Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 64 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 +47 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 36 64 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.73% 3.69% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.99% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 21
Bedfordshire median annual salary £63,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,550 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.80% +6.42% -5.00%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1206 1605 1987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 91.36% 92.56% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1361 1595
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +15 30 £70,000 +3.70%
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (50.00%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) CISSP
3 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
4 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 11 (30.56%) ISMS
5 11 (30.56%) GDPR
5 11 (30.56%) C
5 11 (30.56%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (27.78%) CISM
6 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) DRM
7 9 (25.00%) Forcepoint
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 9 (25.00%) Apple
7 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.00%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (25.00%) Data Protection

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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Compliance Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Information Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Information Risk Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Information Security Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Risk Manager
1 11 (30.56%) Security Manager
2 9 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Information Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
1 9 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
1 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (50.00%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
4 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 11 (30.56%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (30.56%) ISMS
6 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (25.00%) DRM
7 9 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 9 (25.00%) SIEM
7 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (19.44%) Information Security Governance
9 6 (16.67%) IT Audit
10 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CISSP
2 10 (27.78%) CISM
3 7 (19.44%) CISA
4 6 (16.67%) CRISC
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 11 (30.56%) GDPR
3 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (16.67%) COBIT
6 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Apple
1 9 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (5.56%) Avaya
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
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