The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 12 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 8.93% 2.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 3.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 85.71% 88.89% 64.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 57
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Information Security
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Sussex

Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Information Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk