Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 133 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -51 +63
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 52 48 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.80% 1.55% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.82% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 145
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.22% -16.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £81,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2464 2644 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.38% 85.51% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 2226 3018
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Milton Keynes +19 36 £52,500 +31.25% 5
High Wycombe +16 5 £37,500 -42.31%
Amersham -2 2 £55,000 -
Marlow -20 1 £75,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £75,000 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 27 (51.92%) CISM
2 25 (48.08%) CISSP
3 24 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
5 13 (25.00%) Finance
5 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (19.23%) Data Security
6 10 (19.23%) SIEM
7 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL
8 8 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (13.46%) Degree
9 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (11.54%) Network Security
10 6 (11.54%) Metasploit
10 6 (11.54%) CISA
10 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.54%) Security Patching
10 6 (11.54%) Burp Suite
10 6 (11.54%) Kali Linux
10 6 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
12 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
12 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.69%) Firewall

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Network Security
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Burp Suite
1 6 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
1 16 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 15 (28.85%) Security Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (19.23%) IT Manager
5 9 (17.31%) IT Security Manager
6 8 (15.38%) CISSP Manager
6 8 (15.38%) Consultant
7 7 (13.46%) Security Consultant
8 6 (11.54%) IT Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Graduate
10 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) REST
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
1 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.92%) BYOD
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Kali Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 10 (19.23%) Data Security
3 10 (19.23%) SIEM
4 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
4 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (11.54%) Security Patching
7 6 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (5.77%) Cyber Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) CISM
2 25 (48.08%) CISSP
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 6 (11.54%) CISA
5 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.69%) GIAC
6 4 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (5.77%) CRISC
7 3 (5.77%) SANS
7 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (3.85%) CEH
8 2 (3.85%) GCIH
8 2 (3.85%) OSCP
9 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.92%) IISP
9 1 (1.92%) ISACA
9 1 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (1.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.77%) GDPR
4 3 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.92%) COBIT
5 1 (1.92%) COSO
5 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) Suricata
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Apple
1 2 (3.85%) Axway
1 2 (3.85%) IBM
1 2 (3.85%) Samsung
1 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.92%) BT
2 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Darktrace
2 1 (1.92%) FireEye
2 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Huawei
2 1 (1.92%) Intel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) NEC
2 1 (1.92%) Nokia
2 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
2 1 (1.92%) Sophos