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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 90 73 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.11% 1.19% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.56% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 9
Average salary £33,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £74,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 836 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 81.45% 76.49% 82.19%
Number of salaries quoted 828 749 1057
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram 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 22 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
Crawley -1 7 £35,000 -53.02%
Worthing - 3 £18,000 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (30.43%) CISSP
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Communications Security
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Lync
4 4 (17.39%) Intranet
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Electronics
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 4 (17.39%) Military
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) COSO
5 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.70%) PKI
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Northgate

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (17.39%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Military
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Auditor
4 4 (17.39%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) IT Auditor
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Auditor
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Communications Security
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Information Management
2 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Security Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CISMP
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
1 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) COSO
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Northgate
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix