Period
to 4 December 2021

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 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 88 52
Rank change year-on-year +45 -36 +44
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 71 23 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.75% 2.23% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 2.35% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 12 44
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,175 £20,000
25th Percentile £43,500 £44,688 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £75,000
90th Percentile " " £78,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -4.17%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,157 978 2,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 93.68% 94.68% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 756 717 1,670
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £27,950
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Crawley +44 50 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Worthing 0 6 £62,500 +12.61% 2
Horsham +11 3 £60,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £110,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (35.21%) Azure
3 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
4 24 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (30.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (28.17%) Social Skills
6 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.17%) C#
7 19 (26.76%) Service Delivery
8 18 (25.35%) Line Management
9 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
9 16 (22.54%) React
9 16 (22.54%) IT Strategy
10 15 (21.13%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (21.13%) .NET Core
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Core
10 15 (21.13%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (21.13%) OAuth2
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (21.13%) OAuth
10 15 (21.13%) OWASP
10 15 (21.13%) OpenID
10 15 (21.13%) .NET
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.13%) MVC
10 15 (21.13%) Degree
11 14 (19.72%) Security Testing
11 14 (19.72%) NIST
12 13 (18.31%) Facilities Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Maximo
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.21%) Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (5.63%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.23%) PaaS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.82%) AWS
5 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.82%) Azure Logic Apps
5 2 (2.82%) Azure Sentinel
5 2 (2.82%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.82%) Serverless
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Network Security
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Power BI
3 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) QlikView
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (28.17%) Social Skills
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.08%) Finance
3 10 (14.08%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Marketing
6 2 (2.82%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Architect
2 15 (21.13%) Security Architect
2 15 (21.13%) Software Architect
3 14 (19.72%) Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Security Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Information Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Information Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.04%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Information Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
1 16 (22.54%) React
2 15 (21.13%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) .NET Core
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Core
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (21.13%) OAuth
2 15 (21.13%) OAuth2
2 15 (21.13%) OpenID
3 2 (2.82%) JSON
3 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Management Information System
2 15 (21.13%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.23%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.23%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Service Delivery
4 18 (25.35%) Line Management
5 16 (22.54%) IT Strategy
6 15 (21.13%) MVC
6 15 (21.13%) OWASP
6 15 (21.13%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (19.72%) Security Testing
8 13 (18.31%) Facilities Management
9 10 (14.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (14.08%) Time Management
10 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.86%) ITIL
13 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
13 5 (7.04%) DevOps
14 4 (5.63%) CAPA
14 4 (5.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 4 (5.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby
4 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) FFIEC
3 11 (15.49%) CISSP
4 9 (12.68%) CRISC
5 5 (7.04%) CGEIT
5 5 (7.04%) CISA
5 5 (7.04%) CISM
6 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) IISP
6 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.82%) GCFA
7 2 (2.82%) GCFE
7 2 (2.82%) GCIA
7 2 (2.82%) GCIH
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.82%) MCITP
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (30.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (19.72%) NIST
4 9 (12.68%) GDPR
5 5 (7.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (7.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.82%) GRC
6 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.82%) NIST 800
6 2 (2.82%) QA
7 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee
4 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) VMware