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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 42 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.50% 3.67% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 4.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £35,000 £77,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.83% +115.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
399 373 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.72% 80.56% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 319 286 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 February 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 +10 5 - -
Ipswich -14 1 £32,500 -58.06%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) Data Security
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) NAS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Information Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Architect
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) ISMS
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp