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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 206 195 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 30 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.66% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 41
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
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
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Gloucestershire -1 18 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Bristol -11 8 £62,500 +30.48% 1
Cornwall - 2 - -
Dorset -24 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (43.40%) Information Security
4 21 (39.62%) Management Information System
5 20 (37.74%) RMADS
6 18 (33.96%) CESG
7 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
7 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
7 14 (26.42%) Cyber Security
8 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.75%) Time Management
9 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (18.87%) Linux
10 10 (18.87%) Network Security
11 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.98%) CISSP
12 7 (13.21%) Security Management
12 7 (13.21%) Firewall
12 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
12 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
13 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
13 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.32%) Windows
13 6 (11.32%) OO
14 5 (9.43%) Postgraduate
14 5 (9.43%) C++
14 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
14 5 (9.43%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Network Security
2 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 5 (9.43%) VPN
3 5 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.66%) IPsec
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.77%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.77%) IPv4
5 2 (3.77%) IPv6
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Consultant
2 20 (37.74%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 16 (30.19%) Security Consultant
4 12 (22.64%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) JSP
2 1 (1.89%) POSIX
2 1 (1.89%) STL
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Pthreads
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Management Information System
2 20 (37.74%) RMADS
3 18 (33.96%) CESG
4 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
5 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
5 5 (9.43%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (9.43%) iPad
6 3 (5.66%) PKI
6 3 (5.66%) SCADA
7 2 (3.77%) Open Source
7 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Information Security
2 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
2 14 (26.42%) Cyber Security
3 11 (20.75%) Time Management
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Security Management
6 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security Management
7 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Probability Theory
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Validation
9 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) C++
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) Postgraduate
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
4 4 (7.55%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) BT
2 1 (1.89%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago