The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 229 217 200
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 8 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,600 £76,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £53,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +52.94%
Benchmarking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4912 5074 4248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.11% 82.75% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4142 4135 3667
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South West region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in the South West

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Benchmarking Salary Histogram in the South West

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire -9 3 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Bristol -13 3 £55,750 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) COBIT
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) OWASP
3 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 6 (33.33%) BYOD
3 6 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) BYOD
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) OWASP
3 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
1 6 (33.33%) CISA
1 6 (33.33%) CISM
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) NCDA
3 2 (11.11%) NCIE
3 2 (11.11%) VCP5
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (33.33%) COBIT
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Dell
1 3 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 3 (16.67%) Trapeze
1 3 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft