Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 158 155
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 122 81 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.38% 1.45% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.62% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 104 65 70
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £28,725 £29,375 £29,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £100,000 £80,500
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 4,674 4,992 5,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.02% 89.19% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,892 4,027 4,666
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 July 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 21 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
Nottinghamshire +30 49 £54,007 -1.81% 8
Derbyshire +8 32 £70,000 +59.95% 2
Northamptonshire -8 22 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Leicestershire +8 14 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 34 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (26.23%) CISSP
4 27 (22.13%) ITIL
4 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
4 27 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (21.31%) SIEM
6 24 (19.67%) Degree
6 24 (19.67%) Firewall
6 24 (19.67%) Risk Management
7 19 (15.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (15.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (14.75%) CISM
9 16 (13.11%) COBIT
9 16 (13.11%) Data Protection
9 16 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 15 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (12.30%) Security Architecture
10 15 (12.30%) VPN
11 14 (11.48%) Network Security
11 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
11 14 (11.48%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (10.66%) GDPR
12 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
12 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (10.66%) Windows
13 12 (9.84%) CISA
13 12 (9.84%) Retail
13 12 (9.84%) IaaS
13 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.46%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) IaaS
2 9 (7.38%) SaaS
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.74%) Office 365
3 7 (5.74%) PaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.64%) GitHub
5 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.82%) Route 53
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) Firewall
2 15 (12.30%) VPN
3 14 (11.48%) Network Security
4 10 (8.20%) WAN
5 9 (7.38%) LAN
6 8 (6.56%) WLAN
7 5 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.28%) Skype
8 4 (3.28%) SSL
9 3 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.64%) DNS
10 2 (1.64%) Internet
10 2 (1.64%) MPLS
10 2 (1.64%) SAN
10 2 (1.64%) VoIP
11 1 (0.82%) DHCP
11 1 (0.82%) Intranet
11 1 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Retail
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Architect
3 19 (15.57%) Security Architect
4 17 (13.93%) Security Manager
5 16 (13.11%) Information Security Architect
6 14 (11.48%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) IT Manager
8 9 (7.38%) Information Manager
8 9 (7.38%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (7.38%) IT Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) IT Architect
8 9 (7.38%) IT Security Architect
8 9 (7.38%) IT Support
9 8 (6.56%) Information Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.74%) IT Security Manager
10 7 (5.74%) SOC Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.48%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (4.10%) Fintech
7 5 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.46%) Replication
8 3 (2.46%) User Experience
9 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) CESG
10 1 (0.82%) Life Science
10 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.74%) Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Unix
5 3 (2.46%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
1 27 (22.13%) ITIL
2 26 (21.31%) SIEM
3 24 (19.67%) Risk Management
4 19 (15.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (15.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (13.11%) Data Protection
6 15 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (12.30%) Security Architecture
7 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
8 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 11 (9.02%) Security Management
11 9 (7.38%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.38%) Service Management
12 8 (6.56%) IT Strategy
12 8 (6.56%) Presales
12 8 (6.56%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.82%) C
3 1 (0.82%) Python
3 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (26.23%) CISSP
2 24 (19.67%) Degree
3 18 (14.75%) CISM
4 12 (9.84%) CISA
5 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.56%) CCDP
6 8 (6.56%) CCNP
6 8 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.10%) SSCP
8 4 (3.28%) HND
8 4 (3.28%) MCP
9 3 (2.46%) CCNA
9 3 (2.46%) CISMP
10 2 (1.64%) CRISC
10 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.82%) GPEN
11 1 (0.82%) ISACA
11 1 (0.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (13.11%) COBIT
2 16 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 13 (10.66%) GDPR
3 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
4 9 (7.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (5.74%) SLA
6 5 (4.10%) ISO 22301
7 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
8 3 (2.46%) ISO 31000
9 2 (1.64%) GCP
9 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.46%) WSUS
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.64%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.82%) Grafana
3 1 (0.82%) Packer
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Cisco
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
2 8 (6.56%) Forcepoint
2 8 (6.56%) Fortinet
2 8 (6.56%) Juniper
2 8 (6.56%) Tufin
3 6 (4.92%) Symantec
4 5 (4.10%) Splunk
5 3 (2.46%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.64%) Capita
6 2 (1.64%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.64%) Remedy
6 2 (1.64%) Reuters
7 1 (0.82%) SAP