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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 239 209 182
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 12 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.40% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 33
Average salary £52,500 £63,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.32% +27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
5086 5022 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.05% 82.54% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4068 3569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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
Bristol - 6 £51,250 - 3
Gloucestershire -22 4 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) CISSP
4 19 (55.88%) CESG
5 18 (52.94%) Information Security
6 17 (50.00%) Cyber Security
7 16 (47.06%) Risk Management
8 14 (41.18%) CISM
9 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
10 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
11 10 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (26.47%) CISA
13 8 (23.53%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (20.59%) ITIL
14 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
14 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
14 7 (20.59%) Degree
15 6 (17.65%) COBIT
15 6 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (17.65%) OWASP
15 6 (17.65%) BYOD
15 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
15 6 (17.65%) Internet of Things
15 6 (17.65%) Internet
15 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
15 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
15 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 5 (14.71%) Finance
16 5 (14.71%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Consultant
2 17 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (32.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance Officer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Bid Manager
6 2 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Information Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) CESG
2 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (23.53%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.65%) BYOD
5 6 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (17.65%) Internet of Things
6 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) RMADS
8 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 16 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 10 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) Benchmarking
6 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 6 (17.65%) OWASP
6 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Information Management
8 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (11.76%) BCP
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.76%) ITSM
9 2 (5.88%) Security Management
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (58.82%) CISSP
3 14 (41.18%) CISM
4 9 (26.47%) CISA
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) PCI QSA
6 3 (8.82%) CRISC
7 1 (2.94%) GCIA
7 1 (2.94%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (17.65%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Snort
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Juniper
1 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 2 (5.88%) McAfee
1 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
1 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
1 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
1 2 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Benifits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago