Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 102 130
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 56 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.25% 2.44% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.73% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 19
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £25,000 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £76,250 £77,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% +4.76%

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 2,227 1,871 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.44% 89.69% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 1,634 2,009
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +27 19 £41,500 -17.00%
Worthing +5 12 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Gatwick -3 11 £61,250 -0.41% 1
Lancing - 3 £42,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £55,000 - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
5 13 (23.21%) Legal
5 13 (23.21%) CISSP
6 12 (21.43%) Security Management
7 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (17.86%) Finance
8 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Decision-Making
8 9 (16.07%) Internal Audit
9 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.29%) OWASP
9 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 8 (14.29%) CISA
9 8 (14.29%) CEH
9 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.50%) Smartphone
10 7 (12.50%) CISM
10 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (12.50%) Citrix
10 7 (12.50%) Windows
10 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.50%) ISMS

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 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) IPsec
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) MPLS
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (1.79%) NewSQL
General
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) IT Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Security Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Administrator
6 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) IT Administrator
6 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Administrator
6 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Security Penetration Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Security Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
1 3 (5.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.79%) CCTV
7 1 (1.79%) CESG
7 1 (1.79%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
1 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Security Management
3 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (16.07%) Decision-Making
4 9 (16.07%) Internal Audit
4 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) OWASP
5 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.50%) ISMS
7 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.71%) ITSM
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
7 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (8.93%) Compliance Audit
8 5 (8.93%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) AWK
1 2 (3.57%) Bourne shell
1 2 (3.57%) Korn
1 2 (3.57%) Perl
1 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) CISSP
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CEH
3 8 (14.29%) CISA
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) CISM
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.14%) SSCP
7 3 (5.36%) CCSA
7 3 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (3.57%) CISMP
8 2 (3.57%) OCA
8 2 (3.57%) OCP
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (3.57%) RHCE
8 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.50%) GDPR
3 6 (10.71%) ISAE 3402
3 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (5.36%) PMO
4 3 (5.36%) QA
4 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) GlusterFS
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Citrix
2 7 (12.50%) LexisNexis
3 4 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Centrify
5 2 (3.57%) Brocade
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) StorageTek
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Veritas
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Tripwire