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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 112 108 142
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 135 157 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.58% 2.68% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.02% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 112 116 71
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
4600 5191 5665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.97% 88.52% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3812 4381 4663
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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 -12 51 £52,500 +7.69% 7
Bristol -2 48 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Wiltshire +23 23 £45,000 -31.29% 2
Devon -8 6 £48,750 +62.50%
Dorset +1 3 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Somerset -3 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Cornwall - 1 £60,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 99 (35.23%) CISSP
2 98 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 98 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (30.25%) Degree
4 71 (25.27%) Finance
5 68 (24.20%) Security Management
6 67 (23.84%) Security Cleared
7 64 (22.78%) ITIL
8 61 (21.71%) Information Security Management
9 58 (20.64%) Cybersecurity
10 54 (19.22%) CISM
11 51 (18.15%) Microsoft
11 51 (18.15%) PCI DSS
12 49 (17.44%) ISMS
13 48 (17.08%) COBIT
13 48 (17.08%) Service Management
14 47 (16.73%) Risk Management
14 47 (16.73%) DV Cleared
15 46 (16.37%) SC Cleared
15 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (15.30%) MS Excel
17 40 (14.23%) Project Management
18 39 (13.88%) Computer Science
19 38 (13.52%) CESG Certified Professional
20 37 (13.17%) Security Architecture
21 36 (12.81%) Information Assurance
22 35 (12.46%) CISA
23 33 (11.74%) Windows
24 31 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
25 30 (10.68%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
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 14 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) Apache
3 5 (1.78%) MS Project Server
4 4 (1.42%) Confluence
4 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.56%) MS Office
3 9 (3.20%) MS Project
4 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.85%) IaaS
1 8 (2.85%) PaaS
1 8 (2.85%) SaaS
2 7 (2.49%) Office 365
3 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) Firewall
2 18 (6.41%) Network Security
3 17 (6.05%) VPN
4 15 (5.34%) NAS
4 15 (5.34%) SAN
5 8 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.14%) DNS
7 5 (1.78%) Internet
7 5 (1.78%) LAN
7 5 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.42%) FTP
8 4 (1.42%) HTTP
8 4 (1.42%) SMTP
8 4 (1.42%) WAN
9 3 (1.07%) SNMP
9 3 (1.07%) SSH
9 3 (1.07%) SSL
9 3 (1.07%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.47%) MySQL
3 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.49%) OLAP
6 7 (2.49%) OLTP
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.71%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 71 (25.27%) Finance
2 22 (7.83%) Legal
3 21 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.63%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.91%) Retail
6 8 (2.85%) Marketing
7 7 (2.49%) German Language
8 5 (1.78%) Electronics
8 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.42%) Banking
10 3 (1.07%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (18.86%) Consultant
2 50 (17.79%) Analyst
3 38 (13.52%) Security Analyst
4 30 (10.68%) Architect
4 30 (10.68%) Security Consultant
4 30 (10.68%) Security Manager
5 21 (7.47%) IT Analyst
5 21 (7.47%) Security Architect
6 20 (7.12%) Information Manager
6 20 (7.12%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (6.41%) IT Security Analyst
8 17 (6.05%) Information Analyst
8 17 (6.05%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Active Directory Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Server Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Windows Server Engineer
10 14 (4.98%) CISSP Consultant
10 14 (4.98%) Information Security Officer
10 14 (4.98%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.76%) Web Services
2 12 (4.27%) CSS
2 12 (4.27%) HTML
2 12 (4.27%) jQuery
3 10 (3.56%) JSON
3 10 (3.56%) XML
4 8 (2.85%) .NET
5 7 (2.49%) MDX
5 7 (2.49%) REST
6 4 (1.42%) Zend Framework
7 3 (1.07%) Kendo UI
8 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.36%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 98 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.88%) Computer Science
3 28 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.54%) CESG
4 24 (8.54%) Data Centre
5 19 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (5.34%) Clustering
6 15 (5.34%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.85%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (2.85%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.14%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.14%) User Experience
9 3 (1.07%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.07%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.07%) EPoS
9 3 (1.07%) Statistics
10 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.74%) Windows
2 18 (6.41%) Windows Server
2 18 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (4.98%) Linux
5 7 (2.49%) Unix
6 6 (2.14%) Android
6 6 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.20%) Security Management
2 64 (22.78%) ITIL
3 61 (21.71%) Information Security Management
4 58 (20.64%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (17.44%) ISMS
6 48 (17.08%) Service Management
7 47 (16.73%) Risk Management
8 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (14.23%) Project Management
10 37 (13.17%) Security Architecture
11 36 (12.81%) Information Assurance
12 31 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (10.68%) Risk Assessment
14 27 (9.61%) Security Operations
15 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (8.19%) Business Continuity
17 22 (7.83%) Digital Forensics
17 22 (7.83%) Incident Management
17 22 (7.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.69%) C
2 14 (4.98%) PHP
3 13 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.91%) Python
5 10 (3.56%) SQL
6 8 (2.85%) Java
7 7 (2.49%) C++
7 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.07%) C#
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (35.23%) CISSP
2 85 (30.25%) Degree
3 67 (23.84%) Security Cleared
4 54 (19.22%) CISM
5 47 (16.73%) DV Cleared
6 46 (16.37%) SC Cleared
7 38 (13.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 35 (12.46%) CISA
9 17 (6.05%) CISMP
10 11 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.49%) CCIE
11 7 (2.49%) CCNA
12 6 (2.14%) CLAS
13 5 (1.78%) CHECK Team Leader
13 5 (1.78%) CHECK Team Member
13 5 (1.78%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.78%) ISEB
13 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.42%) PCI QSA
15 3 (1.07%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (18.15%) PCI DSS
3 48 (17.08%) COBIT
4 22 (7.83%) RMADS
5 21 (7.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (5.34%) JSP 440
7 13 (4.63%) ISO27002
8 10 (3.56%) HMG Infosec
8 10 (3.56%) ISO 9001
9 7 (2.49%) SLA
10 6 (2.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (1.42%) Solvency II
12 3 (1.07%) BS7799
12 3 (1.07%) ISO19770
13 2 (0.71%) QA
14 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.36%) ISO27005
System Software
1 23 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.34%) Firmware
3 15 (5.34%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.07%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (1.07%) RSA Archer
1 3 (1.07%) RSA enVision
1 3 (1.07%) WSUS
2 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) QRadar
3 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.41%) HP
3 15 (5.34%) Citrix
3 15 (5.34%) CommVault
4 13 (4.63%) Zend
5 10 (3.56%) Cisco
6 8 (2.85%) VMware
7 5 (1.78%) SAP
8 4 (1.42%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.42%) Splunk
8 4 (1.42%) Veeam
9 3 (1.07%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.07%) BMC
9 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.71%) Dell
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle
10 2 (0.71%) Sophos
10 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas
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