Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 48 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +38 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.36% 4.65% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 5.08% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 28
Bedfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £64,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +25.85% -2.38%
10th Percentile £35,868 £48,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £79,875
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.73% +22.22% -8.16%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 892 1,023 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.14% 91.50% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 739 832 1,323
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £70,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -21 15 £55,000 - 2
Dunstable - 11 £54,000 -
Bedford -2 2 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Shefford - 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 19 (55.88%) Management Information System
2 16 (47.06%) Security Operations
3 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
3 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 13 (38.24%) CISSP
5 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
5 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
7 9 (26.47%) COBIT
7 9 (26.47%) SIEM
8 8 (23.53%) LogLogic
8 8 (23.53%) Qualys
8 8 (23.53%) TIBCO
8 8 (23.53%) Dell
9 7 (20.59%) CISA
9 7 (20.59%) CRISC
9 7 (20.59%) IT Audit
10 6 (17.65%) Security Management
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (11.76%) Analytics
12 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) IPsec
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon QuickSight
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.88%) HBase
1 2 (5.88%) Impala
1 2 (5.88%) Parquet
1 2 (5.88%) Sqoop
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Information Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Information Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Security Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Information Manager
7 4 (11.76%) Identity Management Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Support Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Architect
9 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 2 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
9 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Avro
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Security Operations
2 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
4 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
5 9 (26.47%) SIEM
6 7 (20.59%) IT Audit
7 6 (17.65%) Security Management
8 4 (11.76%) Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.88%) CRM
10 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CISSP
2 7 (20.59%) CISA
2 7 (20.59%) CRISC
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) ISACA
5 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 9 (26.47%) COBIT
4 3 (8.82%) GDPR
5 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
1 2 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Dell
1 8 (23.53%) LogLogic
1 8 (23.53%) Qualys
1 8 (23.53%) TIBCO
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Cognizant