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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.86% 1.81% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.26% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
316 443 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 73.66% 80.11% 72.93%
Number of salaries quoted 273 406 470
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Ipswich +15 8 £57,000 -26.45% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 11 (50.00%) Security Management
3 11 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 10 (45.45%) Information Security Management
5 8 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) SAN
9 4 (18.18%) UNIX
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
9 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
11 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
11 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
11 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) IKE
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) IPsec
6 1 (4.55%) SSH
6 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Compliance Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
1 4 (18.18%) XML
1 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 11 (50.00%) Security Management
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security Management
4 8 (36.36%) Quality Management
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) ISMS
8 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) APMP
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.55%) F5
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago