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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 57 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.04% 0.71% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.83% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £43,750 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
489 484 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.02% 85.66% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 427 411 484
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 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
(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
Street - 8 - -
Bath +10 2 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Taunton -11 2 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) Business Continuity
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) QA
4 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (34.48%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Banking
5 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
5 9 (31.03%) Data Security
5 9 (31.03%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (31.03%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
5 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (31.03%) Wealth Management
5 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) SIEM
6 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.79%) RMADS
8 3 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
8 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Security Management
9 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.90%) PHP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Information Officer
1 13 (44.83%) Information Security Officer
1 13 (44.83%) Security Officer
2 12 (41.38%) Compliance Officer
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 9 (31.03%) Penetration Tester
3 9 (31.03%) Security Compliance Officer
3 9 (31.03%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
5 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Continuity
2 10 (34.48%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (31.03%) Data Security
3 9 (31.03%) Malware Analysis
3 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
3 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (31.03%) Wealth Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (37.93%) QA
3 4 (13.79%) RMADS
4 3 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.45%) COBIT
5 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago