Information Security Jobs in the South East

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 136 114 113
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 337 400 625
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 2.82% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.99% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 222 274 378
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,500
25th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.48% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,434 13,394 19,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 83.67% 94.49% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,994 7,821 11,800
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the South East

Information Security
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Information Security in the South East

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the South East

Information Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +37 146 £50,000 -27.27% 24
Hampshire -32 86 £62,500 -3.85% 22
Berkshire +20 83 £60,000 -11.11% 12
Surrey -17 50 £71,250 +14.00% 15
Oxfordshire +34 41 £47,500 -38.71% 10
Buckinghamshire -18 22 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +14 19 £65,000 +23.81% 7
Kent -54 18 £57,500 +25.68% 2
East Sussex +16 12 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Sussex -25 3 £68,750 -1.79% 1
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.48%) Confluence
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Exchange
4 2 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) nginx
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.89%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Salesforce CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.59%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.52%) Azure
2 44 (13.06%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (9.79%) AWS
4 32 (9.50%) Power Platform
5 22 (6.53%) Snowflake
6 19 (5.64%) Matillion
7 18 (5.34%) Serverless
8 12 (3.56%) Entra ID
9 10 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.37%) GCP
11 7 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.08%) OneDrive
12 5 (1.48%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (1.48%) IaaS
13 4 (1.19%) Azure Storage
13 4 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.89%) SaaS
14 3 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.98%) Firewall
2 26 (7.72%) Network Security
3 20 (5.93%) WAN
4 19 (5.64%) DNS
4 19 (5.64%) LAN
5 14 (4.15%) Wireless
6 12 (3.56%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (3.26%) OSPF
7 11 (3.26%) VPN
8 10 (2.97%) DKIM
8 10 (2.97%) DMARC
9 9 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.37%) BGP
10 8 (2.37%) Internet
10 8 (2.37%) SSL
11 7 (2.08%) SAN
12 6 (1.78%) SD-WAN
13 5 (1.48%) HTTP
13 5 (1.48%) NGFW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.90%) Power BI
2 20 (5.93%) Data Lake
3 19 (5.64%) Metadata
4 8 (2.37%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.89%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (0.89%) Big Data
10 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) GDB
1 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Git
2 1 (0.30%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 108 (32.05%) Social Skills
2 72 (21.36%) Finance
3 55 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (16.32%) Legal
4 18 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.15%) Organisational Skills
5 14 (4.15%) Retail
6 12 (3.56%) Law
7 9 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.37%) Billing
8 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.08%) Banking
9 7 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.78%) Marketing
11 4 (1.19%) Advertising
11 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.19%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 73 (21.66%) Analyst
2 47 (13.95%) Security Analyst
3 42 (12.46%) Architect
4 40 (11.87%) Senior
5 35 (10.39%) Information Analyst
5 35 (10.39%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (8.61%) Security Manager
7 28 (8.31%) Lead
8 22 (6.53%) Security Architect
9 19 (5.64%) Data Architect
9 19 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.45%) Consultant
10 15 (4.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 15 (4.45%) Data Protection Officer
11 14 (4.15%) Security Consultant
12 13 (3.86%) Information Architect
12 13 (3.86%) Information Security Architect
13 12 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.97%) Enterprise Architect
14 10 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.08%) ADO
2 2 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.30%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.30%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (0.30%) CSS
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.15%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.23%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.64%) Data Structures
4 18 (5.34%) PMI
5 17 (5.04%) Security Posture
6 15 (4.45%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.45%) Operational Technology
7 14 (4.15%) Product Ownership
7 14 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (3.56%) Cyberattack
9 10 (2.97%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.37%) Legacy Systems
11 7 (2.08%) Cloud Native
11 7 (2.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 7 (2.08%) Cyber Threat
11 7 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.78%) Onboarding
13 5 (1.48%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.23%) Windows
2 17 (5.04%) Linux
3 16 (4.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.08%) Android
4 7 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.00%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (18.99%) Risk Management
3 60 (17.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 49 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (13.65%) Mentoring
6 45 (13.35%) Security Management
7 37 (10.98%) Agile
7 37 (10.98%) Data Protection
8 35 (10.39%) Data Management
9 33 (9.79%) Information Security Management
10 32 (9.50%) Analytics
10 32 (9.50%) Data Analysis
10 32 (9.50%) ETL
11 31 (9.20%) Computer Science
11 31 (9.20%) Incident Response
11 31 (9.20%) SIEM
12 30 (8.90%) Visualisation
13 29 (8.61%) Cloud Security
13 29 (8.61%) Data Strategy
13 29 (8.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.12%) SQL
2 19 (5.64%) T-SQL
3 11 (3.26%) Python
4 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.59%) AWK
5 2 (0.59%) C#
5 2 (0.59%) Korn
5 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.30%) Bash
6 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.30%) Java
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Kusto Query Language
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) R
6 1 (0.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 79 (23.44%) Degree
2 39 (11.57%) CISSP
3 29 (8.61%) Security Cleared
4 28 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.93%) CISM
6 19 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (5.64%) PMI Certification
7 16 (4.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 16 (4.75%) CCSP
8 13 (3.86%) Azure Certification
8 13 (3.86%) CISA
9 11 (3.26%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.67%) Master's Degree
11 7 (2.08%) CCIE
11 7 (2.08%) CCNP
11 7 (2.08%) CCSK
11 7 (2.08%) CRISC
12 6 (1.78%) ISEB
12 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (25.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (18.69%) GDPR
3 46 (13.65%) NIST
4 32 (9.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (7.12%) NCSC
6 19 (5.64%) GRC
7 18 (5.34%) PCI DSS
8 16 (4.75%) ISO 9001
9 15 (4.45%) QA
10 12 (3.56%) NIST 800
11 11 (3.26%) ISO 22301
12 9 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (2.67%) SLA
13 7 (2.08%) COBIT
13 7 (2.08%) ISO 14001
13 7 (2.08%) NEBOSH
14 6 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (1.48%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (1.48%) ITGC
15 5 (1.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) Firmware
3 3 (0.89%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.97%) Ansible
2 8 (2.37%) CASB
2 8 (2.37%) Nessus
3 7 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.48%) Puppet
5 4 (1.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (1.19%) Terraform
6 3 (0.89%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.30%) QRadar
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.30%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.30%) WMI
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.64%) Databricks
3 17 (5.04%) Cisco
4 14 (4.15%) VMware
5 8 (2.37%) SAP
6 6 (1.78%) Palo Alto
6 6 (1.78%) Qualys
6 6 (1.78%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.48%) Google
8 4 (1.19%) EMC
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.19%) Salesforce
9 3 (0.89%) 3PAR
9 3 (0.89%) Ariba
9 3 (0.89%) Commvault
9 3 (0.89%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.89%) McAfee
9 3 (0.89%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (0.89%) Splunk
9 3 (0.89%) Zerto