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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 90 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.13% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
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
607 510 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 78.12% 86.15% 75.09%
Number of salaries quoted 536 432 371
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Wareham -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) SCADA
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Wireshark

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
1 3 (50.00%) SCADA
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared