The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 71 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.27% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £80,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 447 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 85.96% 79.82% 73.59%
Number of salaries quoted 508 409 429
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Somerset

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bath - 1 £80,000 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Information Assurance
South West

Information Assurance
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) RMADS
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440