Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 92 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.40% 2.46% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.84% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 18
Essex median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.03% +4.86% -15.91%
10th Percentile £32,250 £34,125 £36,175
90th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,158 1,584 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.34% 86.60% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,266 1,449
Essex median annual salary £43,278 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.83% +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £25,100 £28,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Essex

Information Security
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Essex

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Essex over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Essex

Information Security
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Witham - 9 £48,750 -
Brentwood +15 5 - -
Canvey Island - 2 £27,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Data Protection
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Management
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
6 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (26.32%) CISM
7 5 (26.32%) CISSP
7 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
8 3 (15.79%) ISMS
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Office 365
9 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
9 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
9 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
9 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Information Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.26%) IT Director
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Services Director
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberattack
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Data Protection
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security Management
2 10 (52.63%) Security Management
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
6 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ISMS
8 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
9 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISM
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Draytek
2 1 (5.26%) Okta
2 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
2 1 (5.26%) Veeam
2 1 (5.26%) VMware