Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 64 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27 +61
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 50 50 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.11% 3.80% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 4.25% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 100
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £44,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.49% -18.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £37,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,000 £78,875
South East median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +4.76%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 875 1,177 1,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.38% 89.44% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1,007 1,345
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Kent

Information Security
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Kent

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Kent over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Kent

Information Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Kent region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Maidstone - 15 £60,000 - 1
Chatham +1 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Tunbridge Wells +16 4 £62,500 -7.41% 2
Tonbridge - 4 £55,000 -
West Malling +3 3 £60,000 +37.93% 1
Dartford +3 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 33 (66.00%) Finance
2 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (48.00%) CISM
4 22 (44.00%) COBIT
5 21 (42.00%) ITIL
6 20 (40.00%) PCI DSS
7 19 (38.00%) CISSP
7 19 (38.00%) CISA
8 13 (26.00%) Splunk
8 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (24.00%) Nessus
9 12 (24.00%) Qualys
9 12 (24.00%) SolarWinds
9 12 (24.00%) Core Impact
9 12 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
9 12 (24.00%) LogRhythm
9 12 (24.00%) ArcSight
9 12 (24.00%) OpenVAS
9 12 (24.00%) Nexpose
9 12 (24.00%) AlienVault
9 12 (24.00%) QRadar
9 12 (24.00%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (22.00%) Privileged Access Management
10 11 (22.00%) GDPR
10 11 (22.00%) Bomgar
10 11 (22.00%) SailPoint
10 11 (22.00%) Aveksa
10 11 (22.00%) CyberArk
10 11 (22.00%) Firewall

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Abaqus
2 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.00%) Mathcad
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) npm
3 1 (2.00%) NuGet
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Bower
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (66.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
1 31 (62.00%) Security Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Information Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Risk Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
7 5 (10.00%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Information Risk Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Information Technology Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Technology Risk Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Java EE
2 1 (2.00%) LESS
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Sass
2 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (22.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 9 (18.00%) Data Security
4 9 (18.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) SIEM
6 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (14.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (14.00%) Security Management
7 6 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.00%) Email Filtering
10 3 (6.00%) ISMS
10 3 (6.00%) Web Filtering
11 2 (4.00%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) ES6
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) CISM
2 19 (38.00%) CISA
2 19 (38.00%) CISSP
3 9 (18.00%) SSCP
4 8 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.00%) MCSA
6 4 (8.00%) MCSE
7 2 (4.00%) CRISC
7 2 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.00%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.00%) RHCE
8 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.00%) VCAP
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (44.00%) COBIT
3 20 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (22.00%) GDPR
6 6 (12.00%) SLA
7 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Core Impact
1 12 (24.00%) Nessus
1 12 (24.00%) Nexpose
1 12 (24.00%) OpenVAS
1 12 (24.00%) QRadar
2 3 (6.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (4.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (4.00%) PowerBroker
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Splunk
2 12 (24.00%) AlienVault
2 12 (24.00%) ArcSight
2 12 (24.00%) LogRhythm
2 12 (24.00%) Qualys
2 12 (24.00%) SolarWinds
3 11 (22.00%) Aveksa
3 11 (22.00%) Bomgar
3 11 (22.00%) CyberArk
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Aastra
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos