Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 139 118
Rank change year-on-year +71 -21 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 82 15 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.88% 0.70% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 0.80% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 17 43
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -14.81% +50.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £82,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 1,870 1,877 2,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.50% 87.63% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,610 1,727 2,167
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,975 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +53 38 £50,000 -25.93%
Worthing - 19 £60,000 -
Gatwick +18 12 £60,000 -4.00%
Horsham -1 2 £36,500 -45.93%
East Grinstead +8 1 £19,000 -71.85%
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 34 (41.46%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (30.49%) Decision-Making
5 21 (25.61%) Windows
5 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
5 21 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (24.39%) Citrix
7 19 (23.17%) Legal
8 18 (21.95%) Smartphone
8 18 (21.95%) LexisNexis
8 18 (21.95%) PCI DSS
8 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
10 15 (18.29%) ITIL
11 14 (17.07%) CISSP
11 14 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
12 13 (15.85%) GDPR
12 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
12 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.63%) CISA
14 11 (13.41%) CISM
14 11 (13.41%) Project Management
14 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
15 10 (12.20%) Finance
15 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
16 9 (10.98%) Security Monitoring
16 9 (10.98%) 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 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) 802.11
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.44%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) WLAN
2 2 (2.44%) WPA2
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (23.17%) Legal
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Administrator
3 18 (21.95%) IT Administrator
4 17 (20.73%) Help Desk Administrator
4 17 (20.73%) Help Desk Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) IT Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) Service Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) Service Desk Administrator
4 17 (20.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (19.51%) Consultant
5 16 (19.51%) Information Security Consultant
5 16 (19.51%) Security Consultant
6 13 (15.85%) Information Manager
6 13 (15.85%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (15.85%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 13 (15.85%) Senior Security Consultant
7 12 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
7 12 (14.63%) Security Manager
8 11 (13.41%) Penetration Tester
8 11 (13.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (21.95%) Smartphone
2 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.44%) PDA
4 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Windows
1 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.88%) CentOS
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Solaris
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (30.49%) Decision-Making
3 21 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (18.29%) ITIL
5 14 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
8 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.98%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.98%) Security Management
9 9 (10.98%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.76%) OWASP
11 7 (8.54%) Mathematics
12 6 (7.32%) Business Continuity
12 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (7.32%) Information Assurance
12 6 (7.32%) Quality Management
12 6 (7.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) AWK
1 4 (4.88%) Bourne shell
1 4 (4.88%) Korn
1 4 (4.88%) Perl
1 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) CISSP
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) CISA
4 11 (13.41%) CISM
5 9 (10.98%) Degree
5 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.88%) OCA
6 4 (4.88%) OCP
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.88%) RHCE
6 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.66%) CEH
7 3 (3.66%) CRISC
7 3 (3.66%) SSCP
8 2 (2.44%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.44%) IISP
9 1 (1.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.95%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.85%) GDPR
4 3 (3.66%) COBIT
5 2 (2.44%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.22%) QA
6 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) GlusterFS
1 4 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Nessus
3 2 (2.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.22%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.39%) Citrix
3 18 (21.95%) LexisNexis
4 6 (7.32%) Centrify
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 6 (7.32%) Sun
4 6 (7.32%) VMware
5 4 (4.88%) Brocade
5 4 (4.88%) EMC
5 4 (4.88%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.88%) StorageTek
5 4 (4.88%) Veritas
6 3 (3.66%) Qualys
6 3 (3.66%) Splunk
7 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.44%) Imperva
7 2 (2.44%) Trend Micro
7 2 (2.44%) Tripwire