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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 204 234 225
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 41 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.25% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 15
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
4895 5184 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.66% 87.17% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4368 4279
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +15 35 £52,500 +2.43% 3
Bristol +1 6 £65,000 +26.82%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 42 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 33 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 32 (44.44%) Information Security
4 26 (36.11%) CISSP
5 25 (34.72%) Management Information System
6 24 (33.33%) Degree
7 20 (27.78%) C
8 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (20.83%) SOA
11 12 (16.67%) Service Management
11 12 (16.67%) Aerospace
11 12 (16.67%) Security Operations
12 11 (15.28%) Data Protection
12 11 (15.28%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (15.28%) Legal
12 11 (15.28%) Security Management
12 11 (15.28%) Apache
12 11 (15.28%) Supplier Management
12 11 (15.28%) Matrix Management
13 10 (13.89%) CESG
13 10 (13.89%) ERP
13 10 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (13.89%) CLAS
14 9 (12.50%) Presales
14 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
14 9 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
14 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
14 9 (12.50%) Oracle Retail

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.28%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.17%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Internet
2 6 (8.33%) Junos
3 4 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) FTP
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) SMTP
6 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) GIS
General
1 12 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 11 (15.28%) Legal
3 9 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Electronics
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Finance
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Architect
1 19 (26.39%) Consultant
2 17 (23.61%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Integration Architect
5 8 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.33%) IT Architect
7 6 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Information Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 4 (5.56%) SOA Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.17%) ArcSight Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Designer
10 3 (4.17%) Information Assurance Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Security Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.89%) CESG
3 8 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.17%) Physics
6 2 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Information Security
2 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (20.83%) SOA
4 12 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 12 (16.67%) Service Management
5 11 (15.28%) Data Protection
5 11 (15.28%) Matrix Management
5 11 (15.28%) Matrix Organization
5 11 (15.28%) Security Management
5 11 (15.28%) Supplier Management
6 10 (13.89%) ERP
7 9 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (12.50%) Presales
7 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
8 8 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (9.72%) Information Security Management
9 7 (9.72%) ITSM
9 7 (9.72%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 33 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 26 (36.11%) CISSP
4 24 (33.33%) Degree
5 10 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (13.89%) CLAS
6 9 (12.50%) CISA
7 7 (9.72%) CISM
8 6 (8.33%) CCNA
8 6 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (8.33%) HNC
8 6 (8.33%) HND
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (8.33%) JNCIA
9 5 (6.94%) CRISC
10 4 (5.56%) CEH
10 4 (5.56%) GIAC
10 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.17%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.50%) RMADS
3 8 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (11.11%) JSP 440
4 5 (6.94%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Juniper
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) ESRI
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
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