Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +39 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 35 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.68% 0.81% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 0.86% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 12
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £68,750 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +27.91% +19.44%
10th Percentile £50,000 £59,375 £42,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,125 £72,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £64,500 £56,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% -30.00%

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 579 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 87.34% 94.15% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 219 485 547
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +17.78% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £86,250 £76,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Luton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Luton

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Luton over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Luton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (68.57%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (60.00%) CISSP
3 19 (54.29%) Risk Management
4 18 (51.43%) ITIL
5 14 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 13 (37.14%) Security Operations
6 13 (37.14%) GDPR
7 12 (34.29%) Data Loss Prevention
7 12 (34.29%) ISMS
7 12 (34.29%) Security Architecture
7 12 (34.29%) SIEM
7 12 (34.29%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Forcepoint
7 12 (34.29%) C
7 12 (34.29%) Firewall
7 12 (34.29%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (31.43%) CISM
8 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
8 11 (31.43%) Apple
8 11 (31.43%) DRM
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (31.43%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
8 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (31.43%) Data Protection

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Compliance Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Information Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Information Risk Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Risk Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Security Compliance Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Security Manager
2 11 (31.43%) IT Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) IT Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) SIEM Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
1 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
1 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (54.29%) Risk Management
3 18 (51.43%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Security Operations
5 12 (34.29%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (34.29%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (34.29%) ISMS
5 12 (34.29%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Security Architecture
5 12 (34.29%) SIEM
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
6 11 (31.43%) DRM
6 11 (31.43%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
7 7 (20.00%) IT Audit
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CISM
3 7 (20.00%) CISA
3 7 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (37.14%) GDPR
3 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (25.71%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Forcepoint
2 11 (31.43%) Apple