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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.16% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
632 419 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.44% 75.63% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 533 375 405
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,894 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 3 £29,000 - 1
Taunton - 2 £65,000 -
Frome - 2 £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 22 August 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 11 (73.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Data Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Security
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Sage
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (26.67%) Replication
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Security Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Network Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) CESG
5 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Management
1 5 (33.33%) Data Security
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) ISMS
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) Sage
4 3 (20.00%) Intel
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) HP
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 17 days ago