Information Security Jobs with Work from Home Options

Information Security (InfoSec)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 18 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 120 92 156
Rank change year-on-year -28 +64 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 872 1,576 1,663
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.58% 3.57% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 3.72% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1,132 1,333
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,063 42,394 63,815
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 91.85% 96.05% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23,663 29,346 41,233
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Information Security
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Information Security trend for jobs with a WFH option

Information Security
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Information Security.

Information Security salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Information Security
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Information Security over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Information Security salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Information Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (3.21%) Microsoft Exchange
2 25 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.52%) IIS
4 14 (1.61%) WordPress
5 8 (0.92%) nginx
6 6 (0.69%) SAS
7 4 (0.46%) CMS
8 3 (0.34%) Drupal
8 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.69%) SPSS
5 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Notion
7 1 (0.11%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.34%) Relativity
2 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.34%) Salesforce CRM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) Endur
4 1 (0.11%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 296 (33.94%) Azure
2 155 (17.78%) Microsoft 365
3 130 (14.91%) AWS
4 67 (7.68%) Entra ID
5 65 (7.45%) SaaS
6 46 (5.28%) GCP
7 40 (4.59%) Azure DevOps
7 40 (4.59%) Power Platform
8 35 (4.01%) IaaS
9 34 (3.90%) Serverless
10 33 (3.78%) PaaS
11 27 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (2.64%) Snowflake
13 21 (2.41%) Matillion
13 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Purview
14 18 (2.06%) Azure Sentinel
15 13 (1.49%) GitHub
16 12 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
17 9 (1.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 136 (15.60%) Firewall
2 74 (8.49%) WAN
3 52 (5.96%) Network Security
4 46 (5.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 45 (5.16%) TCP/IP
6 39 (4.47%) DNS
6 39 (4.47%) LAN
7 37 (4.24%) SD-WAN
8 35 (4.01%) Internet
9 27 (3.10%) DKIM
9 27 (3.10%) DMARC
10 26 (2.98%) Wireless
11 15 (1.72%) VPN
12 14 (1.61%) Wireshark
13 11 (1.26%) OSPF
14 10 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
14 10 (1.15%) SAN
15 8 (0.92%) BGP
15 8 (0.92%) VoIP
16 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.47%) Power BI
2 31 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.44%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.64%) Metadata
6 22 (2.52%) Data Lake
7 15 (1.72%) MySQL
8 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.03%) Big Data
10 8 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.92%) EDRMS
10 8 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.57%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon Athena
15 1 (0.11%) GIS
15 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (3.21%) JIRA
2 17 (1.95%) Git
3 15 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.38%) GitLab
5 10 (1.15%) Burp Suite
5 10 (1.15%) Metasploit
6 9 (1.03%) CircleCI
6 9 (1.03%) git-flow
7 5 (0.57%) webpack
8 2 (0.23%) GDB
8 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Selenium
9 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 280 (32.11%) Social Skills
2 180 (20.64%) Finance
3 134 (15.37%) Legal
4 132 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (8.60%) Law
6 52 (5.96%) Public Sector
7 45 (5.16%) Retail
8 37 (4.24%) Marketing
9 29 (3.33%) Military
10 22 (2.52%) Documentation Skills
10 22 (2.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 18 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
12 15 (1.72%) Aerospace
13 14 (1.61%) Banking
13 14 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
14 12 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
15 11 (1.26%) Advertising
16 10 (1.15%) Aviation
17 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
18 5 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 169 (19.38%) Analyst
2 135 (15.48%) Lead
3 112 (12.84%) Security Analyst
4 107 (12.27%) Senior
5 97 (11.12%) Architect
6 82 (9.40%) Information Analyst
6 82 (9.40%) Information Security Analyst
7 65 (7.45%) Security Manager
8 64 (7.34%) Security Architect
9 57 (6.54%) Security Engineer
10 48 (5.50%) Consultant
11 41 (4.70%) IT Manager
12 37 (4.24%) Security Consultant
13 34 (3.90%) Information Manager
13 34 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
14 33 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (3.56%) Data Architect
15 31 (3.56%) Lead Architect
16 27 (3.10%) Lead Security Architect
