The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 82 75
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.28% 2.11% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.36% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 27
Median salary £62,500 £72,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +81.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 932 1015 1007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.43% 89.43% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 856 917 866
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) QMS
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) StorageTek
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (50.00%) QMS
1 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Server Hardening
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) AWK
1 2 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 2 (16.67%) Korn
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) OCA
3 2 (16.67%) OCP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (16.67%) RHCE
3 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) GlusterFS
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) StorageTek
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas