Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 140 173
Rank change year-on-year +56 +33 -59
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 295 286 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.42% 2.24% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.46% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 132 205 186
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,850 £82,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 7,698 11,645 11,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 91.33% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,809 9,281 9,214
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,407 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +3.48%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +62 112 £62,500 +16.28% 12
Cambridgeshire +66 105 £36,000 -17.71% 5
Bedfordshire -24 48 £53,750 -16.67% 1
Suffolk +24 20 £52,500 +10.53%
Essex +20 10 £44,000 -8.33%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 111 (37.63%) CISSP
2 101 (34.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (31.53%) Firewall
4 85 (28.81%) Management Information System
4 85 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
5 84 (28.47%) Security Operations
6 74 (25.08%) Degree
7 73 (24.75%) Security Management
7 73 (24.75%) Risk Management
8 70 (23.73%) SIEM
9 69 (23.39%) Retail
10 68 (23.05%) Cisco Certification
11 64 (21.69%) Self-Motivation
12 63 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (21.36%) ITIL
13 62 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
14 55 (18.64%) CISM
14 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (17.29%) CCNA
17 50 (16.95%) Wireshark
18 49 (16.61%) Identity Access Management
19 48 (16.27%) TCP/IP
19 48 (16.27%) Symantec
20 47 (15.93%) Incident Management
21 46 (15.59%) Security Architecture
22 44 (14.92%) CheckPoint
22 44 (14.92%) Information Security Management
23 43 (14.58%) Microsoft
23 43 (14.58%) Network Security

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 (2.37%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.69%) Apache
2 5 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.02%) CMS
3 3 (1.02%) concrete5
4 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.02%) InDesign
2 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.75%) Office 365
4 11 (3.73%) GitHub
4 11 (3.73%) SaaS
5 8 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.02%) PaaS
8 2 (0.68%) IaaS
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 93 (31.53%) Firewall
2 50 (16.95%) Wireshark
3 48 (16.27%) TCP/IP
4 43 (14.58%) Network Security
5 41 (13.90%) LAN
6 37 (12.54%) WAN
7 31 (10.51%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (10.17%) Ethernet
8 30 (10.17%) OSPF
9 26 (8.81%) DHCP
10 24 (8.14%) DNS
11 19 (6.44%) HTTP
12 16 (5.42%) ICMP
12 16 (5.42%) SNMP
13 10 (3.39%) VPN
14 9 (3.05%) Internet
14 9 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (3.05%) Wireless
15 7 (2.37%) Skype
16 4 (1.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) GIS
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Power BI
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.14%) JIRA
2 11 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.36%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.02%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.34%) JDeveloper
General
1 69 (23.39%) Retail
2 35 (11.86%) Legal
3 20 (6.78%) Finance
4 6 (2.03%) Advertising
5 5 (1.69%) Military
5 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Law
6 3 (1.02%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (32.54%) Analyst
2 73 (24.75%) Security Analyst
3 47 (15.93%) Security Manager
4 39 (13.22%) Information Security Manager
5 37 (12.54%) Information Manager
5 37 (12.54%) Security Engineer
6 32 (10.85%) Architect
7 30 (10.17%) Network Analyst
7 30 (10.17%) Network Security Analyst
7 30 (10.17%) Security Architect
8 27 (9.15%) Information Analyst
9 26 (8.81%) Information Security Analyst
10 20 (6.78%) Consultant
11 17 (5.76%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.41%) IT Security Analyst
13 13 (4.41%) Product Manager
14 11 (3.73%) IT Security Engineer
14 11 (3.73%) SIEM Engineer
14 11 (3.73%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.73%) OAuth
1 11 (3.73%) OAuth2
1 11 (3.73%) OpenID
1 11 (3.73%) XACML
2 9 (3.05%) .NET
3 5 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.69%) J2EE
4 4 (1.36%) HTML
4 4 (1.36%) Web Services
5 3 (1.02%) CSS
5 3 (1.02%) CSS3
5 3 (1.02%) HTML5
5 3 (1.02%) jQuery
5 3 (1.02%) Sass
6 2 (0.68%) Kafka
6 2 (0.68%) Middleware
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 85 (28.81%) Management Information System
2 64 (21.69%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (13.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 35 (11.86%) Cyberthreat
6 25 (8.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 14 (4.75%) Data Centre
8 12 (4.07%) Cyber Defence
9 11 (3.73%) CESG
10 10 (3.39%) Cloud Native
11 6 (2.03%) Driving Licence
11 6 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.36%) Life Science
13 4 (1.36%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.36%) User Experience
14 2 (0.68%) BYOD
14 2 (0.68%) Handset
15 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.14%) Windows
2 23 (7.80%) Linux
3 16 (5.42%) Mac OS X
4 12 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.05%) Kali Linux
6 6 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.36%) Android
7 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) Unix
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
2 84 (28.47%) Security Operations
3 73 (24.75%) Risk Management
3 73 (24.75%) Security Management
4 70 (23.73%) SIEM
5 63 (21.36%) ITIL
5 63 (21.36%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
7 54 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 49 (16.61%) Identity Access Management
9 47 (15.93%) Incident Management
10 46 (15.59%) Security Architecture
11 44 (14.92%) Information Security Management
12 43 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (12.20%) Web Filtering
14 35 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (11.53%) Threat Intelligence
16 31 (10.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 30 (10.17%) Network Management
18 29 (9.83%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.17%) Java
2 23 (7.80%) Python
3 12 (4.07%) C
4 10 (3.39%) SQL
5 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.69%) C#
7 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.36%) Perl
8 4 (1.36%) Ruby
9 3 (1.02%) C++
9 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 111 (37.63%) CISSP
2 74 (25.08%) Degree
3 68 (23.05%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (18.64%) CISM
5 51 (17.29%) CCNA
6 38 (12.88%) CCNP
7 37 (12.54%) GCIA
8 33 (11.19%) CEH
9 32 (10.85%) GCIH
10 30 (10.17%) CCSA
11 28 (9.49%) CISA
11 28 (9.49%) GSEC
12 26 (8.81%) SSCP
13 18 (6.10%) ISSAP
14 16 (5.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (5.42%) SANS
15 14 (4.75%) CRISC
16 12 (4.07%) GCFA
16 12 (4.07%) GCFE
16 12 (4.07%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (34.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (14.24%) PCI DSS
3 31 (10.51%) GDPR
4 23 (7.80%) COBIT
5 15 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (3.73%) HIPAA
6 11 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (3.05%) SLA
8 5 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (1.69%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.36%) GxP
9 4 (1.36%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
10 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.34%) NIST 800
System Software
1 31 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.36%) Firmware
4 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (14.24%) Stealthwatch
2 18 (6.10%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (2.03%) QRadar
4 4 (1.36%) RSA Archer
5 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.02%) Nmap
5 3 (1.02%) SCCM
6 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.68%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.34%) EnCase
7 1 (0.34%) FTK
7 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (16.27%) Symantec
2 44 (14.92%) CheckPoint
3 43 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 42 (14.24%) Cisco
5 35 (11.86%) Splunk
6 32 (10.85%) SolarWinds
7 31 (10.51%) Palo Alto
8 16 (5.42%) Qualys
9 12 (4.07%) VMware
10 6 (2.03%) Oracle
10 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.69%) Apple
11 5 (1.69%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.36%) TOWER Software
13 3 (1.02%) Adobe
13 3 (1.02%) HP
13 3 (1.02%) Juniper
14 2 (0.68%) hybris
14 2 (0.68%) SAP