Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 150 138
Rank change year-on-year +76 -12 +44
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 428 257 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.72% 2.12% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.35% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 226 213 233
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,375 £31,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,000 £78,500
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,387 10,926 12,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.31% 90.18% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,605 8,755 10,124
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,898 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the East of England

Information Security
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in the East of England.

Salary trend for Information Security in the East of England

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the East of England

Information Security
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Hertfordshire +63 212 £51,250 -14.58% 21
Cambridgeshire +59 115 £45,000 -25.00% 17
Bedfordshire +14 45 £55,000 -21.43% 6
Suffolk +38 35 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Essex +3 19 £48,000 -1.03% 1
Norfolk +17 2 - - 4
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 198 (46.26%) Cybersecurity
2 165 (38.55%) SIEM
3 157 (36.68%) CISSP
4 150 (35.05%) Firewall
5 114 (26.64%) Management Information System
6 113 (26.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 113 (26.40%) Security Operations
7 109 (25.47%) Retail
8 97 (22.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 89 (20.79%) Finance
10 87 (20.33%) Risk Management
11 86 (20.09%) CISM
12 81 (18.93%) Microsoft
12 81 (18.93%) Degree
13 78 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (17.99%) Network Security
15 71 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (15.89%) Security Architecture
17 67 (15.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 66 (15.42%) GDPR
19 62 (14.49%) Splunk
19 62 (14.49%) PCI DSS
20 59 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
21 56 (13.08%) Security Operations Centre
22 55 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
23 53 (12.38%) Computer Science
23 53 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
24 52 (12.15%) ITIL
25 50 (11.68%) SSCP
25 50 (11.68%) Security Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (1.64%) IIS
1 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.70%) Apache
3 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.14%) SaaS
4 11 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.10%) GitHub
6 8 (1.87%) Office 365
7 6 (1.40%) IaaS
8 4 (0.93%) PaaS
9 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 150 (35.05%) Firewall
2 77 (17.99%) Network Security
3 43 (10.05%) Wireshark
4 42 (9.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (8.41%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.61%) LAN
6 24 (5.61%) WAN
7 19 (4.44%) DNS
8 16 (3.74%) HTTP
9 15 (3.50%) VPN
9 15 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.04%) DHCP
11 11 (2.57%) Ethernet
11 11 (2.57%) ICMP
11 11 (2.57%) Internet
11 11 (2.57%) SNMP
12 9 (2.10%) OSPF
12 9 (2.10%) VoIP
13 5 (1.17%) SAN
13 5 (1.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.17%) GIS
2 4 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.47%) Big Data
3 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.47%) HBase
3 2 (0.47%) Impala
3 2 (0.47%) Parquet
3 2 (0.47%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.50%) JIRA
2 9 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.64%) Burp Suite
General
1 109 (25.47%) Retail
2 89 (20.79%) Finance
3 8 (1.87%) Legal
4 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.40%) Banking
5 6 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) Electronics
6 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (28.27%) Analyst
2 78 (18.22%) Security Engineer
3 60 (14.02%) Security Analyst
4 58 (13.55%) Security Manager
5 49 (11.45%) Information Security Engineer
6 43 (10.05%) SOC Analyst
7 41 (9.58%) Information Manager
8 39 (9.11%) Information Security Manager
9 30 (7.01%) Team Leader
10 23 (5.37%) Architect
10 23 (5.37%) SOC Engineer
11 21 (4.91%) Security Architect
11 21 (4.91%) SIEM Analyst
12 19 (4.44%) Information Officer
12 19 (4.44%) Information Security Officer
12 19 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
12 19 (4.44%) Security Officer
12 19 (4.44%) Security Operations Analyst
13 18 (4.21%) Consultant
14 16 (3.74%) Vulnerability Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.10%) .NET
2 6 (1.40%) ISPF
3 5 (1.17%) Web Services
4 3 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Avro
5 2 (0.47%) Kafka
6 1 (0.23%) HTML
6 1 (0.23%) Middleware
6 1 (0.23%) OAuth
6 1 (0.23%) REST
6 1 (0.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (26.64%) Management Information System
2 78 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (13.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 53 (12.38%) Computer Science
5 50 (11.68%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (8.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 31 (7.24%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (6.78%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.80%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.10%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (2.10%) Java Card
12 8 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.40%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.93%) Cyberattack
15 4 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.21%) Windows
2 36 (8.41%) Linux
3 22 (5.14%) Unix
4 14 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.57%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.93%) Solaris
8 3 (0.70%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.26%) Cybersecurity
2 165 (38.55%) SIEM
3 113 (26.40%) Security Operations
4 97 (22.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 87 (20.33%) Risk Management
6 71 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (15.89%) Security Architecture
8 67 (15.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 59 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 52 (12.15%) ITIL
12 50 (11.68%) Security Management
13 45 (10.51%) Analytics
14 42 (9.81%) Data Loss Prevention
15 38 (8.88%) Incident Management
16 37 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 36 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
18 35 (8.18%) Data Protection
19 34 (7.94%) Technical Analysis
19 34 (7.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.01%) Java
2 14 (3.27%) Python
3 6 (1.40%) JCL
3 6 (1.40%) REXX
4 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.70%) C
5 3 (0.70%) PHP
5 3 (0.70%) SQL
6 2 (0.47%) R
6 2 (0.47%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 157 (36.68%) CISSP
2 86 (20.09%) CISM
3 81 (18.93%) Degree
4 55 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (11.68%) SSCP
6 48 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (9.35%) CEH
8 38 (8.88%) CCNP
9 34 (7.94%) GSEC
10 33 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (7.48%) CISA
12 31 (7.24%) CCNA
12 31 (7.24%) ISSAP
13 30 (7.01%) CSSLP
13 30 (7.01%) ISSEP
14 28 (6.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 28 (6.54%) GCIH
14 28 (6.54%) SANS
15 26 (6.07%) GCWN
15 26 (6.07%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (26.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (15.42%) GDPR
3 62 (14.49%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.97%) COBIT
5 15 (3.50%) HIPAA
5 15 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (2.80%) SLA
7 10 (2.34%) ISO 22301
7 10 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.93%) QA
11 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.40%) RACF
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.70%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.47%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) Snort
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (8.41%) RSA Security Analytics
2 13 (3.04%) Stealthwatch
3 6 (1.40%) zSecure
4 5 (1.17%) SCCM
4 5 (1.17%) SCOM
5 4 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.70%) QRadar
7 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) Nessus
7 2 (0.47%) Oozie
7 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 81 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.49%) Splunk
3 48 (11.21%) Symantec
4 43 (10.05%) Cisco
5 35 (8.18%) VMware
6 26 (6.07%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.37%) CheckPoint
8 19 (4.44%) LogRhythm
9 16 (3.74%) Qualys
10 13 (3.04%) Sophos
11 10 (2.34%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.87%) Dell
12 8 (1.87%) LogLogic
12 8 (1.87%) Oracle
12 8 (1.87%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.40%) Citrix
13 6 (1.40%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.40%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.17%) IBM
14 5 (1.17%) Riverbed