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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 77 95 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.44% 0.38% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.45% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.47%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
714 660 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 84.51% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 513 585 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016. 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 +11 10 £44,250 +4.11%
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 19 (82.61%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) CISA
2 16 (69.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (69.57%) CRISC
3 15 (65.22%) Finance
4 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (43.48%) ISMS
6 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
7 7 (30.43%) Banking
7 7 (30.43%) Internal Audit
8 6 (26.09%) CISM
9 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) DB2
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
9 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (17.39%) Line Management
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 4 (17.39%) SOA
11 3 (13.04%) Security Management
12 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
12 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
12 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
12 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
12 2 (8.70%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 5 (21.74%) DB2
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Security Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Information Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (43.48%) ISMS
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) Internal Audit
5 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) BCP
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
9 1 (4.35%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) CISA
2 16 (69.57%) CRISC
3 6 (26.09%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle