The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - 64 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -16.36%
Information Assurance
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
628 453 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.98% 78.10% 75.29%
Number of salaries quoted 532 354 335
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Dorset

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) STL
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
1 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared