The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Specialist role 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Specialist
Rank - - 219
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.25%
Information Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the South West region.

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Information Security Specialist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISMP
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISMP
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001