Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Information Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 120 108
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.71% 0.85% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.97% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 23
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,149 £32,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,500 £40,000 £72,250
East of England median annual salary £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.44% -10.00% -

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 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 1177 1861 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.07% 88.12% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1422 1631
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Brentwood - 8 £95,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 3 £48,500 +21.25%
Chelmsford -9 1 £37,000 -
Epping - 1 £42,500 -
Harlow - 1 £75,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 17 (70.83%) Data Protection
2 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Data Security
5 9 (37.50%) Security Management
5 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (25.00%) CISM
7 6 (25.00%) CISSP
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (20.83%) SLA
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) ITSM
8 5 (20.83%) SSCP
8 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
8 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (20.83%) GDPR
9 4 (16.67%) ISMS
10 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.50%) DevOps
10 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Communications Manager
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Data Protection
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Data Security
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 9 (37.50%) Security Management
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (20.83%) ITSM
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) ISMS
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.33%) Document Composition
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISM
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SSCP
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) MCTS
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (4.17%) SANS
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) GDPR
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) GPG13
3 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CME
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) Sophos
3 1 (4.17%) VMware