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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 188 218 195
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 51 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.50% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 37
Median salary £67,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.06% +28.75%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
4577 4961 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.02% 85.52% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3832 4131 4187
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,909
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Gloucestershire +20 32 £45,000 -15.09% 4
Bristol +2 7 £80,000 +57.63% 1
Dorset - 6 £67,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £70,000 -
Somerset -2 2 £41,250 - 2
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 73 (68.22%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (41.12%) Risk Management
2 44 (41.12%) Information Security
3 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
4 22 (20.56%) CISSP
5 16 (14.95%) Management Information System
6 14 (13.08%) Electronics
6 14 (13.08%) CESG
7 13 (12.15%) CISM
7 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
8 12 (11.21%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (9.35%) Degree
9 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
10 9 (8.41%) Manufacturing
10 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.41%) C
10 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (8.41%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.48%) CLAS
11 8 (7.48%) Validation
12 7 (6.54%) RMADS
12 7 (6.54%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (5.61%) Presales
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
13 6 (5.61%) CRISC
13 6 (5.61%) Oracle

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 6 (5.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (13.08%) Electronics
2 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.61%) Military
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Consultant
2 19 (17.76%) Architect
3 13 (12.15%) Information Architect
3 13 (12.15%) Information Assurance Architect
4 10 (9.35%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 9 (8.41%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Research Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Security Advisor
5 9 (8.41%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.48%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Designer
7 7 (6.54%) Information Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Systems Designer
8 6 (5.61%) Integration Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Presales Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Security Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.08%) CESG
3 4 (3.74%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (68.22%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (41.12%) Information Security
2 44 (41.12%) Risk Management
3 9 (8.41%) Security Architecture
3 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.48%) Validation
5 7 (6.54%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (5.61%) ERP
6 6 (5.61%) Presales
6 6 (5.61%) Security Management
6 6 (5.61%) SOA
7 5 (4.67%) Information Security Management
7 5 (4.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.74%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.74%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) CISSP
3 13 (12.15%) CISM
3 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.21%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (9.35%) Degree
6 8 (7.48%) CLAS
7 6 (5.61%) CRISC
8 5 (4.67%) CEH
8 5 (4.67%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (4.67%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (4.67%) CREST Certified
8 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.67%) OSCP
9 3 (2.80%) CISA
9 3 (2.80%) CISMP
10 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.93%) IISP
11 1 (0.93%) ISEB
11 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.54%) RMADS
3 3 (2.80%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (2.80%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.93%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) SAP
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