Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 91 109
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.92% 1.88% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.13% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 37 16
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -29.36% +7.80%
10th Percentile £36,200 £31,950 £27,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £43,750 £73,125
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -9.09%

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 1,183 1,737 2,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.55% 88.08% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,283 1,629
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,650 £30,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Brentwood - 5 £95,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -16 2 £38,316 +15.06% 1
Chelmsford -2 1 £37,000 -13.95%
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISMS
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) GDPR
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) ISMS
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) GPG13
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CME
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Avaya
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
1 1 (7.69%) Sophos
1 1 (7.69%) VMware