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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 209 186 197
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 27 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.83% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 15
Average salary £51,500 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 11 £51,500 -
Gloucestershire -35 9 £51,250 +28.12% 6
Devon - 6 £44,125 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (56.14%) Information Security
1 32 (56.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
3 28 (49.12%) Risk Management
4 26 (45.61%) RMADS
5 25 (43.86%) CESG
6 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
6 22 (38.60%) CISSP
7 18 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
9 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (21.05%) Cyber Security
10 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 11 (19.30%) Time Management
11 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.30%) Linux
12 10 (17.54%) Internet
12 10 (17.54%) Finance
12 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
13 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.04%) Military
13 8 (14.04%) ITIL
13 8 (14.04%) CISA
13 8 (14.04%) CISM
14 7 (12.28%) Benchmarking
14 7 (12.28%) IIS
14 7 (12.28%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (12.28%) Firewall
14 7 (12.28%) Degree
14 7 (12.28%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) Internet
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Military
3 6 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
7 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Consultant
2 21 (36.84%) Security Consultant
3 16 (28.07%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 13 (22.81%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Bid Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Information Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance Officer
7 3 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Graduate
9 1 (1.75%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) JSP
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) RMADS
2 25 (43.86%) CESG
3 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.28%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (10.53%) BYOD
6 6 (10.53%) Internet of Things
7 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.75%) Physics
9 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) Risk Management
3 18 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.05%) Cyber Security
6 11 (19.30%) Time Management
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL
8 7 (12.28%) Benchmarking
9 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 6 (10.53%) OWASP
9 6 (10.53%) Security Management
10 5 (8.77%) Validation
10 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (7.02%) Information Management
11 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (7.02%) Service Management
11 4 (7.02%) BCP
11 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C++
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) CISSP
3 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
4 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) CISA
5 8 (14.04%) CISM
6 7 (12.28%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) PhD
8 1 (1.75%) GCIA
8 1 (1.75%) GSEC
8 1 (1.75%) CRISC
8 1 (1.75%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (56.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.28%) COBIT
4 5 (8.77%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.75%) ARP4754
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) XenServer
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (1.75%) VMware
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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