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

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 160 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 -51 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 88 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.34% 1.45% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.63% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 133
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,800 £37,500 £38,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,618 5,401 6,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.60% 89.05% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,873 4,323 4,879
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
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 23 January 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 January 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 +1 34 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Leicestershire +15 13 £45,000 -31.56% 1
Derbyshire +2 13 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Northamptonshire +6 9 £44,500 +6.59% 13
Lincolnshire -6 1 £50,000 +66.67%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (58.57%) CISSP
2 38 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (41.43%) ITIL
4 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
5 24 (34.29%) Management Information System
6 23 (32.86%) Finance
6 23 (32.86%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (31.43%) Firewall
8 21 (30.00%) CISM
9 20 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 20 (28.57%) GDPR
10 17 (24.29%) Network Security
11 14 (20.00%) CISA
12 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.57%) Incident Management
12 13 (18.57%) PCI DSS
12 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (17.14%) ISMS
14 11 (15.71%) Security Management
14 11 (15.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 10 (14.29%) Information Security Management
15 10 (14.29%) Windows
16 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
16 9 (12.86%) SIEM
17 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
17 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
17 8 (11.43%) Patch Management
17 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
17 8 (11.43%) Remediation Plan
17 8 (11.43%) IT Audit

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 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) IaaS
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) Firewall
2 17 (24.29%) Network Security
3 6 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 4 (5.71%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) Intranet
7 1 (1.43%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
7 1 (1.43%) Extranet
7 1 (1.43%) PABX
7 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.43%) GIS
1 1 (1.43%) QlikView
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Information Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Security Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Security Manager
2 12 (17.14%) Security Specialist
3 10 (14.29%) Data Protection Officer
4 9 (12.86%) Information Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Information Officer
5 7 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 6 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (5.71%) CISSP Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Compliance Officer
8 4 (5.71%) Head of Security
9 3 (4.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.43%) CGI
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) RESTful
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Unix
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) ITIL
2 27 (38.57%) Data Protection
3 23 (32.86%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 13 (18.57%) Incident Management
6 12 (17.14%) ISMS
7 11 (15.71%) Security Management
7 11 (15.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (14.29%) Information Security Management
9 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
9 9 (12.86%) SIEM
10 8 (11.43%) IT Audit
10 8 (11.43%) Patch Management
10 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
10 8 (11.43%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (10.00%) Web Filtering
12 6 (8.57%) Compliance Audit
12 6 (8.57%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Python
1 4 (5.71%) Ruby
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (58.57%) CISSP
2 21 (30.00%) CISM
3 14 (20.00%) CISA
4 6 (8.57%) CEH
4 6 (8.57%) GIAC
4 6 (8.57%) SANS
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) GCIH
5 4 (5.71%) OSCP
5 4 (5.71%) SSCP
6 3 (4.29%) CRISC
7 2 (2.86%) CISMP
7 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (28.57%) GDPR
3 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 13 (18.57%) PCI DSS
4 8 (11.43%) ISO 9001
5 6 (8.57%) COBIT
5 6 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (7.14%) ISO 22301
7 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.43%) FISMA
8 1 (1.43%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.43%) PMO
8 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Snort
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Suricata
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Reuters
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) BT
4 2 (2.86%) Capita
4 2 (2.86%) FireEye
4 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.86%) Intel
4 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.86%) Sophos
4 2 (2.86%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.86%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.43%) Nortel
5 1 (1.43%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.43%) Red Box
5 1 (1.43%) Siemens
5 1 (1.43%) VMware