Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 152 175
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 -77
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 108 70 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.28% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.53% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 65
East Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,025 £27,563 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +9.09%

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 4,353 4,565 5,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.76% 90.32% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,456 3,796 4,611
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +32 50 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Derbyshire +5 23 £72,500 +52.63% 2
Leicestershire -1 17 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Northamptonshire 0 16 £47,500 +72.73% 3
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (25.93%) Risk Management
2 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 26 (24.07%) Firewall
3 23 (21.30%) Management Information System
3 23 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (20.37%) CISSP
4 22 (20.37%) Incident Management
4 22 (20.37%) SIEM
4 22 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (15.74%) Degree
6 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (14.81%) Retail
8 14 (12.96%) Security Architecture
8 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
9 13 (12.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
10 12 (11.11%) Service Management
10 12 (11.11%) Wireless
10 12 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.19%) COBIT
11 11 (10.19%) Network Security
11 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (9.26%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
12 10 (9.26%) Splunk
12 10 (9.26%) Active Directory

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 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.93%) IIS
1 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.63%) Office 365
4 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.93%) Route 53
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) Firewall
2 12 (11.11%) Wireless
3 11 (10.19%) Network Security
4 10 (9.26%) VPN
4 10 (9.26%) WAN
5 9 (8.33%) LAN
6 8 (7.41%) WLAN
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) Skype
7 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) DHCP
8 1 (0.93%) DNS
8 1 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.93%) IPsec
8 1 (0.93%) MPLS
8 1 (0.93%) NAS
8 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.85%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.85%) WiX
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Architect
2 22 (20.37%) Security Architect
3 18 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
4 16 (14.81%) IT Manager
5 15 (13.89%) Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Risk Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Information Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Security Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) IT Risk Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Head of Information Management
9 4 (3.70%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.93%) RESTful
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Management Information System
2 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.26%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (4.63%) Smart Energy
9 3 (2.78%) PKI
9 3 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.85%) Handset
11 1 (0.93%) CESG
11 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.93%) Life Science
11 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.93%) Replication
11 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.93%) User Experience
11 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Risk Management
2 23 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (20.37%) Incident Management
3 22 (20.37%) SIEM
3 22 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.96%) Security Architecture
6 13 (12.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (11.11%) Service Management
8 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 8 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (7.41%) Presales
10 8 (7.41%) Security Operations
10 8 (7.41%) Software Optimisation
10 8 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (7.41%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.93%) Ruby
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) CISSP
2 17 (15.74%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.33%) SSCP
4 8 (7.41%) CCDP
4 8 (7.41%) CCNP
4 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.41%) CISM
5 5 (4.63%) ISACA
6 3 (2.78%) CISA
7 2 (1.85%) CEH
7 2 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.85%) CRISC
7 2 (1.85%) GIAC
7 2 (1.85%) HND
7 2 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.93%) ECSA
8 1 (0.93%) GPEN
8 1 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.19%) COBIT
4 7 (6.48%) GDPR
5 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.85%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.85%) QA
8 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.93%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) RSA enVision
2 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.93%) Grafana
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Nmap
4 1 (0.93%) Packer
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Cisco
2 10 (9.26%) Splunk
3 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.41%) Forcepoint
3 8 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 8 (7.41%) Juniper
3 8 (7.41%) Tufin
4 7 (6.48%) ArcSight
5 6 (5.56%) Symantec
6 5 (4.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.85%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) CommVault
8 1 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) QNAP
8 1 (0.93%) Sophos