Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.34% 1.82% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.08% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Ipswich median annual salary £49,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.77% -31.58% -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £37,850 £60,400
Suffolk median annual salary £49,000 £32,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +50.77% -33.67% -2.00%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 333 480 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 89.52% 87.59% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 315 404 513
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,900 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Ipswich

Information Security
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Ipswich

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Ipswich over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (20.00%) QA