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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 141 144 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.29% 2.11% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.41% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 123 111 90
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,750 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £65,700
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5428 5968 7019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.05% 87.58% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18808 19638 23180
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 62 £64,500 +22.85% 13
Bedfordshire +27 29 £53,000 -11.66% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 29 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Essex +3 17 £55,000 +4.76%
Norfolk -13 3 £32,500 +3.17% 3
East Anglia - 1 £85,000 -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 99 (38.22%) CISSP
2 90 (34.75%) CISM
2 90 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (25.10%) Security Management
4 64 (24.71%) Risk Management
4 64 (24.71%) ITIL
5 60 (23.17%) CISA
6 56 (21.62%) Information Security Management
7 53 (20.46%) Data Protection
8 50 (19.31%) Microsoft
9 48 (18.53%) Management Information System
10 46 (17.76%) Service Delivery
11 43 (16.60%) Windows
12 42 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
13 39 (15.06%) PCI DSS
13 39 (15.06%) Firewall
13 39 (15.06%) Data Protection Act
14 38 (14.67%) Finance
15 35 (13.51%) Active Directory
16 31 (11.97%) Linux
16 31 (11.97%) SIEM
17 30 (11.58%) Legal
18 29 (11.20%) Risk Analysis
19 28 (10.81%) Security Cleared
20 27 (10.42%) Security Architecture
21 26 (10.04%) Change Management
22 25 (9.65%) SC Cleared
22 25 (9.65%) Windows Server
23 23 (8.88%) Security Operations
23 23 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement

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 9 (3.47%) IIS
1 9 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.16%) WordPress
4 2 (0.77%) Apache
4 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.06%) Firewall
2 22 (8.49%) Network Security
3 16 (6.18%) LAN
3 16 (6.18%) WAN
4 11 (4.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.70%) DNS
6 7 (2.70%) VoIP
7 6 (2.32%) DHCP
7 6 (2.32%) SAN
7 6 (2.32%) VPN
8 5 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.54%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.54%) VLAN
10 3 (1.16%) LDAP
11 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.77%) NAS
11 2 (0.77%) Skype
12 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.47%) MySQL
4 6 (2.32%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.32%) TeamCity
1 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (14.67%) Finance
2 30 (11.58%) Legal
3 6 (2.32%) Retail
4 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.16%) Publishing
6 2 (0.77%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (30.50%) Analyst
2 62 (23.94%) Security Analyst
3 51 (19.69%) Information Analyst
3 51 (19.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 33 (12.74%) Architect
4 33 (12.74%) Security Manager
5 25 (9.65%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 22 (8.49%) Security Engineer
7 21 (8.11%) Consultant
8 19 (7.34%) Information Manager
8 19 (7.34%) Information Security Manager
9 18 (6.95%) Security Architect
10 14 (5.41%) IT Manager
10 14 (5.41%) Security Consultant
11 13 (5.02%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (5.02%) IT Engineer
12 12 (4.63%) SIEM Analyst
13 11 (4.25%) Incident Analyst
13 11 (4.25%) IT Security Engineer
14 10 (3.86%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.63%) .NET
1 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (3.86%) Web Services
3 9 (3.47%) CSS
3 9 (3.47%) HTML
4 7 (2.70%) HTML5
4 7 (2.70%) jQuery
5 3 (1.16%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.16%) CSS3
6 2 (0.77%) Laravel
7 1 (0.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.53%) Management Information System
2 39 (15.06%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.09%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.09%) User Experience
5 7 (2.70%) CESG
6 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
10 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.60%) Windows
2 31 (11.97%) Linux
3 25 (9.65%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.47%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.16%) Unix
8 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.10%) Security Management
2 64 (24.71%) ITIL
2 64 (24.71%) Risk Management
3 56 (21.62%) Information Security Management
4 53 (20.46%) Data Protection
5 46 (17.76%) Service Delivery
6 42 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (11.97%) SIEM
8 29 (11.20%) Risk Analysis
9 27 (10.42%) Security Architecture
10 26 (10.04%) Change Management
11 23 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (8.88%) Security Operations
12 22 (8.49%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (7.72%) Business Continuity
15 18 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
16 17 (6.56%) Problem Management
16 17 (6.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.34%) SQL
2 12 (4.63%) C
2 12 (4.63%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.86%) C#
4 9 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.70%) Perl
6 4 (1.54%) Java
6 4 (1.54%) VBScript
7 3 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (38.22%) CISSP
2 90 (34.75%) CISM
3 60 (23.17%) CISA
4 28 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 25 (9.65%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.88%) CRISC
7 22 (8.49%) Degree
8 21 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
9 18 (6.95%) CEH
10 12 (4.63%) MCP
10 12 (4.63%) SANS
11 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.70%) CGEIT
12 7 (2.70%) GIAC
12 7 (2.70%) SSCP
13 6 (2.32%) MCITP
13 6 (2.32%) MCTS
14 5 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (15.06%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 19 (7.34%) GDPR
5 14 (5.41%) COBIT
6 12 (4.63%) ISO 9001
6 12 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 11 (4.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (3.86%) Data Quality
9 6 (2.32%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (1.54%) SLA
11 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.39%) PMO
12 1 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) Nessus
2 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.18%) Cisco
3 12 (4.63%) VMware
4 11 (4.25%) Computacenter
4 11 (4.25%) Forcepoint
4 11 (4.25%) LogRhythm
5 10 (3.86%) AlienVault
5 10 (3.86%) LogLogic
6 9 (3.47%) Apple
7 7 (2.70%) Citrix
7 7 (2.70%) NetWitness
8 6 (2.32%) Oracle
8 6 (2.32%) Symantec
9 4 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.54%) HP
9 4 (1.54%) Qualys
9 4 (1.54%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.16%) Juniper
10 3 (1.16%) McAfee
11 2 (0.77%) Avaya
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + annual bonus + a range of great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 26 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Bonus + Car
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago