The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 0.71% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.87% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 17
Average salary £32,500 £50,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.96% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 460 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.45% 81.13% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 371 380 495
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Information Security
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Somerset

Information Security
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 Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Taunton - 3 - - 1
Bath -10 1 £32,500 -35.96% 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Bath, Avon
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