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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 195 217 200
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 52 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 26
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
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
4979 5212 4546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.61% 86.56% 84.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4393 3849
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +26 43 £55,000 -15.38% 19
Bristol -3 7 £67,500 +8.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 70 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (43.96%) Risk Management
2 40 (43.96%) Information Security
3 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (15.38%) CISSP
4 14 (15.38%) CISM
5 12 (13.19%) Electronics
6 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.89%) Degree
6 9 (9.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (9.89%) CLAS
6 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
6 9 (9.89%) Cryptography
6 9 (9.89%) Firewall
7 8 (8.79%) CESG
7 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.79%) RMADS
8 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.59%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.49%) ISMS
10 5 (5.49%) Security Operations
10 5 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (5.49%) Aerospace
10 5 (5.49%) Information Security Management
10 5 (5.49%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) DHCP
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) SSL
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) HTTP
General
1 12 (13.19%) Electronics
2 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (14.29%) Consultant
2 12 (13.19%) Architect
2 12 (13.19%) Information Architect
2 12 (13.19%) Information Assurance Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Designer
4 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Security Advisor
4 8 (8.79%) Security Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Research Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Designer
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Security Officer
7 4 (4.40%) CLAS Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Information Assurance Designer
8 3 (3.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Information Officer
8 3 (3.30%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.30%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) Cryptography
3 8 (8.79%) CESG
4 5 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.30%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (43.96%) Information Security
2 40 (43.96%) Risk Management
3 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (6.59%) Security Architecture
5 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.49%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.49%) ISMS
6 5 (5.49%) Security Management
6 5 (5.49%) Security Operations
7 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL
7 4 (4.40%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.40%) Validation
8 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.30%) Project Management
8 3 (3.30%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) CISM
1 14 (15.38%) CISSP
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (9.89%) CLAS
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) CISA
5 3 (3.30%) CISMP
6 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.20%) CRISC
6 2 (2.20%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.20%) SSCP
7 1 (1.10%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.79%) RMADS
3 3 (3.30%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (3.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.30%) ISO22301
3 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.10%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Blue Coat
1 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
1 4 (4.40%) Infoblox
1 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
1 4 (4.40%) Juniper
1 4 (4.40%) Sourcefire
1 4 (4.40%) Splunk
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
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Posted: 11 days ago
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GCHQ
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GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
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Posted: 22 days ago