Information Security Jobs in England

Information Security (InfoSec)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 111 95 135
Rank change year-on-year -16 +40 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2,121 3,059 4,038
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.45% 3.46% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,687 1,941 2,499
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,567 84,580 131,290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 85.06% 95.60% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53,896 50,324 73,626
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,324 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,125 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,180 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.10% +1.97% +9.09%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in England

Information Security
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in England.

Salary trend for Information Security in England

Information Security
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Security in England

Information Security
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London -12 766 £75,000 +6.01% 262
North of England +2 443 £52,084 +4.17% 99
South East -9 342 £59,500 +3.40% 142
North West -3 269 £52,084 +4.17% 39
Midlands -24 255 £54,650 -8.92% 92
South West -24 187 £50,000 -9.09% 55
West Midlands -31 179 £55,000 -3.08% 55
Yorkshire 0 140 £50,000 -4.76% 50
East of England -20 110 £55,000 -7.56% 39
East Midlands +23 75 £52,500 -23.64% 37
North East +13 34 £41,536 -12.56% 10
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.69%) Microsoft Exchange
3 20 (0.94%) IIS
4 15 (0.71%) SAS
4 15 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 13 (0.61%) WordPress
6 11 (0.52%) CMS
7 9 (0.42%) Confluence
8 8 (0.38%) nginx
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.19%) Apache
12 3 (0.14%) Drupal
13 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.094%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.047%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.047%) Site Server
14 1 (0.047%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.71%) SPSS
5 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.094%) Notion
Business Applications
1 11 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.28%) NEC Housing
4 5 (0.24%) Shopify
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Relativity
5 4 (0.19%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce CRM
7 2 (0.094%) Farmplan
7 2 (0.094%) KEYPrime
7 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.094%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.094%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.047%) Endur
8 1 (0.047%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 490 (23.10%) Azure
2 290 (13.67%) Microsoft 365
3 234 (11.03%) AWS
4 111 (5.23%) Entra ID
5 96 (4.53%) Power Platform
6 84 (3.96%) SaaS
7 83 (3.91%) GCP
8 61 (2.88%) IaaS
9 56 (2.64%) PaaS
10 47 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
11 44 (2.07%) Azure DevOps
12 41 (1.93%) Serverless
13 32 (1.51%) Microsoft Purview
14 23 (1.08%) Snowflake
15 22 (1.04%) Azure Sentinel
16 21 (0.99%) OneDrive
17 19 (0.90%) Matillion
18 16 (0.75%) PowerApps
19 15 (0.71%) Power Automate
20 14 (0.66%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 322 (15.18%) Firewall
2 189 (8.91%) Network Security
3 114 (5.37%) WAN
4 101 (4.76%) DNS
5 75 (3.54%) LAN
5 75 (3.54%) TCP/IP
6 64 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 55 (2.59%) SD-WAN
8 54 (2.55%) VPN
9 40 (1.89%) Wireless
10 38 (1.79%) Internet
11 35 (1.65%) SSL
12 30 (1.41%) DHCP
13 29 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (1.23%) VoIP
15 25 (1.18%) DKIM
15 25 (1.18%) DMARC
16 24 (1.13%) SAN
16 24 (1.13%) Wireshark
17 21 (0.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (4.10%) Power BI
2 60 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 32 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 30 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (1.13%) Metadata
6 22 (1.04%) Big Data
6 22 (1.04%) Data Lake
7 17 (0.80%) EDRMS
8 16 (0.75%) MySQL
9 9 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.38%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.28%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.24%) BigQuery
12 5 (0.24%) DynamoDB
12 5 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (1.98%) Burp Suite
2 41 (1.93%) Metasploit
3 39 (1.84%) JIRA
4 16 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 14 (0.66%) Git
6 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.28%) Toad
7 5 (0.24%) GitLab
7 5 (0.24%) MSTest
7 5 (0.24%) webpack
8 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.094%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.094%) GDB
9 2 (0.094%) Selenium
9 2 (0.094%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.047%) MSI
10 1 (0.047%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.047%) Subversion
10 1 (0.047%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.047%) WebDriver
General
1 626 (29.51%) Social Skills
2 450 (21.22%) Finance
3 357 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
4 297 (14.00%) Legal
5 164 (7.73%) Law
6 111 (5.23%) Retail
7 92 (4.34%) Public Sector
8 86 (4.05%) Organisational Skills
9 84 (3.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 80 (3.77%) Military
11 66 (3.11%) Banking
12 45 (2.12%) Marketing
12 45 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
13 40 (1.89%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.74%) Aerospace
15 29 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
16 27 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
17 25 (1.18%) Advertising
17 25 (1.18%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 478 (22.54%) Analyst
2 309 (14.57%) Security Analyst
3 287 (13.53%) Senior
4 224 (10.56%) Security Manager
5 219 (10.33%) Lead
6 163 (7.69%) Information Analyst
7 161 (7.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 159 (7.50%) Architect
9 132 (6.22%) Information Manager
10 131 (6.18%) Information Security Manager
11 124 (5.85%) Consultant
11 124 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
12 116 (5.47%) IT Manager
13 111 (5.23%) Security Consultant
14 102 (4.81%) Security Architect
