Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 81 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.43% 3.01% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.54% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 18
Essex median annual salary £48,000 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% -18.10% +3.96%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,950 £28,105
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,875
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 1,240 1,666 1,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.24% 85.00% 90.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,286 1,474
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,987 £26,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,450
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +24 3 - -
Canvey Island - 2 £27,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -16 1 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (52.38%) Information Security Management
1 11 (52.38%) Security Management
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
1 11 (52.38%) Data Protection
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) ISMS
5 5 (23.81%) IT Audit
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) GDPR
7 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (9.52%) User Experience
8 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (9.52%) Cyberattack
8 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365
8 2 (9.52%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS

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 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Information Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Expert
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Security Compliance Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberattack
2 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Protection
1 11 (52.38%) Information Security Management
1 11 (52.38%) Security Management
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) ISMS
4 5 (23.81%) IT Audit
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Draytek
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) Okta
2 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
2 1 (4.76%) Veeam
2 1 (4.76%) VMware