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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +37 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 36 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.57% 1.30% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.54% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 18
Median salary £42,750 £52,500 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,260 £49,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £68,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 824 908 1073
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 81.67% 84.54% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 685 863
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 13 £43,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £33,300 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (86.05%) CISM
2 35 (81.40%) CISSP
2 35 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (72.09%) Information Security Management
3 31 (72.09%) Security Management
4 30 (69.77%) Risk Management
5 27 (62.79%) CISA
6 26 (60.47%) Risk Analysis
7 25 (58.14%) Service Delivery
8 24 (55.81%) Legal
9 18 (41.86%) Data Protection
10 16 (37.21%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.95%) Data Security
13 4 (9.30%) WAN
13 4 (9.30%) BCP
13 4 (9.30%) LAN
14 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (6.98%) Windows
14 3 (6.98%) SQL
14 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 3 (6.98%) Network Security
14 3 (6.98%) Nessus
14 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
15 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Management
15 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
15 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 2 (4.65%) NAS

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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
General
1 24 (55.81%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Analyst
2 34 (79.07%) Security Analyst
3 33 (76.74%) Information Analyst
3 33 (76.74%) Information Security Analyst
4 24 (55.81%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Security Officer
6 4 (9.30%) ICT Officer
7 3 (6.98%) Governance Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Graduate Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Graduate Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Head of Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Head of IT
8 2 (4.65%) Head of IT Infrastructure
8 2 (4.65%) Head of IT Operations
8 2 (4.65%) Information Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Information Security Management
1 31 (72.09%) Security Management
2 30 (69.77%) Risk Management
3 26 (60.47%) Risk Analysis
4 25 (58.14%) Service Delivery
5 18 (41.86%) Data Protection
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.95%) Data Security
8 4 (9.30%) BCP
9 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (4.65%) Business Development
10 2 (4.65%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (4.65%) ITIL
10 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Threat Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) CISM
2 35 (81.40%) CISSP
3 27 (62.79%) CISA
4 2 (4.65%) SSCP
5 1 (2.33%) CEH
5 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.33%) IISP
5 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco
1 2 (4.65%) Citrix
1 2 (4.65%) VMware
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