17 26 (2.98%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.29%) .NET
2 18 (2.06%) HTML
3 13 (1.49%) CSS
4 12 (1.38%) React
5 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.26%) REST
6 10 (1.15%) HTML5
7 9 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.92%) Web Services
9 7 (0.80%) ADO
9 7 (0.80%) SailPoint
10 6 (0.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.69%) Laravel
10 6 (0.69%) SOAP
10 6 (0.69%) Symfony
11 5 (0.57%) jQuery
11 5 (0.57%) LAMP
11 5 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (0.57%) Sass
11 5 (0.57%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 254 (29.13%) Management Information System
2 60 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 55 (6.31%) Security Posture
4 42 (4.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 33 (3.78%) Cyber Threat
6 30 (3.44%) Cyberattack
7 26 (2.98%) Onboarding
8 25 (2.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.06%) Algorithms
11 18 (2.06%) Clustering
12 16 (1.83%) CESG
12 16 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.83%) Product Ownership
13 15 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.72%) Distributed Systems
13 15 (1.72%) Driving Licence
14 14 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.68%) Windows
2 60 (6.88%) Linux
3 59 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.87%) Unix
6 22 (2.52%) Android
7 16 (1.83%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.15%) zOS
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.57%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (35.44%) Cybersecurity
2 171 (19.61%) Risk Management
3 154 (17.66%) Problem-Solving
4 121 (13.88%) Cloud Security
5 117 (13.42%) Data Protection
6 109 (12.50%) SIEM
7 108 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 101 (11.58%) DevOps
9 98 (11.24%) Security Operations
10 95 (10.89%) Mentoring
11 94 (10.78%) Security Architecture
12 93 (10.67%) Incident Response
13 90 (10.32%) Agile
14 86 (9.86%) Security Management
15 83 (9.52%) Analytics
16 74 (8.49%) Application Security
17 71 (8.14%) ITIL
18 69 (7.91%) OWASP
19 67 (7.68%) Information Security Management
20 65 (7.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.49%) PowerShell
2 72 (8.26%) SQL
3 55 (6.31%) Python
4 33 (3.78%) T-SQL
5 16 (1.83%) Bash
5 16 (1.83%) PHP
6 11 (1.26%) Java
6 11 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.92%) C#
9 6 (0.69%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.34%) Go
10 3 (0.34%) Ruby
11 2 (0.23%) Korn
12 1 (0.11%) Julia
12 1 (0.11%) Kusto Query Language
12 1 (0.11%) Perl
12 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (25.34%) CISSP
2 169 (19.38%) CISM
3 161 (18.46%) Degree
4 107 (12.27%) Security Cleared
5 82 (9.40%) SC Cleared
6 69 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (7.22%) CISA
8 60 (6.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 57 (6.54%) CCSP
10 48 (5.50%) Azure Certification
11 45 (5.16%) AWS Certification
12 39 (4.47%) CCSK
13 38 (4.36%) CEH
14 34 (3.90%) Master's Degree
15 31 (3.56%) CRISC
16 27 (3.10%) GIAC
17 26 (2.98%) SSCP
18 25 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
18 25 (2.87%) OSCP
19 22 (2.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (33.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (21.67%) NIST
3 133 (15.25%) GDPR
4 98 (11.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 89 (10.21%) GRC
6 74 (8.49%) PCI DSS
7 40 (4.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 37 (4.24%) NCSC
9 23 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 23 (2.64%) NIST 800
9 23 (2.64%) QA
10 21 (2.41%) ISO 9001
11 20 (2.29%) COBIT
12 18 (2.06%) JSP 440
12 18 (2.06%) SOC 2
13 17 (1.95%) RMADS
14 15 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 13 (1.49%) ISO 22301
16 12 (1.38%) Data Quality
16 12 (1.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 89 (10.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.42%) Docker
3 23 (2.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 20 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.69%) vSphere
8 4 (0.46%) Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) Embedded Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Lustre
10 1 (0.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 53 (6.08%) Single Sign-On
3 51 (5.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (3.67%) CASB
5 23 (2.64%) Nmap
5 23 (2.64%) Terraform
6 18 (2.06%) Ansible
7 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (1.83%) vCenter Server
8 11 (1.26%) SCCM
9 9 (1.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 9 (1.03%) WSUS
10 8 (0.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (0.92%) Nessus
11 5 (0.57%) logstash
12 4 (0.46%) CSIRT
12 4 (0.46%) QRadar
13 3 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.23%) Progress Chef
14 2 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 200 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.50%) VMware
3 29 (3.33%) Google
4 25 (2.87%) Cisco
4 25 (2.87%) Databricks
4 25 (2.87%) ServiceNow
5 21 (2.41%) Qualys
5 21 (2.41%) Splunk
6 19 (2.18%) Commvault
6 19 (2.18%) Sun
7 18 (2.06%) Dell
7 18 (2.06%) Oracle
8 17 (1.95%) Rapid7
9 16 (1.83%) IBM
10 13 (1.49%) McAfee
10 13 (1.49%) Thycotic
11 10 (1.15%) Salesforce
11 10 (1.15%) SAP
12 9 (1.03%) CyberArk
13 8 (0.92%) Xero