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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 95 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.48% 1.04% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.41% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 20
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
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
855 711 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 82.85% 74.22% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 710 573 630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
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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 - 3 £63,500 -
Cheltenham -2 2 £78,750 +70.27%
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (50.00%) CESG
3 11 (45.83%) RMADS
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Information Security
5 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Time Management
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
8 5 (20.83%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.50%) Security Management
10 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (12.50%) Firewall
10 3 (12.50%) CISSP
10 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) IIS
10 3 (12.50%) JSP
10 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
10 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
10 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
11 2 (8.33%) Marketing
11 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Avionics
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Bid Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Project Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) CESG
2 11 (45.83%) RMADS
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.17%) Physics
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
6 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) ARP4754