8 21 (1.67%) Back Office
9 20 (1.59%) Electronics
10 14 (1.12%) Games
11 11 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.72%) French Language
13 8 (0.64%) Automotive
14 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.48%) German Language
15 6 (0.48%) Military
16 4 (0.32%) Law
16 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 265 (21.13%) Security Manager
2 237 (18.90%) Analyst
2 237 (18.90%) Consultant
3 199 (15.87%) Information Security Manager
4 195 (15.55%) Security Consultant
5 193 (15.39%) Security Analyst
6 190 (15.15%) Information Manager
7 101 (8.05%) Information Analyst
7 101 (8.05%) Information Security Analyst
8 89 (7.10%) IT Manager
9 66 (5.26%) Security Engineer
10 62 (4.94%) Architect
11 59 (4.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 57 (4.55%) IT Consultant
12 57 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
13 54 (4.31%) Information Security Consultant
14 53 (4.23%) Governance Manager
15 52 (4.15%) IT Security Manager
16 48 (3.83%) Security Architect
16 48 (3.83%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.51%) HTML
2 27 (2.15%) .NET
3 23 (1.83%) CSS
4 16 (1.28%) HTML5
5 14 (1.12%) XML
6 11 (0.88%) Web Services
7 8 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (0.64%) LAMP
8 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.48%) jQuery
8 6 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.48%) PHP-FPM
9 5 (0.40%) JSP
9 5 (0.40%) REST
9 5 (0.40%) SailPoint
9 5 (0.40%) SAML
9 5 (0.40%) Servlets
9 5 (0.40%) SOAP
9 5 (0.40%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 320 (25.52%) Management Information System
2 150 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 125 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (5.10%) PKI
5 55 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 47 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
7 39 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
8 38 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 36 (2.87%) Driving Licence
9 36 (2.87%) Virtual Team
10 34 (2.71%) Cyber Attack
10 34 (2.71%) Mathematics
11 29 (2.31%) Cybercrime
12 26 (2.07%) Cryptography
13 19 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.44%) CESG
15 17 (1.36%) Mobile App
16 15 (1.20%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.96%) Smart Energy
18 11 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (16.83%) Windows
2 182 (14.51%) Linux
3 96 (7.66%) Unix
4 50 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.55%) Solaris
6 20 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.04%) CentOS
9 11 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.64%) Android
11 8 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.48%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.40%) AIX
15 4 (0.32%) SUSE
16 3 (0.24%) Debian
16 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
2 265 (21.13%) Risk Management
3 178 (14.19%) Security Management
4 155 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
5 148 (11.80%) Information Security Management
6 142 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 130 (10.37%) ITIL
7 130 (10.37%) SIEM
8 127 (10.13%) Business Continuity
9 116 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 108 (8.61%) Security Operations
10 108 (8.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 104 (8.29%) Internal Audit
12 100 (7.97%) Security Architecture
13 98 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
14 95 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
16 82 (6.54%) ISMS
17 80 (6.38%) Project Management
18 76 (6.06%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 92 (7.34%) SQL
2 64 (5.10%) C
3 40 (3.19%) C#
4 35 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.23%) Java
6 25 (1.99%) Python
7 19 (1.52%) C++
7 19 (1.52%) Perl
8 12 (0.96%) PHP
9 11 (0.88%) Ruby
9 11 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.48%) VB
11 5 (0.40%) BeanShell
11 5 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.24%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 527 (42.03%) CISSP
2 278 (22.17%) CISM
3 266 (21.21%) Degree
4 186 (14.83%) CISA
5 109 (8.69%) Security Cleared
6 91 (7.26%) CEH
7 82 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 61 (4.86%) IISP
9 59 (4.70%) CRISC
10 49 (3.91%) SANS
11 47 (3.75%) CLAS
12 41 (3.27%) CREST Certified
13 36 (2.87%) OSCP
14 28 (2.23%) DV Cleared
15 26 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (1.36%) GIAC
18 16 (1.28%) GCIH
18 16 (1.28%) ISSAP
18 16 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 263 (20.97%) PCI DSS
3 86 (6.86%) COBIT
4 51 (4.07%) ISO22301
5 50 (3.99%) ISO 9001
6 41 (3.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 37 (2.95%) ISO27002
8 33 (2.63%) RMADS
9 31 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (1.67%) QA
11 18 (1.44%) ISO 14001
12 16 (1.28%) FISMA
12 16 (1.28%) ISAE 3402
13 14 (1.12%) SLA
14 8 (0.64%) BS25999
14 8 (0.64%) GxP
15 7 (0.56%) BS7799
15 7 (0.56%) COSO
15 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 83 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.96%) ISA Server
4 12 (0.96%) vSphere
4 12 (0.96%) XenApp
5 7 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.48%) pfSense
6 6 (0.48%) Postfix
7 4 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.16%) Snort
9 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.080%) Docker
10 1 (0.080%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.080%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (3.51%) Nessus
2 28 (2.23%) SCCM
3 23 (1.83%) RSA Archer
4 13 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (0.64%) Nmap
5 8 (0.64%) Puppet
5 8 (0.64%) SCOM
6 5 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.32%) QRadar
8 3 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.24%) Nexpose
8 3 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.16%) MIIS
9 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.080%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 191 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.62%) Cisco
3 63 (5.02%) VMware
4 49 (3.91%) Oracle
5 41 (3.27%) ArcSight
5 41 (3.27%) CheckPoint
5 41 (3.27%) SAP
6 28 (2.23%) Palo Alto
7 26 (2.07%) Intel Security
8 21 (1.67%) Citrix
8 21 (1.67%) Qualys
9 20 (1.59%) Juniper
10 18 (1.44%) Blue Coat
11 17 (1.36%) F5
12 14 (1.12%) Forcepoint
12 14 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.12%) Sophos
13 11 (0.88%) Google
13 11 (0.88%) SolarWinds
13 11 (0.88%) Splunk
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