Period
to 26 April 2018

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 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 144 126
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 107 93 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.04% 1.60% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.78% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 96 83 96
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -2.27%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £34,625
90th Percentile £83,750 £84,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,741 5,220 5,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 90.41% 89.60% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,997 4,189 4,494
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,961
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +3.14%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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 6 months to 26 April 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
Nottinghamshire +12 38 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Derbyshire +12 25 £75,000 +76.47% 3
Northamptonshire -12 22 £44,500 -1.11% 5
Leicestershire +6 18 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 53 (49.53%) CISSP
2 50 (46.73%) ITIL
3 41 (38.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (35.51%) Finance
5 36 (33.64%) Firewall
6 33 (30.84%) Management Information System
7 29 (27.10%) CISM
8 27 (25.23%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (24.30%) Risk Management
10 25 (23.36%) Data Protection
11 21 (19.63%) SIEM
11 21 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 20 (18.69%) Network Security
12 20 (18.69%) Windows
13 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 19 (17.76%) CISA
13 19 (17.76%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (16.82%) COBIT
15 17 (15.89%) IaaS
16 16 (14.95%) PCI DSS
16 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
16 16 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (13.08%) GDPR
17 14 (13.08%) SaaS
17 14 (13.08%) Incident Management
17 14 (13.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 14 (13.08%) Security Management
18 13 (12.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
18 13 (12.15%) Degree

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 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) IaaS
2 14 (13.08%) SaaS
3 8 (7.48%) PaaS
4 7 (6.54%) Office 365
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Route 53
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.64%) Firewall
2 20 (18.69%) Network Security
3 10 (9.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (9.35%) VPN
4 8 (7.48%) SSL
5 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 4 (3.74%) Skype
6 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.87%) MPLS
7 2 (1.87%) SAN
7 2 (1.87%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.93%) DNS
8 1 (0.93%) NAS
8 1 (0.93%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Law
4 4 (3.74%) Legal
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Security Analyst
3 20 (18.69%) Security Manager
4 12 (11.21%) Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Information Security Specialist
4 12 (11.21%) Information Specialist
4 12 (11.21%) IT Manager
4 12 (11.21%) Security Specialist
5 11 (10.28%) Information Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) IT Security Manager
6 10 (9.35%) IT Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Information Manager
7 9 (8.41%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Compliance Officer
9 6 (5.61%) IT Architect
9 6 (5.61%) IT Security Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Information Security Officer
10 5 (4.67%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.28%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.74%) Fintech
4 4 (3.74%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.80%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.21%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) ITIL
2 27 (25.23%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (24.30%) Risk Management
4 25 (23.36%) Data Protection
5 21 (19.63%) SIEM
6 19 (17.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (13.08%) Incident Management
8 14 (13.08%) Security Management
8 14 (13.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (12.15%) IT Audit
9 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
9 13 (12.15%) Process Improvement
10 12 (11.21%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (11.21%) Patch Management
10 12 (11.21%) Remediation Plan
10 12 (11.21%) Web Filtering
11 11 (10.28%) Business Continuity
11 11 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (10.28%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.67%) Python
2 5 (4.67%) Ruby
3 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (49.53%) CISSP
2 29 (27.10%) CISM
3 19 (17.76%) CISA
4 13 (12.15%) Degree
5 8 (7.48%) SSCP
6 5 (4.67%) CEH
6 5 (4.67%) GIAC
6 5 (4.67%) SANS
7 4 (3.74%) GCIH
7 4 (3.74%) MCP
7 4 (3.74%) OSCP
8 3 (2.80%) CCNA
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.80%) CISMP
8 3 (2.80%) CRISC
8 3 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.87%) HND
10 1 (0.93%) MCSE
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.93%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (38.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 18 (16.82%) COBIT
4 16 (14.95%) PCI DSS
5 14 (13.08%) GDPR
6 13 (12.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (11.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (10.28%) ISO 9001
9 9 (8.41%) ISO 22301
10 6 (5.61%) SLA
11 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (1.87%) ISO 31000
11 2 (1.87%) QA
12 1 (0.93%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Snort
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.80%) WSUS
2 2 (1.87%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.87%) Suricata
2 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.93%) Grafana
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Packer
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Reuters
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco
3 3 (2.80%) Splunk
4 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.87%) FireEye
4 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.87%) Intel
4 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.87%) Remedy
4 2 (1.87%) Sophos
4 2 (1.87%) TippingPoint
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Capita
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec