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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank - 74 61
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
444 650 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 76.03% 81.45% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 400 572 384
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440