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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.10% 3.35% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 4.03% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 15
Median salary £35,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.55% -2.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
480 546 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 88.07% 83.23% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 449 495 365
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk 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 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Ipswich +12 5 £34,000 -30.61% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) IT Audit
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Windows

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Governance Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
4 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISMP
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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