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 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 Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.49% 2.07% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.65% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
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 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 17 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
Bournemouth -16 9 £42,500 -10.52%
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) CISSP
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL V2
4 6 (54.55%) Legal
5 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
6 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (36.36%) CISA
6 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) ISMS
7 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee
7 3 (27.27%) Websense
7 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
7 3 (27.27%) Security Management
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (18.18%) Twitter
8 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
9 1 (9.09%) CSSLP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
General
1 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Information Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Security Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Officer
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL V2
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee
1 3 (27.27%) Websense
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter