The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.19% 4.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 5.14% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 0
Average salary £49,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
513 486 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.16% 81.68% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 446 367 468
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Information Security
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Suffolk region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Suffolk

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Information Security
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 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
Bury St Edmunds +1 5 £22,016 -54.60%
Ipswich -4 4 £57,000 -26.45% 1
Haverhill - 1 £52,000 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 5 (23.81%) Data Security
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Statistics
5 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (19.05%) SCCM
5 4 (19.05%) ISMS
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) NHS
5 4 (19.05%) Intranet
5 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (19.05%) MCP
5 4 (19.05%) HND
5 4 (19.05%) C
5 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 4 (19.05%) WSH
5 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Information Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WSH
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Statistics
3 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (19.05%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Data Security
3 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) ISMS
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) OSCP
4 1 (4.76%) GIAC
4 1 (4.76%) CEH
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) NetApp
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco