The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 72 56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.89% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.10% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 619 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 89.04% 89.84% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 402 505 423
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Information Security
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Dorset

Information Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) CRISC
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) CISA
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) CISM
5 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) DB2
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (28.57%) ISMS
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Line Management
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Internal Audit
8 2 (14.29%) Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
9 1 (7.14%) Data Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) ISMS
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Internal Audit
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) CRISC
3 7 (50.00%) CISA
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
Dorset
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + very attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago