Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties - 3.92% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.70% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Home Counties median annual salary - £80,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18 23 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 75.00% 45.10% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 44
Home Counties median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -12.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £80,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the Home Counties

Information Security
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Salary trend for Information Security in the Home Counties