The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 74 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 12 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.23% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.16% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Average salary £65,000 £36,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -17.71%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Information Assurance
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
749 605 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.82% 77.07% 73.90%
Number of salaries quoted 638 520 677
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Gloucester +13 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Tewkesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Cirencester - 2 £31,750 -
Cheltenham -7 1 - -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) iPad
3 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) CESG
3 5 (31.25%) CESG CLAS
3 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) RMADS
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) LPIC
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) RHCE
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CESG
1 5 (31.25%) CESG CLAS
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) RMADS
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) HPUX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) RHCE
4 1 (6.25%) LPIC
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) VMware