Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 111 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 56 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.49% 1.78% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.99% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 33
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% +11.82% +19.57%
10th Percentile £22,600 £36,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £68,750 £82,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +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 1,997 1,860 2,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.68% 89.73% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,677 1,662 2,148
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +35 26 £47,250 -30.00% 2
Gatwick +8 13 £62,500 +0.81%
Worthing +6 11 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Horsham -2 1 £36,500 -45.93%
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (41.07%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (28.57%) Decision-Making
5 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (23.21%) Smartphone
6 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (23.21%) Legal
6 13 (23.21%) Windows
6 13 (23.21%) Citrix
6 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
6 13 (23.21%) LexisNexis
7 12 (21.43%) ITIL
7 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
9 9 (16.07%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (14.29%) Security Management
10 8 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (12.50%) Centrify

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 (5.36%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (7.14%) Network Security
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Administrator
3 13 (23.21%) IT Administrator
3 13 (23.21%) IT Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Help Desk Administrator
4 12 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Service Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Service Desk Administrator
4 12 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) IT Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
6 8 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (14.29%) Security Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
7 7 (12.50%) Information Manager
7 7 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (10.71%) Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Information Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
1 13 (23.21%) Smartphone
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.79%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
1 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.14%) CentOS
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Solaris
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
4 9 (16.07%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 8 (14.29%) Security Management
6 7 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.71%) OWASP
8 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) AWK
1 4 (7.14%) Bourne shell
1 4 (7.14%) Korn
1 4 (7.14%) Perl
1 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) CISA
3 7 (12.50%) CISM
3 7 (12.50%) CISSP
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) CEH
4 4 (7.14%) OCA
4 4 (7.14%) OCP
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (7.14%) RHCE
4 4 (7.14%) RHCSA
4 4 (7.14%) SSCP
5 3 (5.36%) IISP
6 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.71%) GDPR
4 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.57%) COBIT
5 2 (3.57%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.57%) ISO 31000
5 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.79%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.79%) PMO
6 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) GlusterFS
1 4 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (5.36%) Nessus
3 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (1.79%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Citrix
2 13 (23.21%) LexisNexis
3 7 (12.50%) Centrify
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (10.71%) Sun
5 4 (7.14%) Brocade
5 4 (7.14%) EMC
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) StorageTek
5 4 (7.14%) Veritas
5 4 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
6 3 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Qualys
6 3 (5.36%) Splunk
6 3 (5.36%) Tripwire