Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 168 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 255 233 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.12% 1.76% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.99% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 192 205
East of England median annual salary £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +1.85%

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 10609 11704 13300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.00% 88.59% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8613 9643 10938
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -21 85 £57,500 +12.20% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 71 £42,500 -3.41% 16
Bedfordshire +46 50 £64,500 +61.25% 2
Essex +33 25 £52,500 +31.25%
Norfolk +22 17 £75,000 +138.10% 7
Suffolk +5 6 £49,000 +50.77% 1
East Anglia 0 1 £85,000 -10.53%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 98 (38.43%) CISSP
2 73 (28.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (26.27%) ITIL
4 61 (23.92%) Windows
4 61 (23.92%) Management Information System
5 60 (23.53%) CISM
6 58 (22.75%) PCI DSS
7 54 (21.18%) Security Architecture
8 53 (20.78%) Data Protection
9 52 (20.39%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (19.61%) Linux
11 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
12 47 (18.43%) Firewall
13 42 (16.47%) CISA
14 41 (16.08%) Microsoft
15 40 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
16 38 (14.90%) Windows Server
17 36 (14.12%) Finance
17 36 (14.12%) Java
18 35 (13.73%) GDPR
19 34 (13.33%) Risk Management
20 29 (11.37%) Threat Modelling
20 29 (11.37%) Algorithms
20 29 (11.37%) Java Card
21 28 (10.98%) PowerShell
21 28 (10.98%) PhD
22 27 (10.59%) Systems Analysis
22 27 (10.59%) E-Commerce
22 27 (10.59%) Security Operations
23 26 (10.20%) Data Protection Act

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 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
1 20 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (3.14%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) WordPress
6 3 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (5.10%) SaaS
4 12 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (4.31%) Office 365
6 5 (1.96%) IaaS
6 5 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.43%) Firewall
2 18 (7.06%) VPN
3 16 (6.27%) LAN
3 16 (6.27%) WAN
4 15 (5.88%) DHCP
4 15 (5.88%) DNS
4 15 (5.88%) VLAN
5 13 (5.10%) Network Security
5 13 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.71%) LDAP
7 10 (3.92%) SAN
7 10 (3.92%) VoIP
7 10 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (3.53%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.14%) Skype
10 6 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.18%) PPP
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.31%) SQL Server
1 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.96%) MySQL
3 3 (1.18%) Big Data
3 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (14.12%) Finance
2 15 (5.88%) Legal
2 15 (5.88%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Games
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Publishing
6 3 (1.18%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (22.35%) Analyst
2 50 (19.61%) Security Engineer
3 38 (14.90%) Security Analyst
3 38 (14.90%) Security Manager
4 32 (12.55%) Consultant
4 32 (12.55%) Security Consultant
5 28 (10.98%) Information Security Manager
6 27 (10.59%) Information Manager
7 26 (10.20%) Information Analyst
7 26 (10.20%) Information Security Analyst
8 22 (8.63%) Information Security Consultant
8 22 (8.63%) Mobile Engineer
9 17 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
10 14 (5.49%) IT Manager
11 12 (4.71%) Architect
12 11 (4.31%) IT Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 10 (3.92%) IT Security Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Security Officer
14 9 (3.53%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.96%) Middleware
2 4 (1.57%) .NET
2 4 (1.57%) CSS
2 4 (1.57%) HTML
2 4 (1.57%) HTML5
2 4 (1.57%) jQuery
2 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.18%) CSS3
3 3 (1.18%) SOAP
4 2 (0.78%) Laravel
5 1 (0.39%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.92%) Management Information System
2 29 (11.37%) Algorithms
2 29 (11.37%) Java Card
3 26 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
6 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.31%) Mainframe
7 10 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (3.92%) User Experience
8 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.35%) Handset
11 5 (1.96%) CESG
11 5 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.96%) iPad
12 4 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.78%) BYOD
13 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.92%) Windows
2 50 (19.61%) Linux
3 38 (14.90%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.67%) Unix
5 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.75%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.35%) CentOS
8 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.18%) VMS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.27%) ITIL
2 54 (21.18%) Security Architecture
3 53 (20.78%) Data Protection
4 52 (20.39%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 29 (11.37%) Threat Modelling
8 27 (10.59%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.59%) Security Operations
8 27 (10.59%) Systems Analysis
9 25 (9.80%) ISMS
9 25 (9.80%) Security Management
10 23 (9.02%) Identity Access Management
10 23 (9.02%) SIEM
11 22 (8.63%) Data Loss Prevention
11 22 (8.63%) DRM
12 21 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 21 (8.24%) Project Management
13 20 (7.84%) Information Security Management
14 19 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.12%) Java
2 28 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.88%) SQL
4 9 (3.53%) C
4 9 (3.53%) Perl
4 9 (3.53%) VBScript
5 7 (2.75%) Python
6 5 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) C#
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (38.43%) CISSP
2 60 (23.53%) CISM
3 42 (16.47%) CISA
4 28 (10.98%) PhD
5 19 (7.45%) Degree
6 15 (5.88%) SSCP
7 13 (5.10%) CRISC
8 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.14%) CCNA
9 8 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.75%) CEH
10 7 (2.75%) CGEIT
10 7 (2.75%) MCSE
10 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (28.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (22.75%) PCI DSS
3 35 (13.73%) GDPR
4 17 (6.67%) COBIT
5 12 (4.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (3.92%) ISO 9001
7 9 (3.53%) SLA
8 7 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (1.96%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.78%) QA
13 1 (0.39%) GPG13
13 1 (0.39%) GxP
13 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 48 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.75%) vSphere
5 6 (2.35%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.84%) Cisco
3 16 (6.27%) VMware
4 10 (3.92%) Apple
4 10 (3.92%) Citrix
5 9 (3.53%) Forcepoint
5 9 (3.53%) HP
6 6 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.35%) SonicWALL
7 5 (1.96%) LogRhythm
7 5 (1.96%) Splunk
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle
9 2 (0.78%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.78%) Lumension
9 2 (0.78%) Symantec
10 1 (0.39%) IFS
10 1 (0.39%) McAfee
10 1 (0.39%) Remedy
10 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.39%) Sophos