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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.45% 1.72% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.05% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Average salary - £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
681 635 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.52% 84.22% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 530 514 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Bournemouth -17 3 - - 2
Weymouth +3 1 - - 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Symantec
1 12 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Legal
3 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) SailPoint
3 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
1 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) SailPoint
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Symantec
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Nokia
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
Weymouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 18 days ago