The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.49% 1.95% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.43% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 3
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 536 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.25% 80.24% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 464 498 362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Information Security
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -14 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Taunton - 5 £40,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Data Management
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Sage
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
3 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Security Manager
2 5 (45.45%) IT Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Network Manager
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (27.27%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
6 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Management
1 5 (45.45%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISA
1 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Sage
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) Nokia
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP