The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 129 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 119 119 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 2.01% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.44% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 86 83 107
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Information Security
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
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the South West

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the South West

Information Security
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 Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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 -2 55 £50,000 +14.28% 9
Bristol -7 27 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Wiltshire -9 27 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset +5 3 - -
Dorset -6 3 - -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 60 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 55 (29.57%) Management Information System
3 50 (26.88%) Windows
4 42 (22.58%) Finance
5 41 (22.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (22.04%) Firewall
5 41 (22.04%) Linux
6 40 (21.51%) ITIL
7 37 (19.89%) Cisco
8 36 (19.35%) CISSP
9 35 (18.82%) Degree
10 32 (17.20%) SC Cleared
10 32 (17.20%) DNS
11 31 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 31 (16.67%) VMware
12 30 (16.13%) SSL
13 29 (15.59%) DV Cleared
14 26 (13.98%) DHCP
14 26 (13.98%) Microsoft
14 26 (13.98%) Risk Management
15 24 (12.90%) SQL
15 24 (12.90%) LDAP
16 23 (12.37%) Cyber Security
17 21 (11.29%) FTP
17 21 (11.29%) Telnet
18 20 (10.75%) CheckPoint
19 18 (9.68%) Time Management
19 18 (9.68%) Network Architecture
19 18 (9.68%) SIEM
19 18 (9.68%) SMTP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.04%) Firewall
2 32 (17.20%) DNS
3 31 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 30 (16.13%) SSL
5 26 (13.98%) DHCP
6 24 (12.90%) LDAP
7 21 (11.29%) FTP
7 21 (11.29%) Telnet
8 18 (9.68%) Network Security
8 18 (9.68%) SMTP
9 16 (8.60%) HTTP
10 10 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (4.30%) Internet
12 7 (3.76%) IPsec
13 6 (3.23%) VPN
14 5 (2.69%) Wireless
15 4 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (1.61%) tcpdump
16 3 (1.61%) Wireshark
17 2 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Subversion
2 4 (2.15%) WinDbg
2 4 (2.15%) GDB
3 2 (1.08%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) Ant
4 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.54%) JMeter
4 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Banking
3 11 (5.91%) Military
4 8 (4.30%) Legal
5 5 (2.69%) Law
6 4 (2.15%) Retail
7 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (16.13%) Analyst
2 27 (14.52%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.98%) Consultant
4 24 (12.90%) Security Consultant
5 21 (11.29%) Security Manager
6 17 (9.14%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Lead Network Engineer
8 15 (8.06%) Information Analyst
9 14 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (7.53%) Information Security Consultant
9 14 (7.53%) Architect
10 13 (6.99%) Information Manager
11 12 (6.45%) Security Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (4.84%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.84%) Security Specialist
13 8 (4.30%) Information Specialist
14 7 (3.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
14 7 (3.76%) IT Security Engineer
14 7 (3.76%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) XML
1 7 (3.76%) HTML
2 5 (2.69%) Web Services
3 4 (2.15%) JSP
4 1 (0.54%) Servlets
4 1 (0.54%) SOAP
4 1 (0.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.54%) EJB
4 1 (0.54%) Middleware
4 1 (0.54%) Spring
4 1 (0.54%) GWT
4 1 (0.54%) Java EE 5
4 1 (0.54%) JPA
4 1 (0.54%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.54%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 55 (29.57%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.06%) RMADS
3 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.45%) CESG
5 11 (5.91%) PKI
6 5 (2.69%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.15%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.61%) Statistics
8 3 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.08%) Open Source
10 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.54%) Online Games
10 1 (0.54%) W3C
10 1 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.88%) Windows
2 41 (22.04%) Linux
3 13 (6.99%) UNIX
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) AIX
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.51%) ITIL
2 26 (13.98%) Risk Management
3 23 (12.37%) Cyber Security
4 18 (9.68%) SIEM
4 18 (9.68%) Time Management
4 18 (9.68%) Network Architecture
5 17 (9.14%) Information Assurance
5 17 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (9.14%) Security Management
5 17 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.99%) Business Continuity
9 11 (5.91%) Information Security Management
9 11 (5.91%) Project Management
10 10 (5.38%) ISMS
11 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.90%) SQL
2 14 (7.53%) C
3 12 (6.45%) C++
4 9 (4.84%) Java
4 9 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.30%) Perl
6 7 (3.76%) Python
7 6 (3.23%) C#
8 3 (1.61%) VBScript
8 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) ABAP
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 36 (19.35%) CISSP
3 35 (18.82%) Degree
4 32 (17.20%) SC Cleared
5 29 (15.59%) DV Cleared
6 16 (8.60%) CISM
7 13 (6.99%) CISA
8 9 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.30%) MCSA
10 7 (3.76%) CCNP
10 7 (3.76%) CCNA
10 7 (3.76%) MCP
11 6 (3.23%) CHFI
12 5 (2.69%) CISMP
13 3 (1.61%) CEH
14 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (1.08%) OSCP
14 2 (1.08%) OSCE
14 2 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (22.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.30%) SLA
4 6 (3.23%) COBIT
5 5 (2.69%) JSP 440
6 4 (2.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.61%) QA
8 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.54%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.69%) Snort
5 4 (2.15%) Nmap
6 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Nessus
2 3 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (19.89%) Cisco
2 31 (16.67%) VMware
3 26 (13.98%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.75%) CheckPoint
5 16 (8.60%) Juniper
6 4 (2.15%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (1.61%) BT
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle
7 3 (1.61%) Intel
7 3 (1.61%) Citrix
7 3 (1.61%) F5
8 2 (1.08%) Splunk
8 2 (1.08%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.08%) Meraki
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Nokia
9 1 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.54%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.54%) Tripwire
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Big Comp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum (Band 7)
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago