Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +76 -18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 94 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.69% 0.51% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 0.58% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 14 41
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -7.41% +68.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £37,375 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £82,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.77%

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 1,750 1,901 2,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.28% 88.75% 91.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,710 1,966
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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
Crawley +52 38 £50,000 -25.93% 2
Worthing - 22 £60,000 - 1
Gatwick +17 7 £63,750 +2.00% 1
Horsham -5 3 £36,500 -45.93%
East Grinstead +7 1 £19,000 -71.85%
Information Security
South East

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

1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (31.91%) Decision-Making
4 29 (30.85%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (30.85%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (23.40%) PCI DSS
6 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 16 (17.02%) SDLC
8 16 (17.02%) Project Management
8 16 (17.02%) Management Information System
8 16 (17.02%) Windows
8 16 (17.02%) Incident Management
8 16 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (15.96%) Finance
9 15 (15.96%) GDPR
10 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (14.89%) Citrix
10 14 (14.89%) CISSP
11 13 (13.83%) Legal
12 12 (12.77%) Smartphone
12 12 (12.77%) ITIL
12 12 (12.77%) LexisNexis
13 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
13 11 (11.70%) Security Management
14 10 (10.64%) CISM
14 10 (10.64%) Data Protection

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 2 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) VPN
2 4 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) 802.11
3 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.13%) Wireless
3 2 (2.13%) WLAN
3 2 (2.13%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Consultant
1 30 (31.91%) Security Consultant
2 27 (28.72%) Information Security Consultant
3 24 (25.53%) Senior Consultant
3 24 (25.53%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 24 (25.53%) Senior Security Consultant
4 17 (18.09%) Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Administrator
5 14 (14.89%) Information Manager
5 14 (14.89%) Project Manager
6 13 (13.83%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (13.83%) IT Manager
6 13 (13.83%) IT Project Manager
6 13 (13.83%) Security Manager
7 12 (12.77%) IT Administrator
7 12 (12.77%) IT Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Help Desk Administrator
8 11 (11.70%) Penetration Tester
8 11 (11.70%) Service Desk Administrator
8 11 (11.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.77%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.13%) PDA
6 2 (2.13%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
1 16 (17.02%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) CentOS
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Solaris
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Decision-Making
2 29 (30.85%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (30.85%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.02%) Incident Management
3 16 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
3 16 (17.02%) SDLC
4 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.77%) ITIL
6 11 (11.70%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.70%) Security Management
7 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.64%) Data Protection
8 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.57%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.38%) ISMS
10 6 (6.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) AWK
1 2 (2.13%) Bourne shell
1 2 (2.13%) Korn
1 2 (2.13%) Perl
1 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) CISSP
3 10 (10.64%) CISM
4 9 (9.57%) CISA
4 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) CRISC
6 3 (3.19%) SANS
7 2 (2.13%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.13%) IISP
7 2 (2.13%) OCA
7 2 (2.13%) OCP
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.13%) RHCE
7 2 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (23.40%) PCI DSS
2 15 (15.96%) GDPR
3 3 (3.19%) COBIT
3 3 (3.19%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.13%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 31000
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.13%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.13%) Nessus
3 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.06%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Citrix
3 12 (12.77%) LexisNexis
4 4 (4.26%) Centrify
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Qualys
4 4 (4.26%) Splunk
4 4 (4.26%) Sun
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.13%) Brocade
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) EMC
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) McAfee
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) StorageTek
5 2 (2.13%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.13%) Veritas