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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 92 143
Rank change year-on-year -45 +51  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 348 588 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.39% 3.20% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.69% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 272 438 386
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12659 15948 18436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.76% 86.70% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10459 13388 14742
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the South East

Information Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 86 £55,000 - 16
Berkshire -67 74 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Oxfordshire +59 63 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Hampshire +8 37 £52,500 -16.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 32 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Kent -10 21 £45,000 -2.70% 6
East Sussex +10 16 £42,000 -16.00% 2
West Sussex -9 10 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Middlesex +10 9 £47,500 -44.11%
Sussex +1 5 £50,000 - 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 234 (38.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 209 (34.66%) CISSP
3 159 (26.37%) Firewall
4 151 (25.04%) PCI DSS
4 151 (25.04%) Cybersecurity
5 145 (24.05%) Degree
6 135 (22.39%) Management Information System
7 127 (21.06%) Risk Management
8 125 (20.73%) CISM
9 119 (19.73%) Penetration Testing
10 115 (19.07%) Finance
11 101 (16.75%) Windows
12 99 (16.42%) ITIL
13 95 (15.75%) Network Security
14 91 (15.09%) Linux
15 90 (14.93%) Security Management
16 88 (14.59%) Security Architecture
17 85 (14.10%) Cisco
17 85 (14.10%) Security Operations
18 80 (13.27%) Microsoft
19 75 (12.44%) SIEM
20 70 (11.61%) CISA
21 68 (11.28%) ISMS
22 67 (11.11%) Security Cleared
23 65 (10.78%) Computer Science
23 65 (10.78%) Project Management
24 61 (10.12%) Data Protection
25 60 (9.95%) Active Directory
26 57 (9.45%) Information Security Management
26 57 (9.45%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (2.99%) IIS
2 17 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.83%) JBoss
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.50%) Apache
7 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.33%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Infor M3
1 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.31%) SaaS
2 21 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.32%) Office 365
5 11 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.66%) PaaS
7 4 (0.66%) IaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 159 (26.37%) Firewall
2 95 (15.75%) Network Security
3 50 (8.29%) VPN
4 40 (6.63%) TCP/IP
5 36 (5.97%) Internet
6 31 (5.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (4.15%) SSL
8 23 (3.81%) LAN
9 19 (3.15%) DNS
9 19 (3.15%) WAN
10 18 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (2.49%) Wireless
12 14 (2.32%) HTTP
13 13 (2.16%) SAN
14 12 (1.99%) DHCP
15 9 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (1.49%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.49%) IPsec
16 7 (1.16%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.49%) Big Data
3 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.83%) MySQL
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.33%) DB2
8 2 (0.33%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.17%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (2.99%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.50%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (19.07%) Finance
2 40 (6.63%) Digital Economy
3 34 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.15%) Legal
5 17 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.49%) Retail
7 11 (1.82%) Marketing
8 9 (1.49%) Billing
9 8 (1.33%) Automotive
10 5 (0.83%) Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.66%) Games
12 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.50%) Local Government
12 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Law
13 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (21.23%) Analyst
2 110 (18.24%) Security Analyst
3 87 (14.43%) Consultant
4 72 (11.94%) Security Consultant
5 63 (10.45%) Information Analyst
6 62 (10.28%) Information Security Analyst
7 56 (9.29%) Security Engineer
8 53 (8.79%) Security Manager
9 48 (7.96%) Architect
10 32 (5.31%) Security Architect
11 30 (4.98%) Business Manager
12 26 (4.31%) IT Manager
12 26 (4.31%) Senior Security Engineer
13 25 (4.15%) Business Development Manager
13 25 (4.15%) Development Manager
13 25 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
14 24 (3.98%) Information Manager
15 23 (3.81%) Information Security Consultant
15 23 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (3.81%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.98%) Web Services
2 20 (3.32%) .NET
3 13 (2.16%) SailPoint
4 12 (1.99%) HTML
5 11 (1.82%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.49%) Middleware
7 8 (1.33%) OAuth
8 7 (1.16%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.83%) LAMP
9 5 (0.83%) WebSockets
10 4 (0.66%) Ajax
10 4 (0.66%) OpenID
10 4 (0.66%) RESTful
11 2 (0.33%) JCE
11 2 (0.33%) JSON
11 2 (0.33%) REST
12 1 (0.17%) J2EE
12 1 (0.17%) SAML
12 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (22.39%) Management Information System
2 65 (10.78%) Computer Science
3 47 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 31 (5.14%) Cyberthreat
6 27 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 24 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 19 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.99%) Cyber Defence
10 17 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 16 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (2.49%) PKI
13 12 (1.99%) CESG
14 11 (1.82%) PMI
15 9 (1.49%) NHS
16 5 (0.83%) iSeries
16 5 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
17 4 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
17 4 (0.66%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.75%) Windows
2 91 (15.09%) Linux
3 54 (8.96%) Unix
4 32 (5.31%) Windows Server
5 25 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.99%) Solaris
8 10 (1.66%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.00%) Android
10 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.66%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.50%) CentOS
13 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.33%) NetWare
14 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.04%) Cybersecurity
2 127 (21.06%) Risk Management
3 119 (19.73%) Penetration Testing
4 99 (16.42%) ITIL
5 90 (14.93%) Security Management
6 88 (14.59%) Security Architecture
7 85 (14.10%) Security Operations
8 75 (12.44%) SIEM
9 68 (11.28%) ISMS
10 65 (10.78%) Project Management
11 61 (10.12%) Data Protection
12 57 (9.45%) Information Security Management
12 57 (9.45%) Risk Assessment
13 51 (8.46%) Change Management
13 51 (8.46%) Vulnerability Management
14 50 (8.29%) Business Development
15 46 (7.63%) Security Testing
16 45 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
17 43 (7.13%) Information Assurance
18 41 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.31%) C
2 27 (4.48%) Python
3 22 (3.65%) Java
4 21 (3.48%) Perl
5 19 (3.15%) C++
6 18 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.49%) C#
8 14 (2.32%) SQL
9 9 (1.49%) Ruby
10 8 (1.33%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.83%) PHP
13 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.50%) AWK
14 3 (0.50%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) COBOL
15 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 209 (34.66%) CISSP
2 145 (24.05%) Degree
3 125 (20.73%) CISM
4 70 (11.61%) CISA
5 67 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 47 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (7.30%) CEH
8 42 (6.97%) SC Cleared
9 27 (4.48%) CREST Certified
10 22 (3.65%) CCIE
10 22 (3.65%) CCSP
11 20 (3.32%) CCIE Service Provider
11 20 (3.32%) CCSE
11 20 (3.32%) JNCIS
11 20 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (3.32%) OSCP
12 19 (3.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 17 (2.82%) CLAS
13 17 (2.82%) Tigerscheme
14 15 (2.49%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (38.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (25.04%) PCI DSS
3 35 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 35 (5.80%) GDPR
4 32 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 29 (4.81%) SLA
6 22 (3.65%) COBIT
7 21 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 13 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 12 (1.99%) QA
11 10 (1.66%) SSAE 16
12 9 (1.49%) ISO 22301
12 9 (1.49%) ISO 9000
13 8 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (1.16%) ISO 9001
15 6 (1.00%) GPG13
16 4 (0.66%) ISO 31000
16 4 (0.66%) NIST 800
17 3 (0.50%) FISMA
System Software
1 60 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.32%) ProxySG
4 16 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.00%) Docker
7 4 (0.66%) XenApp
8 3 (0.50%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.50%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) HDFS
9 2 (0.33%) NDS
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (4.15%) Nessus
2 11 (1.82%) SCCM
3 10 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (1.16%) Nmap
5 6 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.66%) SCOM
8 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.50%) logstash
8 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.50%) Puppet
8 3 (0.50%) QRadar
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 85 (14.10%) Cisco
2 80 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.96%) VMware
4 42 (6.97%) CheckPoint
5 41 (6.80%) Oracle
6 38 (6.30%) Palo Alto
7 31 (5.14%) F5
8 30 (4.98%) HP
8 30 (4.98%) Imperva
9 27 (4.48%) Fortinet
9 27 (4.48%) Juniper
10 25 (4.15%) Blue Coat
11 23 (3.81%) McAfee
12 20 (3.32%) Proofpoint
12 20 (3.32%) Sourcefire
12 20 (3.32%) TippingPoint
13 17 (2.82%) Splunk
14 16 (2.65%) Citrix
15 14 (2.32%) CA
15 14 (2.32%) LogRhythm
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £42-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago