Period
to 19 July 2018

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

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 78 84
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.95% 0.14% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 0.16% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 15
Suffolk median annual salary £70,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +133.33% -15.49% -21.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £30,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +8.42%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 609 632 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.44% 89.90% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 454 579 930
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,450 £23,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Suffolk

Information Security
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Suffolk

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Suffolk

Information Security
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Ipswich +8 12 £70,000 +133.33%
Information Security
East of England

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

1 22 (66.67%) CISSP
2 21 (63.64%) Finance
3 20 (60.61%) CISM
4 16 (48.48%) CISA
5 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
5 13 (39.39%) HIPAA
6 12 (36.36%) OWASP
6 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (18.18%) Burp Suite
9 6 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
9 6 (18.18%) Static Code Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Decision-Making
10 5 (15.15%) GDPR
11 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
11 4 (12.12%) TOWER Software
11 4 (12.12%) SOA
11 4 (12.12%) QA
11 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (9.09%) TOGAF

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Burp Suite
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Information Officer
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security Officer
2 7 (21.21%) Security Officer
3 6 (18.18%) Development Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Officer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Development Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Testing Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Project Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
2 12 (36.36%) OWASP
3 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (15.15%) Decision-Making
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) CISSP
2 20 (60.61%) CISM
3 16 (48.48%) CISA
4 3 (9.09%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) CRISC
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) HIPAA
2 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (15.15%) GDPR
4 4 (12.12%) QA
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) TOWER Software
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle