Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 95 126
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 75 121 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.09% 3.02% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.30% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 103
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,750 £40,710 £30,500
90th Percentile £71,125 £82,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 2,232 3,672 4,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.81% 91.78% 92.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,799 2,671 3,909
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,660 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +20 31 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Leicestershire +31 21 £52,500 +15.30%
Derbyshire +14 12 £57,000 -12.31%
Northamptonshire -2 10 £52,000 -3.70% 1
Lincolnshire -3 1 £45,000 -23.40%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (30.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) GDPR
4 19 (25.33%) Data Protection
5 18 (24.00%) Legal
6 16 (21.33%) CISSP
7 14 (18.67%) CISM
7 14 (18.67%) Back Office
7 14 (18.67%) Information Management
7 14 (18.67%) Data Science
7 14 (18.67%) Police
7 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.67%) DV Cleared
7 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (18.67%) SIEM
8 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
8 13 (17.33%) Firewall
9 10 (13.33%) Security Operations
10 9 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (10.67%) OSCP
11 8 (10.67%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (10.67%) CHECK Team Member
11 8 (10.67%) CREST Certified
11 8 (10.67%) ECSA
11 8 (10.67%) Tigerscheme
11 8 (10.67%) NIST

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 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Azure
2 4 (5.33%) AWS
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
3 3 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Loggly
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Slack
5 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) VPN
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) LAN
3 3 (4.00%) Network Security
3 3 (4.00%) Wireless
4 2 (2.67%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
4 2 (2.67%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.67%) VoIP
4 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.33%) BGP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) GitLab
2 1 (1.33%) AppVeyor
2 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.33%) Snyk
2 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (24.00%) Legal
2 14 (18.67%) Back Office
2 14 (18.67%) Police
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.67%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Data Manager
3 9 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Risk Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (9.33%) Information Specialist
5 7 (9.33%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Head of Information
7 4 (5.33%) Head of Information Security
7 4 (5.33%) Head of Security
7 4 (5.33%) Monitoring Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Security Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) COM
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) Sass
3 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) CCTV
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
1 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Data Protection
4 14 (18.67%) Data Science
4 14 (18.67%) Information Management
4 14 (18.67%) SIEM
5 10 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 8 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (9.33%) Information Assurance
7 7 (9.33%) Machine Learning
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.00%) ISMS
8 6 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (2.67%) Perl
2 2 (2.67%) PHP
2 2 (2.67%) Python
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) CISSP
2 14 (18.67%) CISM
2 14 (18.67%) DV Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.67%) CHECK Team Leader
4 8 (10.67%) CHECK Team Member
4 8 (10.67%) CREST Certified
4 8 (10.67%) ECSA
4 8 (10.67%) OSCP
4 8 (10.67%) Tigerscheme
5 6 (8.00%) CCNP
6 5 (6.67%) Cyber Scheme
7 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (5.33%) Degree
8 3 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (28.00%) GDPR
3 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
4 9 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (10.67%) NIST
6 3 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Fluentd
1 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CME
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco
1 4 (5.33%) Juniper
2 2 (2.67%) F5
2 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (2.67%) Percona
2 2 (2.67%) Splunk
3 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Remedy
3 1 (1.33%) Sage
3 1 (1.33%) SAP