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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 73 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.65% 0.11% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.14% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
569 725 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.44% 81.37% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 427 578 523
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram 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 4 August 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
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Bournemouth +5 4 - -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 18 (78.26%) Risk Management
3 17 (73.91%) Degree
4 12 (52.17%) Business Continuity
5 11 (47.83%) CISSP
5 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
6 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (39.13%) Supplier Management
7 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Legal
9 6 (26.09%) Retail
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
10 5 (21.74%) CISA
10 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
10 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL V2
11 4 (17.39%) Project Management
11 4 (17.39%) CISM
11 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) Change Management
12 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Management
12 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
12 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) Use Case
13 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (8.70%) Internet
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Security Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Security Officer
4 4 (17.39%) Security Officer
5 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Risk Management
2 12 (52.17%) Business Continuity
3 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
4 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (39.13%) Supplier Management
5 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL V2
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
8 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Use Case
9 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Security Management
10 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 5 (21.74%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee
2 1 (4.35%) Websense
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