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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.15% - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £30,750 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
663 435 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.78% 79.52% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 530 400 439
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Yeovil - 4 £29,000 -
Taunton - 2 £65,000 -
Bath - 1 £80,000 -
Frome - 1 £45,000 -
Street - 1 £32,500 - 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Data Management
5 5 (29.41%) Data Security
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Sun
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Sage
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
6 4 (23.53%) Replication
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
7 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) IT Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Network Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Data Security
1 5 (29.41%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Sage
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Intel
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 days ago