Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 +50
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 47 36 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.78% 2.71% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 2.94% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 60
Bedfordshire median annual salary £63,750 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% +0.91% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,625 £70,000 £82,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 852 1,223 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 86.59% 92.16% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 717 900 1,381
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,375 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -7.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -2 26 £75,000 +19.05% 3
Dunstable - 9 £54,000 - 3
Bedford +7 5 £52,500 -4.55%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £75,000 -
Shefford - 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 28 (59.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (53.19%) Management Information System
3 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 19 (40.43%) CISSP
4 18 (38.30%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
6 15 (31.91%) Security Operations
7 14 (29.79%) SaaS
7 14 (29.79%) SIEM
7 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
8 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Firewall
11 10 (21.28%) GDPR
12 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
12 9 (19.15%) Marketing
12 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (17.02%) People Management
13 8 (17.02%) COBIT
13 8 (17.02%) Business Development
13 8 (17.02%) Qualys
13 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
13 8 (17.02%) Dell
13 8 (17.02%) Presales
13 8 (17.02%) LogLogic
13 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
14 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning

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 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) SaaS
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (12.77%) PaaS
5 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (8.51%) IaaS
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) IPsec
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon QuickSight
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.26%) HBase
1 2 (4.26%) Impala
1 2 (4.26%) Parquet
1 2 (4.26%) Sqoop
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Security Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Information Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Head of Managed Services
4 7 (14.89%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (14.89%) Information Specialist
4 7 (14.89%) Security Specialist
5 6 (12.77%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) IT Operations Manager
9 2 (4.26%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Operational Security Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Avro
1 2 (4.26%) Kafka
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.64%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Solaris
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 18 (38.30%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
4 15 (31.91%) Security Operations
5 14 (29.79%) SIEM
6 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
7 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.02%) Business Development
9 8 (17.02%) People Management
9 8 (17.02%) Presales
10 7 (14.89%) BCP
10 7 (14.89%) Change Management
10 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.89%) IT Audit
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 7 (14.89%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CISSP
2 7 (14.89%) CISA
2 7 (14.89%) CRISC
3 6 (12.77%) CISM
4 5 (10.64%) CISMP
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISACA
7 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (59.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (21.28%) GDPR
4 8 (17.02%) COBIT
5 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
6 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.26%) HDFS
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Dell
2 8 (17.02%) LogLogic
2 8 (17.02%) Qualys
2 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) Micro Focus
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Cognizant