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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.86% 1.89% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.04% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
34 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.14% 92.45% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 34
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) GCFA
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) EnCE
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) GREM
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) EnCase

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) EnCE
1 1 (50.00%) GCFA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GREM
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EnCase