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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 127 148 163
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 124 103 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 1.77% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.05% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 85 75 63
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,624 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
4709 5015 5215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.75% 86.04% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 4236 4267
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bristol +34 48 £51,250 +20.58% 8
Gloucestershire -1 35 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Wiltshire +22 17 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Somerset 0 13 £42,500 -18.26% 2
Cornwall - 6 £50,000 - 1
Dorset +6 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 108 (37.89%) CISSP
2 94 (32.98%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (25.61%) Management Information System
3 73 (25.61%) Finance
4 72 (25.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (24.21%) Security Cleared
6 65 (22.81%) Security Management
7 63 (22.11%) CISM
8 62 (21.75%) Risk Management
8 62 (21.75%) Degree
9 59 (20.70%) Information Security Management
10 53 (18.60%) ITIL
10 53 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 42 (14.74%) CISA
11 42 (14.74%) Information Assurance
12 40 (14.04%) Service Management
13 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (12.98%) DV Cleared
15 35 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
16 33 (11.58%) Firewall
16 33 (11.58%) ISMS
17 32 (11.23%) PCI DSS
18 31 (10.88%) CESG Certified Professional
19 30 (10.53%) Security Operations
19 30 (10.53%) Computer Science
19 30 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (9.82%) CESG
20 28 (9.82%) Project Management
20 28 (9.82%) Windows
20 28 (9.82%) MS Excel

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 9 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (0.70%) Confluence
3 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.35%) nginx
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.75%) MS Office
4 3 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.86%) SaaS
2 9 (3.16%) IaaS
2 9 (3.16%) PaaS
3 6 (2.11%) Office 365
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.58%) Firewall
2 23 (8.07%) Internet
2 23 (8.07%) Network Security
3 19 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.26%) HTTP
5 13 (4.56%) DNS
6 10 (3.51%) LAN
6 10 (3.51%) WAN
7 9 (3.16%) HTTPS
7 9 (3.16%) VPN
8 8 (2.81%) 3G
8 8 (2.81%) 4G
9 7 (2.46%) FTP
9 7 (2.46%) OSPF
10 6 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.11%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.75%) SAN
11 5 (1.75%) SSH
11 5 (1.75%) tcpdump
12 4 (1.40%) BGP-4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.81%) MySQL
3 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.70%) OLAP
5 2 (0.70%) OLTP
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) DB2
6 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.35%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.05%) AppScan
2 3 (1.05%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Maven
4 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) TestRail
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (25.61%) Finance
2 25 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.96%) Electronics
4 13 (4.56%) Banking
4 13 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.86%) Military
6 10 (3.51%) Legal
6 10 (3.51%) Retail
7 9 (3.16%) Marketing
8 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.05%) Automotive
9 3 (1.05%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (24.91%) Consultant
2 45 (15.79%) Analyst
3 44 (15.44%) Security Consultant
4 30 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 25 (8.77%) Security Manager
6 19 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
6 19 (6.67%) Tester
7 17 (5.96%) Architect
7 17 (5.96%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 16 (5.61%) Information Analyst
8 16 (5.61%) Information Security Analyst
8 16 (5.61%) Information Security Manager
9 15 (5.26%) Information Manager
10 13 (4.56%) Administrator
10 13 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Security Specialist
12 11 (3.86%) Security Officer
13 10 (3.51%) Information Security Officer
13 10 (3.51%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) HTML
2 5 (1.75%) .NET
3 4 (1.40%) JSON
3 4 (1.40%) Web Services
4 3 (1.05%) XML
5 2 (0.70%) MDX
5 2 (0.70%) Middleware
5 2 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.35%) Java EE
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) JSF
6 1 (0.35%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.35%) Memcached
6 1 (0.35%) OAuth
6 1 (0.35%) OpenID
6 1 (0.35%) RESTful
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) Spring
6 1 (0.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 28 (9.82%) CESG
5 20 (7.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (5.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.21%) PKI
8 9 (3.16%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.81%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.81%) SCADA
9 8 (2.81%) Social Media
10 7 (2.46%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.46%) Cryptography
10 7 (2.46%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (2.46%) User Experience
11 5 (1.75%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.75%) iPad
12 4 (1.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.82%) Windows
2 20 (7.02%) Linux
3 9 (3.16%) Unix
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Debian
7 1 (0.35%) HPUX
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.98%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (22.81%) Security Management
3 62 (21.75%) Risk Management
4 59 (20.70%) Information Security Management
5 53 (18.60%) ITIL
6 42 (14.74%) Information Assurance
7 40 (14.04%) Service Management
8 35 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (11.58%) ISMS
10 30 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (10.53%) Security Operations
11 28 (9.82%) Project Management
12 26 (9.12%) Security Architecture
13 20 (7.02%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.67%) Business Continuity
14 19 (6.67%) Data Protection
14 19 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 19 (6.67%) SIEM
15 18 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.77%) C
2 21 (7.37%) Java
3 12 (4.21%) C++
4 10 (3.51%) Python
4 10 (3.51%) SQL
5 9 (3.16%) Perl
6 7 (2.46%) PHP
7 6 (2.11%) Ruby
8 3 (1.05%) Ada
8 3 (1.05%) C#
8 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.70%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (37.89%) CISSP
2 69 (24.21%) Security Cleared
3 63 (22.11%) CISM
4 62 (21.75%) Degree
5 53 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 42 (14.74%) CISA
7 37 (12.98%) DV Cleared
8 31 (10.88%) CESG Certified Professional
9 24 (8.42%) CREST Certified
10 15 (5.26%) CEH
10 15 (5.26%) SANS
11 13 (4.56%) CRISC
12 12 (4.21%) OSCP
13 11 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (3.86%) PCI QSA
14 10 (3.51%) CISMP
14 10 (3.51%) GCIA
14 10 (3.51%) GCIH
15 9 (3.16%) CLAS
15 9 (3.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (25.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (11.23%) PCI DSS
3 27 (9.47%) COBIT
4 16 (5.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (3.86%) RMADS
6 10 (3.51%) SLA
7 8 (2.81%) ISO27002
8 7 (2.46%) HMG Infosec
8 7 (2.46%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.40%) QA
10 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
10 3 (1.05%) MISRA
11 2 (0.70%) GPG13
12 1 (0.35%) BS7799
12 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.35%) ISO19770
12 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (3.51%) Snort
2 9 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.40%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.05%) Firmware
5 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.35%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) RSA enVision
2 5 (1.75%) Nessus
3 4 (1.40%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.35%) FTK
5 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.86%) Cisco
3 10 (3.51%) ArcSight
4 8 (2.81%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.46%) Splunk
6 5 (1.75%) IBM
6 5 (1.75%) SAP
6 5 (1.75%) VMware
7 4 (1.40%) HP
7 4 (1.40%) Juniper
8 3 (1.05%) Citrix
8 3 (1.05%) CommVault
8 3 (1.05%) Veracode
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle
10 1 (0.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.35%) BMC
10 1 (0.35%) Google
10 1 (0.35%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.35%) Veeam
Gloucestershire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Car Allowance+ Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + benefits,car
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
St Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Zurich
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago