The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 134 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 40 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.10% 1.22% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.38% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 64
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £33,762
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2319 2907 3275
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.07% 88.60% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2323 2726
Median salary £44,317 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +16 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £62,500 +6.38%
Leicestershire +13 3 £30,250 -45.00% 2
Northamptonshire +3 3 £33,750 -15.62%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 34 (39.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (36.78%) CISSP
3 29 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 27 (31.03%) PCI DSS
5 24 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (26.44%) Data Protection
7 20 (22.99%) Business Continuity
8 18 (20.69%) Change Management
9 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (18.39%) SIEM
10 14 (16.09%) CompTIA Security+
10 14 (16.09%) Security+ Certification
11 13 (14.94%) CISM
12 12 (13.79%) CISA
12 12 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.64%) Firewall
13 11 (12.64%) B2B
14 10 (11.49%) Degree
14 10 (11.49%) Finance
14 10 (11.49%) Security Management
14 10 (11.49%) People Management
14 10 (11.49%) ISMS
15 9 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
15 9 (10.34%) Cisco
15 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
15 9 (10.34%) ITIL
16 8 (9.20%) CEH
16 8 (9.20%) Legal
16 8 (9.20%) Information Security Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) VLAN
3 6 (6.90%) LAN
3 6 (6.90%) WAN
4 5 (5.75%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) SSH
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Legal
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Back Office
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Analyst
1 25 (28.74%) Security Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Information Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Security Specialist
4 9 (10.34%) Information Security Specialist
4 9 (10.34%) Information Specialist
5 7 (8.05%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (8.05%) Security Officer
6 5 (5.75%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Officer
7 4 (4.60%) Head of IT
7 4 (4.60%) Head of Security
7 4 (4.60%) Information Officer
7 4 (4.60%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) LAMP
1 1 (1.15%) Laravel
1 1 (1.15%) Symfony
1 1 (1.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) CESG
3 5 (5.75%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.60%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.45%) Life Science
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 24 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (26.44%) Data Protection
4 20 (22.99%) Business Continuity
5 18 (20.69%) Change Management
6 16 (18.39%) SIEM
6 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (12.64%) B2B
9 10 (11.49%) ISMS
9 10 (11.49%) People Management
9 10 (11.49%) Security Management
10 9 (10.34%) ITIL
10 9 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (9.20%) BCP
11 8 (9.20%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (9.20%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.20%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
12 7 (8.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) CISSP
2 14 (16.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 14 (16.09%) Security+ Certification
3 13 (14.94%) CISM
4 12 (13.79%) CISA
5 10 (11.49%) Degree
6 8 (9.20%) CEH
7 7 (8.05%) CCNA
7 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.75%) CCNP
9 1 (1.15%) CISMP
9 1 (1.15%) GPEN
9 1 (1.15%) IISP
9 1 (1.15%) ISEB
9 1 (1.15%) MCSE
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (31.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.20%) GDPR
3 8 (9.20%) QA
4 7 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (5.75%) PMO
6 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) Snort
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Cisco
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) NetApp
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) Juniper
5 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec
5 1 (1.15%) Veeam
5 1 (1.15%) Zend
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