The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.68% 0.29% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.42% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 239 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 77.31% 70.50% 67.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 201 162
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,944 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Devon region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Devon

Information Security
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 - -
Plymouth - 3 £60,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (50.00%) Military
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) RMADS
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 3 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Information Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared