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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 117 173
Rank change year-on-year -12 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 121 179 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.96% 2.40% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.74% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 91 140 78
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £46,575
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 5384 6538 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.81% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5189 5107
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +14 59 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Essex +37 36 £42,750 -18.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Bedfordshire -27 5 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 82 (39.05%) CISSP
2 75 (35.71%) CISM
3 74 (35.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (29.05%) Security Management
5 56 (26.67%) Information Security Management
6 51 (24.29%) Risk Management
7 49 (23.33%) Management Information System
8 46 (21.90%) Service Delivery
9 45 (21.43%) ITIL
10 42 (20.00%) CISA
11 30 (14.29%) CEH
12 29 (13.81%) Data Protection
12 29 (13.81%) Legal
13 28 (13.33%) Degree
14 27 (12.86%) Risk Analysis
15 26 (12.38%) Microsoft
16 25 (11.90%) COBIT
17 24 (11.43%) Information Assurance
18 23 (10.95%) Firewall
18 23 (10.95%) Finance
19 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
19 22 (10.48%) SC Cleared
20 21 (10.00%) Network Security
20 21 (10.00%) GIAC
21 20 (9.52%) Windows
22 18 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
23 17 (8.10%) PCI DSS
23 17 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
23 17 (8.10%) Data Protection Act
24 16 (7.62%) Ethical Hacking

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 (1.43%) IIS
1 3 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) Apache
2 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.95%) Firewall
2 21 (10.00%) Network Security
3 5 (2.38%) LAN
3 5 (2.38%) WAN
4 4 (1.90%) DNS
4 4 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.95%) DHCP
6 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.95%) LDAP
6 2 (0.95%) NAS
6 2 (0.95%) SAN
6 2 (0.95%) Skype
6 2 (0.95%) VoIP
6 2 (0.95%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) Big Data
2 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (13.81%) Legal
2 23 (10.95%) Finance
3 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (33.33%) Analyst
2 57 (27.14%) Security Analyst
3 51 (24.29%) Information Analyst
3 51 (24.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 35 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 26 (12.38%) Architect
6 24 (11.43%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 18 (8.57%) Governance Manager
8 17 (8.10%) Security Architect
9 15 (7.14%) Lead Architect
9 15 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
10 14 (6.67%) CISSP Manager
11 12 (5.71%) Operational Security Manager
11 12 (5.71%) Security Operations Manager
12 10 (4.76%) IT Manager
13 9 (4.29%) Information Manager
13 9 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (4.29%) Security Officer
14 8 (3.81%) Network Security Analyst
14 8 (3.81%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.81%) Web Services
2 5 (2.38%) CSS
2 5 (2.38%) HTML
2 5 (2.38%) HTML5
2 5 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (0.95%) .NET
3 2 (0.95%) J2EE
3 2 (0.95%) REST
3 2 (0.95%) RESTful
3 2 (0.95%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.10%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.33%) CESG
6 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.95%) Handset
10 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.95%) NHS
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Windows
2 12 (5.71%) Linux
3 9 (4.29%) Unix
3 9 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.05%) Security Management
2 56 (26.67%) Information Security Management
3 51 (24.29%) Risk Management
4 46 (21.90%) Service Delivery
5 45 (21.43%) ITIL
6 29 (13.81%) Data Protection
7 27 (12.86%) Risk Analysis
8 24 (11.43%) Information Assurance
9 18 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (7.62%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
13 14 (6.67%) SIEM
13 14 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (5.71%) Change Management
15 12 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
15 12 (5.71%) Problem Management
15 12 (5.71%) Project Management
15 12 (5.71%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.24%) SQL
2 10 (4.76%) C
3 7 (3.33%) Java
4 5 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.95%) C++
5 2 (0.95%) Python
5 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (39.05%) CISSP
2 75 (35.71%) CISM
3 42 (20.00%) CISA
4 30 (14.29%) CEH
5 28 (13.33%) Degree
6 22 (10.48%) SC Cleared
6 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
7 21 (10.00%) GIAC
8 14 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (4.76%) CRISC
10 8 (3.81%) GSEC
10 8 (3.81%) MCP
11 6 (2.86%) SANS
12 4 (1.90%) SSCP
13 3 (1.43%) CGEIT
13 3 (1.43%) OSCP
14 2 (0.95%) CISMP
14 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.95%) PCI QSA
14 2 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (35.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (11.90%) COBIT
3 17 (8.10%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.33%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.86%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.43%) SLA
8 2 (0.95%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.48%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) Cisco
3 11 (5.24%) Computacenter
4 7 (3.33%) VMware
5 6 (2.86%) AlienVault
5 6 (2.86%) LogLogic
5 6 (2.86%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.38%) NetWitness
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle
6 5 (2.38%) Symantec
7 3 (1.43%) Remedy
8 2 (0.95%) Avaya
8 2 (0.95%) BT
8 2 (0.95%) CA
8 2 (0.95%) Citrix
8 2 (0.95%) Dell
8 2 (0.95%) F5
8 2 (0.95%) IBM
8 2 (0.95%) Juniper
8 2 (0.95%) Sophos
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