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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.44% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.21% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £46,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
616 497 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 90.06% 81.21% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 537 412 539
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -15 1 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Street - 1 £55,000 -
Taunton - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (50.00%) Security Management
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) ISMS
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (31.25%) SCADA
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) COBIT
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
5 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
5 4 (25.00%) snoop
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) PKI
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) SSH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) BGP-4
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) FTP
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) OSPF
2 4 (25.00%) snoop
2 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (25.00%) SSH
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) TestRail
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) Memcached
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) SCADA
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Debian
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 8 (50.00%) Security Management
2 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) ISMS
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 4 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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