Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 142 170
Rank change year-on-year +78 +28 -32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 412 253 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.15% 2.08% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 2.29% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 182 169 180
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £56,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +24.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £29,690
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 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 8,947 11,027 11,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.21% 90.74% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,670 8,949 9,636
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +96 196 £63,000 +9.57% 9
Cambridgeshire +66 129 £36,000 -15.29% 15
Bedfordshire +3 44 £55,000 -14.73% 3
Suffolk +19 33 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Essex -3 9 £70,000 +38.61% 3
Norfolk 0 1 - -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 170 (41.26%) Cybersecurity
2 159 (38.59%) SIEM
3 158 (38.35%) Firewall
4 148 (35.92%) CISSP
5 131 (31.80%) Security Operations
6 130 (31.55%) Retail
7 107 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 105 (25.49%) Management Information System
9 100 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
9 100 (24.27%) Self-Motivation
10 93 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (22.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 92 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
11 92 (22.33%) Risk Management
12 84 (20.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 81 (19.66%) Degree
14 78 (18.93%) Wireshark
14 78 (18.93%) Symantec
15 76 (18.45%) Security Operations Centre
16 75 (18.20%) Splunk
17 72 (17.48%) Microsoft
18 71 (17.23%) Network Security
19 70 (16.99%) CCNA
20 67 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
20 67 (16.26%) Cisco
21 65 (15.78%) CISM
22 63 (15.29%) Security Management
22 63 (15.29%) Identity Access Management
22 63 (15.29%) Kalman Filter
23 62 (15.05%) CheckPoint

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 (1.70%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.70%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.21%) Apache
2 5 (1.21%) IIS
3 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.10%) SaaS
4 17 (4.13%) GitHub
5 15 (3.64%) Office 365
6 10 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.49%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (38.35%) Firewall
2 78 (18.93%) Wireshark
3 71 (17.23%) Network Security
4 61 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 51 (12.38%) LAN
6 47 (11.41%) WAN
7 39 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
8 35 (8.50%) Ethernet
8 35 (8.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 33 (8.01%) OSPF
10 30 (7.28%) DHCP
11 29 (7.04%) DNS
12 26 (6.31%) HTTP
13 22 (5.34%) ICMP
13 22 (5.34%) SNMP
14 14 (3.40%) VPN
15 10 (2.43%) VoIP
15 10 (2.43%) Wireless
16 9 (2.18%) Internet
17 7 (1.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.49%) GIS
2 2 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.24%) Power BI
3 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (8.74%) JIRA
2 17 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.94%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.73%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
General
1 130 (31.55%) Retail
2 55 (13.35%) Finance
3 19 (4.61%) Legal
4 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.49%) Back Office
6 2 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 143 (34.71%) Analyst
2 70 (16.99%) Security Engineer
3 66 (16.02%) Security Analyst
4 55 (13.35%) Security Manager
5 41 (9.95%) Information Manager
5 41 (9.95%) Information Security Manager
6 38 (9.22%) SOC Engineer
7 36 (8.74%) Information Security Engineer
8 35 (8.50%) Network Analyst
9 31 (7.52%) Network Security Analyst
10 30 (7.28%) SOC Analyst
11 28 (6.80%) Consultant
11 28 (6.80%) SIEM Engineer
12 24 (5.83%) Architect
13 23 (5.58%) Information Analyst
13 23 (5.58%) Security Architect
14 22 (5.34%) Information Security Analyst
15 19 (4.61%) Security Consultant
16 18 (4.37%) SIEM Analyst
17 16 (3.88%) Vulnerability Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.88%) .NET
2 14 (3.40%) OAuth
3 11 (2.67%) OAuth2
3 11 (2.67%) OpenID
3 11 (2.67%) XACML
4 7 (1.70%) J2EE
5 6 (1.46%) ISPF
6 5 (1.21%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.21%) Web Services
7 3 (0.73%) SAML
8 2 (0.49%) Middleware
9 1 (0.24%) DirectX
9 1 (0.24%) HTML
9 1 (0.24%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.24%) OpenGL ES
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.24%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 100 (24.27%) Self-Motivation
3 92 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (18.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 60 (14.56%) Cyberthreat
6 54 (13.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 25 (6.07%) Data Centre
8 24 (5.83%) Cyber Defence
9 11 (2.67%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.46%) Java Card
11 6 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.46%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.97%) CESG
13 4 (0.97%) Replication
13 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.65%) Linux
1 48 (11.65%) Windows
2 23 (5.58%) Unix
3 22 (5.34%) Mac OS X
4 10 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.94%) Kali Linux
6 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.97%) Android
7 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (41.26%) Cybersecurity
2 159 (38.59%) SIEM
3 131 (31.80%) Security Operations
4 93 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (22.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 92 (22.33%) Risk Management
6 84 (20.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 67 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (15.29%) Identity Access Management
8 63 (15.29%) Kalman Filter
8 63 (15.29%) Security Management
9 61 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 58 (14.08%) Web Filtering
11 57 (13.83%) Security Architecture
11 57 (13.83%) Threat Intelligence
12 56 (13.59%) Analytics
13 53 (12.86%) Incident Management
14 52 (12.62%) Data Loss Prevention
15 49 (11.89%) ITIL
16 47 (11.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.41%) Java
2 30 (7.28%) Python
3 11 (2.67%) SQL
4 9 (2.18%) C
5 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.70%) C#
5 7 (1.70%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.46%) JCL
6 6 (1.46%) REXX
6 6 (1.46%) Ruby
7 5 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.97%) Perl
9 3 (0.73%) C++
9 3 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.49%) R
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 148 (35.92%) CISSP
2 100 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (19.66%) Degree
4 70 (16.99%) CCNA
5 65 (15.78%) CISM
6 61 (14.81%) CCNP
7 54 (13.11%) GCIA
8 50 (12.14%) GCIH
9 49 (11.89%) SSCP
10 46 (11.17%) GSEC
11 43 (10.44%) CEH
12 36 (8.74%) SANS
13 31 (7.52%) CCSA
14 30 (7.28%) CISA
15 28 (6.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 28 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (6.55%) ISSAP
17 25 (6.07%) CCSP
18 24 (5.83%) GCFA
18 24 (5.83%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (13.83%) PCI DSS
3 49 (11.89%) GDPR
4 25 (6.07%) COBIT
5 20 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (4.13%) HIPAA
6 17 (4.13%) ISO 22301
7 13 (3.16%) SLA
8 6 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.24%) GPG13
12 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.46%) RACF
3 4 (0.97%) Firmware
3 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (13.35%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (11.41%) RSA Security Analytics
3 7 (1.70%) QRadar
4 6 (1.46%) zSecure
5 4 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.73%) SCCM
7 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.24%) EnCase
8 1 (0.24%) FTK
8 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 78 (18.93%) Symantec
2 75 (18.20%) Splunk
3 72 (17.48%) Microsoft
4 67 (16.26%) Cisco
5 62 (15.05%) CheckPoint
6 33 (8.01%) Palo Alto
6 33 (8.01%) Qualys
6 33 (8.01%) SolarWinds
7 31 (7.52%) VMware
8 23 (5.58%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.37%) LogRhythm
10 8 (1.94%) Oracle
11 7 (1.70%) IBM
12 6 (1.46%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.46%) TOWER Software
13 5 (1.21%) Apple
13 5 (1.21%) Dell
13 5 (1.21%) LogLogic
13 5 (1.21%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.97%) Riverbed