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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 210 193 182
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 30 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 36
Average salary £50,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -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
5104 4710 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.62% 81.76% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3910 3739
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Gloucestershire -39 16 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Bristol - 8 £51,500 - 3
Devon - 4 £60,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 34 (53.97%) Information Security
3 28 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (42.86%) RMADS
5 25 (39.68%) Risk Management
6 24 (38.10%) Management Information System
7 23 (36.51%) CESG
8 19 (30.16%) CISSP
8 19 (30.16%) DV Cleared
9 18 (28.57%) Cyber Security
10 15 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
11 13 (20.63%) Linux
12 12 (19.05%) Time Management
13 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.29%) Finance
14 9 (14.29%) Algorithms
15 8 (12.70%) Military
15 8 (12.70%) Firewall
15 8 (12.70%) Internet
16 7 (11.11%) ITIL
16 7 (11.11%) Degree
16 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 6 (9.52%) Network Security
17 6 (9.52%) JSP 440
17 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
17 6 (9.52%) JSP
17 6 (9.52%) Security Management
17 6 (9.52%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (7.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Internet
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) Network Security
3 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Military
3 6 (9.52%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Avionics
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Consultant
2 21 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 16 (25.40%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 14 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Bid Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Information Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) CLAS Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Information Assurance Specialist
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) JSP
2 1 (1.59%) STL
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) POSIX
2 1 (1.59%) Pthreads
2 1 (1.59%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) RMADS
2 24 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 23 (36.51%) CESG
4 9 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.35%) BYOD
6 4 (6.35%) Internet of Things
6 4 (6.35%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.59%) Open Source
8 1 (1.59%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) SCADA
8 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Information Security
2 25 (39.68%) Risk Management
3 18 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (19.05%) Time Management
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 6 (9.52%) Security Management
9 5 (7.94%) Benchmarking
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) Validation
9 5 (7.94%) Information Security Management
9 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Probability Theory
10 4 (6.35%) Service Management
10 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) C
1 3 (4.76%) C++
1 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) DV Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) CISSP
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) Postgraduate
5 5 (7.94%) CISA
5 5 (7.94%) CISM
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.59%) PhD
7 1 (1.59%) GCIA
7 1 (1.59%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.52%) JSP 440
2 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.94%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.59%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) BT
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
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