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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 216 195 151
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -44
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 20 20 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.40% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 61
Average salary £63,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
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
5002 4128 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.17% 81.74% 75.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3553 3852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
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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 -1 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Somerset - 3 £80,000 -
Wiltshire -5 2 £63,500 +53.01%
Devon - 2 - - 2
Dorset -2 1 £42,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 24 (46.15%) Network Security
3 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
4 22 (42.31%) C
4 22 (42.31%) C++
5 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (38.46%) Web Development
6 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (38.46%) Android
6 20 (38.46%) iPhone
6 20 (38.46%) Qt
6 20 (38.46%) Spring
6 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 20 (38.46%) Java
6 20 (38.46%) SQL
6 20 (38.46%) J2EE
6 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 20 (38.46%) EJB
6 20 (38.46%) HTTP
6 20 (38.46%) BT
6 20 (38.46%) Android Development
6 20 (38.46%) iOS Development
6 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
7 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (19.23%) CESG
9 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 8 (15.38%) RMADS
9 8 (15.38%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Network Security
2 20 (38.46%) HTTP
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) SNMP
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) IPv4
4 2 (3.85%) IPv6
4 2 (3.85%) IPsec
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
4 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
General
1 4 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Development Engineer
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Development Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Information Architect
6 2 (3.85%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Qt
1 20 (38.46%) Spring
1 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
1 20 (38.46%) J2EE
1 20 (38.46%) EJB
2 1 (1.92%) JSP
2 1 (1.92%) STL
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (38.46%) iPhone
2 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (19.23%) CESG
4 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (15.38%) RMADS
5 5 (9.62%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 4 (7.69%) iPad
7 2 (3.85%) SCADA
7 2 (3.85%) PKI
7 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Open Source
8 1 (1.92%) Statistics
8 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) Web Development
4 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (38.46%) Android Development
4 20 (38.46%) iOS Development
5 8 (15.38%) Information Security
6 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.62%) Security Management
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (3.85%) UML
10 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.85%) OO
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.85%) Service Management
10 2 (3.85%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C
1 22 (42.31%) C++
2 20 (38.46%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
6 1 (1.92%) LPIC
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.92%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.92%) BS7799
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Nmap
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) BT
2 2 (3.85%) IBM
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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