15 89 (4.20%) Security Engineer
16 69 (3.25%) IT Analyst
17 59 (2.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
18 50 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 50 (2.36%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.60%) .NET
2 32 (1.51%) HTML
3 30 (1.41%) CSS
4 22 (1.04%) React
5 18 (0.85%) Middleware
6 15 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (0.71%) REST
7 14 (0.66%) SAML
8 13 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 13 (0.61%) Web Services
9 12 (0.57%) 802.1X
10 11 (0.52%) Entity Framework
11 10 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (0.47%) HTML5 Canvas
12 8 (0.38%) ADO
12 8 (0.38%) EDI
12 8 (0.38%) JSON
12 8 (0.38%) ModSecurity
12 8 (0.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 565 (26.64%) Management Information System
2 158 (7.45%) Security Posture
3 95 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 95 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 83 (3.91%) Cyber Threat
5 62 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 60 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (2.55%) Cyberattack
8 51 (2.40%) Cyber Defence
9 47 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
10 44 (2.07%) PMI
11 42 (1.98%) Onboarding
12 38 (1.79%) Operational Technology
13 32 (1.51%) PKI
13 32 (1.51%) Product Ownership
14 29 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 27 (1.27%) Cloud Native
15 27 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 27 (1.27%) Driving Licence
16 26 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 240 (11.32%) Windows
2 122 (5.75%) Linux
3 101 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 35 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.46%) Kali Linux
7 30 (1.41%) Android
8 20 (0.94%) Unix
9 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.42%) Solaris
10 9 (0.42%) zOS
11 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.24%) VMS
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.094%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 872 (41.11%) Cybersecurity
2 386 (18.20%) Risk Management
3 355 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
4 264 (12.45%) Data Protection
5 261 (12.31%) Security Operations
6 258 (12.16%) Incident Response
7 239 (11.27%) SIEM
8 234 (11.03%) Agile
8 234 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 233 (10.99%) Cloud Security
10 226 (10.66%) Security Management
11 223 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 220 (10.37%) Project Management
13 203 (9.57%) ITIL
14 202 (9.52%) Roadmaps
15 200 (9.43%) Security Architecture
16 183 (8.63%) Computer Science
17 176 (8.30%) Information Security Management
18 165 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
19 163 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (6.32%) PowerShell
2 131 (6.18%) SQL
3 118 (5.56%) Python
4 40 (1.89%) Bash
5 27 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 27 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 25 (1.18%) C#
7 21 (0.99%) Java
8 20 (0.94%) TypeScript
9 18 (0.85%) PHP
10 8 (0.38%) Perl
11 4 (0.19%) Ruby
12 3 (0.14%) Go
12 3 (0.14%) Korn
12 3 (0.14%) Kusto Query Language
12 3 (0.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.094%) AWK
13 2 (0.094%) R
14 1 (0.047%) Scala
14 1 (0.047%) sed
Qualifications
1 502 (23.67%) CISSP
2 408 (19.24%) Degree
3 348 (16.41%) CISM
4 210 (9.90%) Security Cleared
5 176 (8.30%) CISA
6 147 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (5.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 105 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 96 (4.53%) CCSP
10 94 (4.43%) CRISC
11 89 (4.20%) Azure Certification
12 86 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 75 (3.54%) AWS Certification
14 73 (3.44%) CEH
15 65 (3.06%) DV Cleared
16 57 (2.69%) Master's Degree
17 55 (2.59%) CCSK
18 53 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
18 53 (2.50%) GIAC
18 53 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 661 (31.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 454 (21.40%) NIST
3 274 (12.92%) GDPR
4 238 (11.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 189 (8.91%) GRC
6 183 (8.63%) PCI DSS
7 92 (4.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 72 (3.39%) NCSC
9 63 (2.97%) NIST 800
10 59 (2.78%) COBIT
11 44 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 36 (1.70%) QA
13 33 (1.56%) ISO 9001
13 33 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 33 (1.56%) SLA
14 30 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 27 (1.27%) JSP 440
15 27 (1.27%) SOC 2
16 26 (1.23%) RMADS
17 25 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 185 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.17%) Docker
4 25 (1.18%) RACF
4 25 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.08%) vSphere
7 20 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.19%) Firmware
9 4 (0.19%) pfSense
10 2 (0.094%) Embedded Firmware
10 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.047%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.047%) Lustre
11 1 (0.047%) LXC
11 1 (0.047%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.047%) Snort
11 1 (0.047%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 80 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
2 61 (2.88%) Kubernetes
3 58 (2.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 38 (1.79%) CASB
5 27 (1.27%) Nmap
6 26 (1.23%) Ansible
7 22 (1.04%) SCCM
8 21 (0.99%) Terraform
8 21 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (0.66%) Nessus
11 11 (0.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 11 (0.52%) WSUS
12 10 (0.47%) QRadar
13 7 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.28%) CSIRT
15 5 (0.24%) logstash
15 5 (0.24%) Puppet
15 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 536 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 90 (4.24%) Cisco
3 88 (4.15%) VMware
4 45 (2.12%) Google
5 41 (1.93%) ServiceNow
6 37 (1.74%) CyberArk
6 37 (1.74%) Rapid7
7 34 (1.60%) Qualys
8 33 (1.56%) Oracle
9 28 (1.32%) Databricks
9 28 (1.32%) SolarWinds
9 28 (1.32%) Splunk
10 26 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 25 (1.18%) SAP
12 23 (1.08%) Commvault
12 23 (1.08%) Palo Alto
13 20 (0.94%) Salesforce
13 20 (0.94%) Sun
14 19 (0.90%) Veeam
15 18 (0.85%) IBM