The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 92 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.38% 0.45% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.55% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 19
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% -38.62%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
809 915 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.39% 82.66% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 716 821 1192
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Information Security Salary Trend in West Sussex

Information Security
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Crawley -6 3 £35,000 -51.72%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (35.29%) COSO
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Communications Security
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) PKI
5 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) CESG
5 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) Military
5 2 (11.76%) Cryptography

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Auditor
2 6 (35.29%) IT Auditor
3 4 (23.53%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Officer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Auditor
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CESG
1 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Communications Security
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CISMP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) COSO
2 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft