Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 59 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.08% 1.65% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.71% 1.84% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Suffolk median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% +46.15% -45.83%
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +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 428 488 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.85% 89.71% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 302 447 753
Suffolk median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +20 11 £70,000 +42.86% 2
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) CISSP
3 17 (51.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
3 17 (51.52%) HIPAA
3 17 (51.52%) OWASP
4 15 (45.45%) CISA
5 14 (42.42%) CISM
6 12 (36.36%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) Burp Suite
8 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 7 (21.21%) SANS
10 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (18.18%) Network Security
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (18.18%) TOWER Software
10 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
12 4 (12.12%) Secure Coding
12 4 (12.12%) Remediation Plan
12 4 (12.12%) CEH
12 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) FTP
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Burp Suite
2 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Development Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Software Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Software Development Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Testing Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) OWASP
1 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
2 9 (27.27%) Static Code Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (12.12%) Remediation Plan
7 4 (12.12%) Secure Coding
7 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) C
3 3 (9.09%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) CISA
3 14 (42.42%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) SANS
5 4 (12.12%) CEH
5 4 (12.12%) GCIA
5 4 (12.12%) GCIH
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) HIPAA
1 17 (51.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) TOWER Software
2 4 (12.12%) Qualys