Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 66 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.06% 1.54% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.75% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 9
Suffolk median annual salary £49,000 £32,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.77% -33.67% -2.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,650 £41,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £40,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

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 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 497 857 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.81% 88.08% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 466 747 666
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 5 £49,000 +50.77%
Information Security
East of England

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

1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) QA