Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 127 122
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 51 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.44% 1.07% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.20% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 49
West Sussex median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1826 2166 2345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.45% 88.99% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1984 2059
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Gatwick +15 8 £61,500 -1.60%
Horsham -23 6 £41,500 +10.67% 1
Crawley +20 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Worthing -28 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Billingshurst - 3 £26,000 -
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £43,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £17,500 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (50.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (21.57%) Finance
5 10 (19.61%) Change Management
5 10 (19.61%) CISSP
5 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
5 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
6 9 (17.65%) IT Audit
6 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (15.69%) Firewall
7 8 (15.69%) CISM
7 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
7 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
8 7 (13.73%) ISMS
8 7 (13.73%) CISA
8 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) HP
9 6 (11.76%) SAN
9 6 (11.76%) Unix
9 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
9 6 (11.76%) Degree

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security
5 3 (5.88%) Skype
5 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Consultant
1 14 (27.45%) Information Security Consultant
1 14 (27.45%) Security Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Security Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Information Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Security Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Security Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Information Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Information Systems Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Systems Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) Governance Manager
8 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.88%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) CentOS
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Change Management
3 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
3 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
4 9 (17.65%) IT Audit
4 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) ISMS
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 5 (9.80%) Internal Audit
8 4 (7.84%) Benchmarking
8 4 (7.84%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (7.84%) IT Governance
8 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.84%) Server Hardening
8 4 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (5.88%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) AWK
1 4 (7.84%) Bourne shell
1 4 (7.84%) Korn
1 4 (7.84%) Perl
1 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CISSP
1 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) CISM
3 7 (13.73%) CISA
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
5 5 (9.80%) MCSE
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.84%) RHCE
6 4 (7.84%) RHCSA
7 3 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.92%) CCNP
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.92%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.96%) CRISC
9 1 (1.96%) GIAC
9 1 (1.96%) OCA
9 1 (1.96%) OCP
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.76%) COBIT
4 5 (9.80%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (7.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (7.84%) GDPR
5 4 (7.84%) QA
6 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.92%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) GlusterFS
2 4 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (7.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Brocade
4 4 (7.84%) EMC
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) StorageTek
4 4 (7.84%) Sun
4 4 (7.84%) Veritas
5 3 (5.88%) Aruba
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk