Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.89% 0.60% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.67% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 43
East Sussex median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% -12.50% +37.14%
10th Percentile £38,500 £46,750 £40,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1910 1792 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.36% 89.64% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1586 1572
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Brighton +2 20 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Lewes - 3 £42,000 -
Uckfield - 1 £45,000 -
Hove - 1 £90,000 -
Information Security
South East

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 Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 21 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) CISSP
2 20 (51.28%) Degree
3 19 (48.72%) SIEM
4 18 (46.15%) CISM
5 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
6 16 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (38.46%) Security Testing
7 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (38.46%) CEH
8 14 (35.90%) PKI
8 14 (35.90%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (35.90%) CISA
9 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
11 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
11 9 (23.08%) Security Management
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) Windows
11 9 (23.08%) Office 365
11 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
12 8 (20.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (20.51%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (20.51%) CSIRT
12 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (20.51%) Linux

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Moodle
3 2 (5.13%) Totara
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Bower
1 7 (17.95%) Grunt
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) gulp
3 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.56%) Moq
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Security Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Information Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Junior
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Security Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) LESS
3 6 (15.38%) Lucene
3 6 (15.38%) Sass
3 6 (15.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) OAuth
6 1 (2.56%) OpenID
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
3 14 (35.90%) PKI
4 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (20.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.13%) Learning Management System
6 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) SIEM
2 15 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
5 9 (23.08%) Security Management
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Security
6 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
6 8 (20.51%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
7 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.38%) ISMS
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) SOA
8 6 (15.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PHP
2 2 (5.13%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) CISSP
1 20 (51.28%) Degree
2 18 (46.15%) CISM
3 16 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (38.46%) CEH
5 14 (35.90%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) CISMP
7 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.56%) GIAC
7 1 (2.56%) GSEC
7 1 (2.56%) ISACA
7 1 (2.56%) SANS
7 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (5.13%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (5.13%) SLA
5 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) CSIRT
2 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix