Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 173 114
Rank change year-on-year +33 -59 +92
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 265 204 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.13% 1.62% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.83% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 187 170 265
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £85,000 £84,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,966 11,159 13,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.80% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,870 9,064 10,554
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -2 85 £55,000 -15.38% 11
Cambridgeshire -13 82 £45,000 - 18
Bedfordshire +57 55 £64,500 +61.25% 11
Norfolk +37 17 £82,000 - 7
Suffolk +25 13 £49,000 +56.80% 2
Essex -7 13 £41,500 - 7
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 98 (36.98%) CISSP
2 92 (34.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (27.55%) Management Information System
4 63 (23.77%) Firewall
5 61 (23.02%) ITIL
6 58 (21.89%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (20.38%) CISM
8 51 (19.25%) Security Architecture
8 51 (19.25%) SIEM
9 50 (18.87%) Degree
10 45 (16.98%) Windows
10 45 (16.98%) PCI DSS
10 45 (16.98%) Security Operations
11 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
12 41 (15.47%) GDPR
13 40 (15.09%) Java
13 40 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
14 36 (13.58%) Data Centre
14 36 (13.58%) SaaS
15 31 (11.70%) Computer Science
15 31 (11.70%) Risk Management
15 31 (11.70%) Finance
16 29 (10.94%) Service Delivery
17 27 (10.19%) CISA
17 27 (10.19%) Data Protection
17 27 (10.19%) Network Security
18 26 (9.81%) Active Directory
19 25 (9.43%) Linux
20 24 (9.06%) Java Card
20 24 (9.06%) ISMS

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 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.51%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.51%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.64%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.58%) SaaS
2 21 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.17%) PaaS
5 18 (6.79%) IaaS
6 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (3.77%) Office 365
8 6 (2.26%) GitHub
9 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.77%) Firewall
2 27 (10.19%) Network Security
3 14 (5.28%) DNS
3 14 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.28%) VPN
4 12 (4.53%) DHCP
5 8 (3.02%) HTTP
5 8 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.26%) ICMP
6 6 (2.26%) SNMP
7 5 (1.89%) SAN
8 4 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.51%) Skype
9 3 (1.13%) LAN
9 3 (1.13%) MPLS
9 3 (1.13%) PPP
9 3 (1.13%) VLAN
9 3 (1.13%) WAN
9 3 (1.13%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
1 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.38%) MSTest
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (11.70%) Finance
2 22 (8.30%) Retail
3 14 (5.28%) Legal
4 12 (4.53%) Marketing
5 9 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.89%) Local Government
7 3 (1.13%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (21.51%) Analyst
2 55 (20.75%) Security Engineer
3 40 (15.09%) Security Manager
4 34 (12.83%) Security Analyst
5 28 (10.57%) Information Manager
5 28 (10.57%) Information Security Manager
6 21 (7.92%) Mobile Engineer
7 20 (7.55%) Architect
8 18 (6.79%) Consultant
9 17 (6.42%) Security Consultant
10 16 (6.04%) Information Analyst
10 16 (6.04%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (5.66%) IT Analyst
12 14 (5.28%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.91%) Security Officer
14 12 (4.53%) Information Security Engineer
14 12 (4.53%) IT Security Analyst
15 11 (4.15%) IT Manager
15 11 (4.15%) Team Leader
16 10 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.77%) Middleware
2 9 (3.40%) .NET
2 9 (3.40%) J2EE
3 2 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (27.55%) Management Information System
2 36 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 31 (11.70%) Computer Science
4 24 (9.06%) Algorithms
4 24 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.06%) Java Card
5 16 (6.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (5.66%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (4.53%) Mobile App
7 12 (4.53%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (3.77%) Mainframe
9 9 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (2.26%) Fintech
11 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.51%) Handset
12 4 (1.51%) Smart Meter
13 3 (1.13%) Cyberattack
13 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.98%) Windows
2 25 (9.43%) Linux
3 23 (8.68%) Unix
4 17 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.77%) Solaris
6 8 (3.02%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.51%) CentOS
9 4 (1.51%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.51%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.13%) VMS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.02%) ITIL
2 58 (21.89%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (19.25%) Security Architecture
3 51 (19.25%) SIEM
4 45 (16.98%) Security Operations
5 40 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (11.70%) Risk Management
7 29 (10.94%) Service Delivery
8 27 (10.19%) Data Protection
9 24 (9.06%) ISMS
9 24 (9.06%) Threat Modelling
10 23 (8.68%) IT Strategy
11 22 (8.30%) Systems Analysis
12 21 (7.92%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (7.92%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.92%) Project Management
12 21 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (7.55%) Change Management
13 20 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
13 20 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.09%) Java
2 16 (6.04%) SQL
3 10 (3.77%) Python
4 9 (3.40%) C#
4 9 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.40%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.13%) Perl
6 2 (0.75%) VBScript
7 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (36.98%) CISSP
2 54 (20.38%) CISM
3 50 (18.87%) Degree
4 27 (10.19%) CISA
5 22 (8.30%) PhD
6 17 (6.42%) SSCP
7 16 (6.04%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.28%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (3.77%) CEH
10 10 (3.77%) CISMP
10 10 (3.77%) GIAC
10 10 (3.77%) SANS
11 9 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (3.40%) OSCP
12 7 (2.64%) GCIA
12 7 (2.64%) GCIH
12 7 (2.64%) GSEC
13 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (34.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.98%) PCI DSS
3 41 (15.47%) GDPR
4 15 (5.66%) ISO 9001
5 13 (4.91%) COBIT
6 7 (2.64%) SLA
7 5 (1.89%) Government Security Classifications
7 5 (1.89%) ISO 22301
7 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (1.13%) QA
10 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.75%) GPG13
10 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.38%) COSO
11 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.38%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.15%) vSphere
4 4 (1.51%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) Snort
6 1 (0.38%) Docker
6 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.51%) Nagios
3 3 (1.13%) Nessus
3 3 (1.13%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.79%) VMware
3 16 (6.04%) Splunk
4 14 (5.28%) Cisco
5 12 (4.53%) Citrix
5 12 (4.53%) Oracle
6 10 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.77%) Micro Focus
7 8 (3.02%) SAP
7 8 (3.02%) Sophos
8 7 (2.64%) hybris
8 7 (2.64%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.64%) Symantec
9 6 (2.26%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.89%) Apple
10 5 (1.89%) Capita
11 4 (1.51%) Forcepoint
12 2 (0.75%) FireEye
12 2 (0.75%) Remedy