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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 116 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 151 141 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.63% 2.35% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.72% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 103 106 71
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Bristol +4 48 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Gloucestershire -7 44 £60,000 +20.00% 20
Somerset +11 22 £32,500 - 2
Wiltshire -18 15 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Dorset +18 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Devon +7 5 £27,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £60,000 - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (36.57%) CISSP
2 105 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (28.16%) Management Information System
4 78 (25.24%) CISM
5 76 (24.60%) Risk Management
5 76 (24.60%) Finance
6 72 (23.30%) Windows
7 70 (22.65%) Security Management
7 70 (22.65%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (16.83%) Security Cleared
9 51 (16.50%) ISMS
10 49 (15.86%) Business Continuity
10 49 (15.86%) ITIL
11 47 (15.21%) Information Security Management
12 40 (12.94%) Firewall
12 40 (12.94%) Information Assurance
13 37 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (11.97%) Project Management
14 36 (11.65%) SC Cleared
14 36 (11.65%) Degree
15 35 (11.33%) CISA
16 33 (10.68%) Incident Management
17 32 (10.36%) DV Cleared
18 31 (10.03%) Security Operations
18 31 (10.03%) Java
19 29 (9.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 29 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (9.06%) Telecoms
20 28 (9.06%) Legal
20 28 (9.06%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (7.12%) IIS
2 7 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.94%) Confluence
3 6 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.94%) Node.js
3 6 (1.94%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.94%) Firewall
2 17 (5.50%) Internet
3 16 (5.18%) DNS
4 14 (4.53%) Network Security
5 11 (3.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (2.59%) HTTP
8 6 (1.94%) LAN
8 6 (1.94%) WAN
9 5 (1.62%) SSL
10 4 (1.29%) DHCP
10 4 (1.29%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.29%) Wireless
10 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.97%) Intranet
11 3 (0.97%) SAN
11 3 (0.97%) Skype
11 3 (0.97%) VPN
12 2 (0.65%) 3G
12 2 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.15%) MySQL
2 14 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.94%) Big Data
5 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.62%) DB2
7 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.59%) JIRA
2 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.62%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 76 (24.60%) Finance
2 28 (9.06%) Legal
2 28 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.15%) Banking
4 15 (4.85%) Military
5 14 (4.53%) Electronics
6 8 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (16.18%) Security Manager
2 43 (13.92%) Analyst
3 32 (10.36%) Security Officer
4 31 (10.03%) Consultant
4 31 (10.03%) Security Analyst
5 29 (9.39%) Information Manager
5 29 (9.39%) Information Security Manager
6 25 (8.09%) Security Consultant
7 22 (7.12%) Information Officer
7 22 (7.12%) Information Security Officer
8 17 (5.50%) Penetration Tester
8 17 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.50%) Tester
9 14 (4.53%) Compliance Officer
10 13 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) IT Security Officer
11 12 (3.88%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (3.56%) Designer
13 10 (3.24%) Architect
13 10 (3.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.80%) CSS
1 21 (6.80%) HTML
2 12 (3.88%) HTML5
3 10 (3.24%) LAMP
4 9 (2.91%) J2EE
5 8 (2.59%) .NET
6 6 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.94%) Apache Camel
6 6 (1.94%) CSS3
6 6 (1.94%) D3.js
6 6 (1.94%) Hibernate
6 6 (1.94%) Highcharts JS
6 6 (1.94%) Middleware
6 6 (1.94%) Spring
7 1 (0.32%) jQuery
7 1 (0.32%) JSON
7 1 (0.32%) Web Services
7 1 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (28.16%) Management Information System
2 25 (8.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (5.83%) CESG
3 18 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.50%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.88%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.88%) PKI
7 11 (3.56%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.91%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.59%) Physics
10 7 (2.27%) AS400
10 7 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.94%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.97%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.30%) Windows
2 28 (9.06%) Linux
3 14 (4.53%) Unix
4 5 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.97%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.60%) Risk Management
2 70 (22.65%) Cybersecurity
2 70 (22.65%) Security Management
3 51 (16.50%) ISMS
4 49 (15.86%) Business Continuity
4 49 (15.86%) ITIL
5 47 (15.21%) Information Security Management
6 40 (12.94%) Information Assurance
7 37 (11.97%) Penetration Testing
7 37 (11.97%) Project Management
8 33 (10.68%) Incident Management
9 31 (10.03%) Security Operations
10 29 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (9.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (8.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 24 (7.77%) Line Management
12 24 (7.77%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.80%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.03%) Java
2 26 (8.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.44%) C
4 22 (7.12%) SQL
5 16 (5.18%) Python
6 15 (4.85%) C++
6 15 (4.85%) Perl
7 8 (2.59%) Assembly Language
7 8 (2.59%) PHP
8 6 (1.94%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) C#
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (36.57%) CISSP
2 78 (25.24%) CISM
3 52 (16.83%) Security Cleared
4 36 (11.65%) Degree
4 36 (11.65%) SC Cleared
5 35 (11.33%) CISA
6 32 (10.36%) DV Cleared
7 22 (7.12%) CRISC
7 22 (7.12%) IISP
8 20 (6.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 18 (5.83%) CLAS
10 15 (4.85%) GIAC
11 12 (3.88%) CEH
11 12 (3.88%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (3.88%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (2.59%) CISMP
12 8 (2.59%) SANS
13 7 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.27%) PCI QSA
14 6 (1.94%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.44%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.85%) RMADS
4 14 (4.53%) QA
5 10 (3.24%) ISO27002
6 7 (2.27%) COBIT
6 7 (2.27%) HMG Infosec
6 7 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.62%) GPG13
7 5 (1.62%) ISO22301
8 4 (1.29%) SLA
9 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.65%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (3.56%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.56%) Snort
2 10 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.65%) ACF2
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.97%) Nessus
3 2 (0.65%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.32%) EnCase
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) QRadar
4 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (6.47%) VMware
2 17 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.18%) Oracle
4 7 (2.27%) IBM
5 6 (1.94%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.94%) Jaspersoft
5 6 (1.94%) Zend
6 5 (1.62%) Citrix
6 5 (1.62%) Sourcefire
6 5 (1.62%) Splunk
7 4 (1.29%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.29%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.29%) Infoblox
7 4 (1.29%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.29%) Juniper
8 3 (0.97%) Apple
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) EMC
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) SonicWALL
Cornwall
IO Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IO Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago