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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 192 200 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 43 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 16
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,750 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-0.47% -10.21%
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
4631 5098 5571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.97% 88.71% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 4289 4576
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Bristol +19 19 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Gloucestershire -32 19 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Dorset - 2 £58,750 -
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 51 (61.45%) Security Cleared
2 43 (51.81%) Management Information System
3 42 (50.60%) DV Cleared
4 36 (43.37%) Information Security
5 34 (40.96%) Degree
6 26 (31.33%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (30.12%) C
8 24 (28.92%) CISSP
9 23 (27.71%) Service Management
9 23 (27.71%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (27.71%) Security Operations
10 20 (24.10%) Digital Forensics
11 19 (22.89%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (22.89%) Aerospace
12 18 (21.69%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (21.69%) Juniper
13 17 (20.48%) CESG
13 17 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 17 (20.48%) RMADS
14 16 (19.28%) JSP 440
15 15 (18.07%) Data Protection
15 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.07%) MODAF
15 15 (18.07%) Security Management
15 15 (18.07%) VMware
15 15 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (18.07%) Project Management
15 15 (18.07%) Cisco
16 14 (16.87%) Internet
16 14 (16.87%) ITIL

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 (13.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
1 12 (14.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.02%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.02%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Internet
2 12 (14.46%) Junos
3 6 (7.23%) Network Security
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) Firewall
6 2 (2.41%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) FTP
7 1 (1.20%) DHCP
7 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
7 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.20%) IPv4
7 1 (1.20%) IPv6
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) SMTP
7 1 (1.20%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
General
1 19 (22.89%) Aerospace
2 12 (14.46%) Legal
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) French Language
3 3 (3.61%) German Language
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Consultant
2 18 (21.69%) Architect
3 17 (20.48%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) IT Architect
7 6 (7.23%) IT Security Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Principal Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Information Assurance Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Information Assurance Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Information Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) ArcSight Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) ArcSight Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.81%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (20.48%) CESG
4 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
4 12 (14.46%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
6 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.02%) Physics
7 4 (4.82%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.61%) Cybercrime
8 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Solaris
2 3 (3.61%) Unix
2 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Information Security
2 26 (31.33%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (27.71%) Security Operations
3 23 (27.71%) Service Management
4 20 (24.10%) Digital Forensics
5 18 (21.69%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (18.07%) Data Protection
6 15 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (18.07%) MODAF
6 15 (18.07%) Project Management
6 15 (18.07%) Security Management
7 14 (16.87%) ITIL
7 14 (16.87%) SOA
8 13 (15.66%) DoDAF
8 13 (15.66%) ITSM
8 13 (15.66%) Protective Monitoring
9 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.46%) Presales
9 12 (14.46%) V-Model
9 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) C
2 1 (1.20%) Lua
2 1 (1.20%) Perl
2 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (61.45%) Security Cleared
2 42 (50.60%) DV Cleared
3 34 (40.96%) Degree
4 24 (28.92%) CISSP
5 23 (27.71%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (14.46%) CCNA
6 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (14.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (14.46%) JNCIA
7 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.05%) CLAS
9 8 (9.64%) CISA
9 8 (9.64%) CISM
9 8 (9.64%) GIAC
10 7 (8.43%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) GSEC
10 7 (8.43%) HNC
10 7 (8.43%) HND
10 7 (8.43%) MBCS
11 2 (2.41%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (20.48%) RMADS
2 16 (19.28%) JSP 440
3 10 (12.05%) HMG Infosec
4 6 (7.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (4.82%) GPG13
5 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (2.41%) QRadar
3 1 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.20%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Juniper
2 15 (18.07%) Cisco
2 15 (18.07%) VMware
3 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.64%) ArcSight
5 7 (8.43%) Cloudera
6 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.23%) Splunk
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle
8 3 (3.61%) Crossbeam
8 3 (3.61%) F5
8 3 (3.61%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.20%) ESRI
9 1 (1.20%) Google
9 1 (1.20%) NetWitness
9 1 (1.20%) Sourcefire
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