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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 226 213 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.29% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 23
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +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
4936 5093 4221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.13% 82.54% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 4134 3718
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 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
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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 -11 10 £50,750 - 1
Gloucestershire -13 5 £67,500 +28.57%
Devon -8 3 £28,250 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 24 (48.00%) Information Security
5 23 (46.00%) CESG
6 20 (40.00%) CISSP
7 19 (38.00%) RMADS
8 17 (34.00%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (30.00%) Cyber Security
10 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
11 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
12 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
13 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
14 10 (20.00%) CISM
15 9 (18.00%) Internet
15 9 (18.00%) Finance
15 9 (18.00%) CISA
15 9 (18.00%) CESG CLAS
16 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (16.00%) Military
16 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (14.00%) Degree
17 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (14.00%) Linux
17 7 (14.00%) ITIL
18 6 (12.00%) Benchmarking
18 6 (12.00%) IIS
18 6 (12.00%) Aerospace
18 6 (12.00%) Firewall
18 6 (12.00%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Military
3 6 (12.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Avionics
7 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Consultant
2 19 (38.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Bid Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) JSP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) CESG
2 19 (38.00%) RMADS
3 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (18.00%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.00%) Internet of Things
6 6 (12.00%) BYOD
6 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.00%) Physics
8 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 24 (48.00%) Information Security
3 17 (34.00%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Benchmarking
7 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.00%) OWASP
8 5 (10.00%) Time Management
8 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (8.00%) Information Management
9 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.00%) BCP
9 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.00%) Validation
9 4 (8.00%) ITSM
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) C++
1 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) Python
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) CISSP
3 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) CISM
6 9 (18.00%) CISA
7 7 (14.00%) Degree
8 3 (6.00%) PCI QSA
8 3 (6.00%) CRISC
9 1 (2.00%) PhD
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.00%) GCIA
9 1 (2.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.00%) COBIT
4 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.00%) ARP4754
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) VMware
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