The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Assurance Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 226 219 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 14 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.11% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 26
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%
Information Assurance Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Assurance Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Assurance Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Assurance Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Assurance Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Information Assurance Consultant
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 Information Assurance Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Bristol -2 6 £62,500 +4.16%
Gloucestershire -2 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Information Assurance Consultant
England

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Information Assurance Consultant in their job title 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 with Information Assurance Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 18 (85.71%) RMADS
2 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (76.19%) CESG
4 13 (61.90%) Information Security
5 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (57.14%) Time Management
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
9 3 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
9 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) iPad
9 3 (14.29%) Network Design
10 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
10 2 (9.52%) CISSP
10 2 (9.52%) Finance
11 1 (4.76%) JSP
11 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (4.76%) CESG Infosec
11 1 (4.76%) JSP 440

Information Assurance Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Information Assurance Consultant in their job title 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 with Information Assurance Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) RMADS
2 16 (76.19%) CESG
3 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (57.14%) Time Management
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440