The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 218 205 186
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 24 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.60% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 42
Average salary £63,750 £40,800 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -25.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Information Assurance
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
5421 4689 4356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.22% 81.99% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4057 3799
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the South West

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the South West

Information Assurance
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
Gloucestershire -8 15 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Dorset -11 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Bristol -10 2 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Somerset -2 1 £80,000 +88.23%
Devon -18 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (31.82%) Cyber Security
4 13 (29.55%) CESG
5 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 11 (25.00%) RMADS
5 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Network Security
6 10 (22.73%) Information Security
7 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) iPad
10 5 (11.36%) Probability Theory
10 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
10 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
10 5 (11.36%) OO
10 5 (11.36%) Postgraduate
10 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
11 4 (9.09%) VPN
11 4 (9.09%) Firewall
11 4 (9.09%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Network Security
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) IPsec
4 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) IPv4
4 2 (4.55%) IPv6
4 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) JSP
1 1 (2.27%) STL
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) POSIX
1 1 (2.27%) Pthreads
1 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) CESG
2 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (25.00%) RMADS
3 6 (13.64%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
4 5 (11.36%) iPad
4 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) SCADA
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.27%) Statistics
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Cyber Security
2 10 (22.73%) Information Security
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.36%) Probability Theory
6 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) Security Management
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Network Security Management
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.55%) UML
9 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (6.82%) Python
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) LPIC
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.27%) SLA
5 1 (2.27%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Nmap
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) IBM
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) BT
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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