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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 210 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 30 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 43
Average salary £51,750 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.37% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,950 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.78% -16.36%
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
4994 4317 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.75% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3640 3748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -12 19 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bristol - 3 £60,000 - 2
Devon - 3 £60,000 -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Dorset -27 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) Information Security
3 29 (48.33%) RMADS
4 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (36.67%) Management Information System
6 21 (35.00%) CESG
7 20 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 20 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Cyber Security
9 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (23.33%) CISSP
10 13 (21.67%) Linux
10 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (20.00%) Time Management
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.00%) Algorithms
13 8 (13.33%) Firewall
13 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 7 (11.67%) Degree
14 7 (11.67%) Network Security
14 7 (11.67%) Military
14 7 (11.67%) Finance
15 6 (10.00%) Security Management
15 6 (10.00%) Project Management
15 6 (10.00%) JSP
15 6 (10.00%) JSP 440
16 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
16 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (8.33%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security
3 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
7 1 (1.67%) SNMP
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) IPv4
7 1 (1.67%) IPv6
7 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Military
2 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Avionics
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Consultant
2 18 (30.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 17 (28.33%) Security Consultant
4 14 (23.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Bid Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Information Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.67%) CLAS Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Information Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (1.67%) STL
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) POSIX
2 1 (1.67%) Pthreads
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) RMADS
2 22 (36.67%) Management Information System
3 21 (35.00%) CESG
4 9 (15.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.33%) PKI
5 2 (3.33%) SCADA
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Physics
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Information Security
2 20 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 15 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (20.00%) Time Management
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) Security Management
10 5 (8.33%) Information Security Management
10 5 (8.33%) Validation
10 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Probability Theory
11 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.67%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.00%) Network Design
12 3 (5.00%) Coaching
13 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C
1 4 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (23.33%) CISSP
5 7 (11.67%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) Postgraduate
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) PhD
8 1 (1.67%) CISA
8 1 (1.67%) CISM
8 1 (1.67%) GCIA
8 1 (1.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.67%) COBIT
4 1 (1.67%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) BT
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago