The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.67% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 426 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.85% 72.20% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 275 393 436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
East of England

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
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 31 July 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
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £48,750 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (56.25%) ISO 9001
2 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
3 17 (53.13%) Security Management
4 16 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (34.38%) Quality Management
6 9 (28.13%) ISO 14001
6 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (28.13%) Network Security
7 8 (25.00%) ISMS
7 8 (25.00%) Identity Management
8 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (21.88%) SIEM
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) QMS
10 3 (9.38%) LAN
10 3 (9.38%) WAN
10 3 (9.38%) VPN
11 2 (6.25%) COBIT
11 2 (6.25%) Data Security
11 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (3.13%) CCSE
12 1 (3.13%) SSH
12 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
12 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
12 1 (3.13%) PKI

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
1 9 (28.13%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) IKE
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) IPsec
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Compliance Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.13%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
2 17 (53.13%) Security Management
3 16 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (34.38%) Quality Management
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.00%) ISMS
6 8 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (21.88%) SIEM
8 3 (9.38%) QMS
9 2 (6.25%) Data Security
10 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (3.13%) Service Management
10 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.13%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCSE
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) CCSA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (56.25%) ISO 9001
3 9 (28.13%) ISO 14001
4 2 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
1 1 (3.13%) F5
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco
1 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint