Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 64 136
Rank change year-on-year -28 +72 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 64 81 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.51% 4.03% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 11
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,675 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year - +0.88% +3.64%

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 2,313 1,803 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.81% 89.66% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,944 1,543 1,746
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +4 14 £50,000 - 3
Worthing -7 12 £60,000 -4.00%
Gatwick -12 12 £52,500 -14.63%
Lancing - 4 £42,500 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £55,000 -
Horsham -17 1 £35,000 -21.35% 4
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 31 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (29.69%) ITIL
3 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
4 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 16 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.44%) CISSP
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) TOGAF
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (18.75%) GDPR
8 11 (17.19%) Firewall
8 11 (17.19%) Security Management
9 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
10 9 (14.06%) ISMS
10 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
10 9 (14.06%) SaaS
10 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Degree
10 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.06%) CISA
10 9 (14.06%) Cisco
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (12.50%) Legal
11 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (12.50%) OWASP

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 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) SaaS
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.81%) IaaS
3 5 (7.81%) PaaS
4 4 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.25%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) LAN
2 5 (7.81%) Network Security
2 5 (7.81%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.13%) IPsec
4 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.13%) MPLS
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (3.13%) VLAN
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (4.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (1.56%) NewSQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
1 12 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Consultant
2 11 (17.19%) Security Consultant
3 10 (15.63%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Information Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Security Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Security Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Information Security Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Information Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Security Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) OAuth
1 5 (7.81%) SAML
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Velocity
3 2 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.25%) Cyberattack
4 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.56%) CESG
7 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.31%) TOGAF
4 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
5 11 (17.19%) Security Management
6 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
7 9 (14.06%) ISMS
7 9 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Internal Audit
8 8 (12.50%) OWASP
8 8 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (10.94%) Contingency Planning
9 7 (10.94%) Decision-Making
9 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
9 7 (10.94%) ITSM
9 7 (10.94%) Service Management
9 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Java
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.56%) Python
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) CISSP
2 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) CISA
3 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.94%) CISM
5 6 (9.38%) CEH
5 6 (9.38%) CISMP
6 4 (6.25%) IISP
6 4 (6.25%) SSCP
7 3 (4.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (4.69%) CCNP
7 3 (4.69%) CCSA
7 3 (4.69%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.13%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CRISC
9 1 (1.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (18.75%) GDPR
4 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (9.38%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (7.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (6.25%) QA
8 3 (4.69%) PMO
9 1 (1.56%) GAMP
9 1 (1.56%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.56%) SLA
9 1 (1.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Nessus
1 4 (6.25%) OSSEC
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Cisco
3 5 (7.81%) Qualys
4 4 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (6.25%) Centrify
4 4 (6.25%) Google
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (6.25%) McAfee
4 4 (6.25%) Splunk
4 4 (6.25%) Tripwire
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Darktrace
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.13%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.56%) CyberArk