Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 186 96
Rank change year-on-year +31 -90 +36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 71 81 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.23% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.38% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 75 173
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £37,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £84,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +1.85%

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 4579 5863 6672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.52% 89.06% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 4640 5426
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +2 33 £53,750 -10.42% 1
Derbyshire +20 20 £47,500 -32.14%
Leicestershire +27 9 £42,500 -37.04%
Northamptonshire +15 6 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Lincolnshire +5 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 35 (49.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (40.85%) CISSP
3 24 (33.80%) Data Protection
4 22 (30.99%) Finance
5 21 (29.58%) Risk Management
6 20 (28.17%) GDPR
7 19 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (22.54%) Firewall
9 15 (21.13%) Management Information System
9 15 (21.13%) PCI DSS
10 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
11 12 (16.90%) CISM
11 12 (16.90%) ITIL
11 12 (16.90%) Windows
12 11 (15.49%) Business Continuity
12 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (14.08%) ISMS
13 10 (14.08%) CISA
14 9 (12.68%) Network Security
14 9 (12.68%) Marketing
15 8 (11.27%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (11.27%) CEH
16 7 (9.86%) Change Management
16 7 (9.86%) Computer Security
17 6 (8.45%) Information Governance
17 6 (8.45%) Degree
17 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (8.45%) Penetration Testing

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 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) Network Security
3 5 (7.04%) DHCP
3 5 (7.04%) DNS
3 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.04%) VPN
4 2 (2.82%) Intranet
4 2 (2.82%) SMS
5 1 (1.41%) Extranet
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) IPsec
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
5 1 (1.41%) PABX
5 1 (1.41%) SSH
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.41%) GIS
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) QlikView
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Law
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Data Protection Officer
1 14 (19.72%) Security Officer
2 11 (15.49%) Information Officer
2 11 (15.49%) Information Security Officer
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Information Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Information Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Security Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Head of Security
6 5 (7.04%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Compliance Officer
7 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.41%) CGI
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) RESTful
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.27%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.23%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.82%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Data Protection
2 21 (29.58%) Risk Management
3 19 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
5 12 (16.90%) ITIL
6 11 (15.49%) Business Continuity
7 10 (14.08%) ISMS
7 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) Computer Security
9 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.45%) Information Governance
9 6 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.04%) Security Management
11 4 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (5.63%) Computer Forensics
11 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Python
2 4 (5.63%) Ruby
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) CISSP
2 12 (16.90%) CISM
3 10 (14.08%) CISA
4 8 (11.27%) CEH
5 6 (8.45%) Degree
6 5 (7.04%) GIAC
6 5 (7.04%) SANS
7 4 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (5.63%) GCIH
7 4 (5.63%) OSCP
7 4 (5.63%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CISMP
8 2 (2.82%) ISEB
9 1 (1.41%) CCNA
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CRISC
9 1 (1.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.41%) MCSE
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (49.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (28.17%) GDPR
3 15 (21.13%) PCI DSS
4 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.82%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.82%) ISO 31000
7 1 (1.41%) COBIT
7 1 (1.41%) FISMA
7 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.41%) PMO
7 1 (1.41%) QA
7 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.23%) Snort
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Suricata
2 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.41%) Snorby
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) BT
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) FireEye
4 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.82%) Intel
4 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.82%) Sophos
4 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.82%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.41%) Nortel
5 1 (1.41%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.41%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.41%) Red Box
5 1 (1.41%) Siemens
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
5 1 (1.41%) Veeam