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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 1.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
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
43 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 78.18% 90.32% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 27
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BS7799
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS7799
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory