Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 92 151
Rank change year-on-year +15 +59 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 265 388 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.53% 3.20% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.53% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 189 224 220
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £36,500 £30,200 £32,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 6,672 10,988 11,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.96% 90.72% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,069 8,243 8,987
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +27 151 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Bedfordshire +2 47 £72,000 +25.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 45 £60,000 +33.33% 12
Essex +23 12 £42,250 -11.98% 4
Suffolk +6 9 £53,750 -23.21% 2
Norfolk +10 1 £27,500 - 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 141 (53.21%) CISSP
2 91 (34.34%) ITIL
3 89 (33.58%) SIEM
4 87 (32.83%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (32.83%) Management Information System
5 74 (27.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (27.17%) CISM
7 65 (24.53%) Penetration Testing
8 53 (20.00%) CEH
8 53 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 53 (20.00%) Security Architecture
9 52 (19.62%) Security Management
10 51 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
11 50 (18.87%) Windows
12 47 (17.74%) PCI DSS
12 47 (17.74%) Firewall
13 46 (17.36%) Risk Management
14 40 (15.09%) Degree
14 40 (15.09%) TOGAF
15 39 (14.72%) Security Operations
16 37 (13.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 37 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (13.58%) Java
18 35 (13.21%) SaaS
18 35 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
19 33 (12.45%) NIST
19 33 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
20 32 (12.08%) Linux
21 31 (11.70%) Information 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 3 (1.13%) CMS
1 3 (1.13%) concrete5
1 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.13%) Adobe XD
1 3 (1.13%) InDesign
1 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.13%) Sketch
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.21%) SaaS
3 18 (6.79%) Office 365
4 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.02%) IaaS
5 8 (3.02%) PaaS
6 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.74%) Firewall
2 17 (6.42%) Network Security
3 13 (4.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.26%) DHCP
4 6 (2.26%) DNS
5 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.51%) Intranet
6 4 (1.51%) LAN
6 4 (1.51%) WAN
7 3 (1.13%) HTTP
7 3 (1.13%) ICMP
7 3 (1.13%) SNMP
7 3 (1.13%) VPN
7 3 (1.13%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.75%) VLAN
9 1 (0.38%) DKIM
9 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.02%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.51%) GIS
5 3 (1.13%) Big Data
6 2 (0.75%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) HBase
7 1 (0.38%) Impala
7 1 (0.38%) Parquet
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.64%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Hudson
3 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (8.68%) Finance
2 20 (7.55%) Retail
3 17 (6.42%) Legal
4 9 (3.40%) Marketing
5 5 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.51%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.51%) Military
7 3 (1.13%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (18.49%) Security Engineer
2 46 (17.36%) Analyst
3 39 (14.72%) Architect
4 38 (14.34%) Security Analyst
5 33 (12.45%) Security Architect
6 31 (11.70%) Security Manager
7 21 (7.92%) Security Officer
8 20 (7.55%) Information Manager
8 20 (7.55%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (7.17%) Consultant
10 18 (6.79%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.79%) Information Officer
10 18 (6.79%) Information Security Analyst
10 18 (6.79%) Information Security Officer
11 15 (5.66%) Security Consultant
12 14 (5.28%) Applications Engineer
12 14 (5.28%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 12 (4.53%) Senior Security Engineer
14 11 (4.15%) IT Engineer
14 11 (4.15%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) OAuth
1 5 (1.89%) OAuth2
1 5 (1.89%) OpenID
1 5 (1.89%) XACML
2 3 (1.13%) CSS
2 3 (1.13%) CSS3
2 3 (1.13%) HTML
2 3 (1.13%) HTML5
2 3 (1.13%) jQuery
2 3 (1.13%) Sass
3 2 (0.75%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) J2EE
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Avro
4 1 (0.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 87 (32.83%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.02%) CESG
3 8 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.64%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.51%) Cyberattack
6 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.13%) User Experience
8 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
8 2 (0.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.87%) Windows
2 32 (12.08%) Linux
3 9 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.34%) ITIL
2 89 (33.58%) SIEM
3 87 (32.83%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (24.53%) Penetration Testing
5 53 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 53 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 52 (19.62%) Security Management
7 46 (17.36%) Risk Management
8 40 (15.09%) TOGAF
9 39 (14.72%) Security Operations
10 37 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (13.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 35 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (11.70%) Information Security Management
13 29 (10.94%) Data Protection
13 29 (10.94%) Secure Coding
14 28 (10.57%) Incident Management
14 28 (10.57%) Web Filtering
15 27 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (9.06%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.58%) Java
2 18 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.42%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.53%) Python
4 12 (4.53%) SQL
5 11 (4.15%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.02%) C
7 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 141 (53.21%) CISSP
2 72 (27.17%) CISM
3 53 (20.00%) CEH
4 40 (15.09%) Degree
5 33 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (11.32%) ISSAP
7 27 (10.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 23 (8.68%) CISA
9 22 (8.30%) CRISC
10 20 (7.55%) CCSP
11 18 (6.79%) CSSLP
12 17 (6.42%) Security Cleared
12 17 (6.42%) TOGAF Certification
13 13 (4.91%) SC Cleared
14 11 (4.15%) OSCP
15 10 (3.77%) GCIH
15 10 (3.77%) GIAC
16 8 (3.02%) ISACA
17 7 (2.64%) CESG Certified Professional
17 7 (2.64%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (27.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (17.74%) PCI DSS
3 33 (12.45%) NIST
4 27 (10.19%) GDPR
5 23 (8.68%) COBIT
6 20 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (2.26%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.13%) JSP 440
8 3 (1.13%) QA
9 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.38%) PMO
10 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.38%) HDFS
3 1 (0.38%) KVM
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Nmap
1 3 (1.13%) WSUS
2 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) CASB
3 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Oozie
3 1 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Terraform
3 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.17%) Qualys
2 19 (7.17%) Veracode
3 15 (5.66%) Cisco
4 14 (5.28%) VMware
5 9 (3.40%) Oracle
6 6 (2.26%) Juniper
7 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.51%) Splunk
9 3 (1.13%) Adobe
9 3 (1.13%) hybris
9 3 (1.13%) SAP
9 3 (1.13%) SonicWALL
10 2 (0.75%) Axiomatics
10 2 (0.75%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (0.75%) HP
10 2 (0.75%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.75%) Sophos
10 2 (0.75%) Twobo