Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 133 138
Rank change year-on-year +67 +5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 80 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.97% 0.50% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 0.57% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70 11 26
West Sussex median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +16.28% +53.57%
10th Percentile £40,675 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £77,500 £82,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 1,777 1,929 2,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.28% 88.49% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,519 1,723 2,030
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 February 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 21 February 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 15 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Worthing +4 14 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Horsham - 6 £44,500 - 1
Gatwick +23 4 £61,500 -1.60%
Burgess Hill - 2 £43,000 -
Littlehampton - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £17,500 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 29 (36.25%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
7 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
7 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
8 15 (18.75%) ITIL
9 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
10 13 (16.25%) Finance
10 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (16.25%) CISSP
10 13 (16.25%) SDLC
11 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
11 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
12 11 (13.75%) Project Management
12 11 (13.75%) GDPR
13 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (11.25%) ISMS
14 9 (11.25%) CISA
14 9 (11.25%) CISM
14 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (10.00%) Project Governance
15 8 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (10.00%) Line Management
15 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
15 8 (10.00%) Change Management
15 8 (10.00%) Security Management
15 8 (10.00%) Information Security 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:

Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) VPN
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) Wireless
4 2 (2.50%) 802.11
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.50%) WLAN
4 2 (2.50%) WPA2
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Consultant
1 31 (38.75%) Security Consultant
2 28 (35.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 27 (33.75%) Senior Consultant
3 27 (33.75%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 27 (33.75%) Senior Security Consultant
4 13 (16.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) IT Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Information Manager
6 8 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Information Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) LAMP
2 2 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) CESG
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.50%) NHS
6 2 (2.50%) PDA
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
1 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.75%) CentOS
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Solaris
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
3 15 (18.75%) ITIL
4 13 (16.25%) SDLC
4 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 11 (13.75%) Project Management
7 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.25%) ISMS
9 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 8 (10.00%) Change Management
9 8 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 8 (10.00%) Line Management
9 8 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (10.00%) Project Governance
9 8 (10.00%) Security Management
10 7 (8.75%) SIEM
10 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) AWK
1 3 (3.75%) Bourne shell
1 3 (3.75%) Korn
1 3 (3.75%) Perl
1 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) CISSP
3 9 (11.25%) CISA
3 9 (11.25%) CISM
4 6 (7.50%) Degree
5 4 (5.00%) CRISC
6 3 (3.75%) RHCE
6 3 (3.75%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.75%) SANS
7 2 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (13.75%) GDPR
4 6 (7.50%) COBIT
5 4 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (5.00%) HIPAA
6 3 (3.75%) QA
7 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.50%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) GlusterFS
1 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
1 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (3.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.25%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Citrix
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.00%) LexisNexis
5 3 (3.75%) Brocade
5 3 (3.75%) EMC
5 3 (3.75%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.75%) StorageTek
5 3 (3.75%) Sun
5 3 (3.75%) Veritas
6 2 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (1.25%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.25%) Qualys
7 1 (1.25%) Tufin