Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 152 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27 +69
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 317 239 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.54% 1.96% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.19% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 222 212 265
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +8.81%
10th Percentile £28,850 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,875 £82,250 £82,500
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 11,095 10,916 12,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.04% 89.33% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8,456 8,797 10,341
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 122 £50,000 -23.08% 13
Cambridgeshire +15 96 £43,500 -27.50% 9
Bedfordshire +47 52 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Suffolk +31 21 £44,500 +48.33% 4
Essex -18 21 £48,000 +11.63% 1
Norfolk - 5 £82,000 - 7
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 120 (37.85%) CISSP
2 109 (34.38%) Firewall
3 107 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 101 (31.86%) Cybersecurity
5 91 (28.71%) SIEM
6 88 (27.76%) Management Information System
7 66 (20.82%) Degree
8 64 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 64 (20.19%) Security Operations
9 60 (18.93%) GDPR
10 56 (17.67%) CISM
11 54 (17.03%) ITIL
11 54 (17.03%) Risk Management
11 54 (17.03%) Finance
12 51 (16.09%) Security Architecture
12 51 (16.09%) PCI DSS
13 49 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (14.83%) Retail
15 46 (14.51%) Network Security
16 44 (13.88%) Computer Science
17 39 (12.30%) Security Management
17 39 (12.30%) Splunk
17 39 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (11.67%) Data Protection
19 36 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
20 35 (11.04%) Windows
20 35 (11.04%) SSCP
20 35 (11.04%) SaaS
21 34 (10.73%) Data Centre
21 34 (10.73%) Security Operations Centre

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 6 (1.89%) IIS
2 3 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.04%) SaaS
2 33 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.05%) IaaS
5 15 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.73%) PaaS
6 8 (2.52%) GitHub
7 7 (2.21%) Office 365
8 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 109 (34.38%) Firewall
2 46 (14.51%) Network Security
3 19 (5.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (5.68%) Wireshark
5 16 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.42%) DNS
7 12 (3.79%) HTTP
7 12 (3.79%) VPN
8 11 (3.47%) DHCP
9 10 (3.15%) ICMP
9 10 (3.15%) SNMP
10 9 (2.84%) Internet
11 5 (1.58%) SAN
11 5 (1.58%) Wireless
12 3 (0.95%) MPLS
12 3 (0.95%) SMS
13 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.63%) SSL
13 2 (0.63%) VoIP
13 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.95%) GIS
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.32%) HBase
3 1 (0.32%) Impala
3 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.32%) Parquet
3 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.15%) JIRA
2 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.63%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (17.03%) Finance
2 47 (14.83%) Retail
3 15 (4.73%) Marketing
4 8 (2.52%) Legal
5 5 (1.58%) Local Government
5 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.26%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (24.92%) Analyst
2 54 (17.03%) Security Engineer
3 47 (14.83%) Security Analyst
4 43 (13.56%) Security Manager
5 31 (9.78%) Information Manager
6 29 (9.15%) Information Security Manager
7 25 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
8 24 (7.57%) Security Officer
9 22 (6.94%) Architect
10 21 (6.62%) Information Security Officer
11 20 (6.31%) Information Officer
12 18 (5.68%) Information Security Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) Operations Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) Security Operations Analyst
12 18 (5.68%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.10%) Head of Managed Services
14 12 (3.79%) Consultant
15 11 (3.47%) Information Analyst
15 11 (3.47%) Information Security Analyst
16 9 (2.84%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.47%) .NET
2 8 (2.52%) J2EE
3 5 (1.58%) Middleware
4 3 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) Kafka
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (27.76%) Management Information System
2 49 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (13.88%) Computer Science
4 34 (10.73%) Data Centre
4 34 (10.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 29 (9.15%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (5.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 12 (3.79%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.21%) Cyberattack
9 7 (2.21%) Java Card
10 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.89%) Fintech
11 5 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.58%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.26%) PKI
13 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.04%) Windows
2 19 (5.99%) Linux
3 15 (4.73%) Unix
4 14 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.10%) Solaris
6 10 (3.15%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.95%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.86%) Cybersecurity
2 91 (28.71%) SIEM
3 64 (20.19%) Security Operations
4 54 (17.03%) ITIL
4 54 (17.03%) Risk Management
5 51 (16.09%) Security Architecture
6 39 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (12.30%) Security Management
7 37 (11.67%) Data Protection
8 36 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (10.09%) ISMS
10 31 (9.78%) Service Delivery
10 31 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
11 30 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (9.15%) Information Security Management
13 28 (8.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (7.89%) Decision-Making
14 25 (7.89%) E-Commerce
15 22 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
15 22 (6.94%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.46%) Java
2 12 (3.79%) Python
2 12 (3.79%) SQL
3 9 (2.84%) C#
4 8 (2.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (37.85%) CISSP
2 66 (20.82%) Degree
3 56 (17.67%) CISM
4 35 (11.04%) SSCP
5 28 (8.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (7.89%) GSEC
8 23 (7.26%) GIAC
9 21 (6.62%) CEH
9 21 (6.62%) GCIH
9 21 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (5.99%) CSSLP
10 19 (5.99%) ISSAP
10 19 (5.99%) ISSEP
10 19 (5.99%) Security Cleared
11 18 (5.68%) CCNP
11 18 (5.68%) CISA
11 18 (5.68%) SANS
11 18 (5.68%) SC Cleared
12 17 (5.36%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (18.93%) GDPR
3 51 (16.09%) PCI DSS
4 18 (5.68%) ISO 9001
5 10 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (3.15%) SLA
6 8 (2.52%) COBIT
7 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (1.58%) QA
8 4 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.95%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.63%) RMADS
11 1 (0.32%) COSO
11 1 (0.32%) GPG13
11 1 (0.32%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.52%) vSphere
4 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) HDFS
5 1 (0.32%) Snort
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.68%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (2.21%) vCenter Server
3 6 (1.89%) Nagios
4 5 (1.58%) Nessus
5 4 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.26%) SCCM
5 4 (1.26%) SCOM
6 3 (0.95%) QRadar
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.32%) Ansible
8 1 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.32%) Oozie
8 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.30%) Splunk
3 27 (8.52%) VMware
4 23 (7.26%) Symantec
5 20 (6.31%) Cisco
6 16 (5.05%) Oracle
7 15 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.73%) Sophos
8 13 (4.10%) CheckPoint
8 13 (4.10%) Citrix
8 13 (4.10%) Micro Focus
9 9 (2.84%) LogRhythm
10 8 (2.52%) ArcSight
11 7 (2.21%) hybris
11 7 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.21%) SAP
12 5 (1.58%) Capita
12 5 (1.58%) Zscaler
13 2 (0.63%) EMC
13 2 (0.63%) Juniper