The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 158 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 76 114 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 2.19% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.75% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 111
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4951 4145 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.54% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4038 3556 3772
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -21 20 £52,250 +4.50% 2
Wiltshire -2 19 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Bristol -34 19 £53,000 -2.75% 5
Somerset -18 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Dorset -20 2 - -
Devon -13 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (37.57%) Management Information System
2 49 (28.32%) Security Cleared
3 45 (26.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (23.70%) Windows
5 37 (21.39%) CISSP
6 36 (20.81%) Penetration Testing
7 27 (15.61%) Finance
7 27 (15.61%) CISM
7 27 (15.61%) Cyber Security
8 26 (15.03%) Risk Management
9 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
10 22 (12.72%) ITIL
10 22 (12.72%) Project Management
10 22 (12.72%) Business Development
11 19 (10.98%) Incident Management
11 19 (10.98%) SQL
11 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.98%) PCI DSS
11 19 (10.98%) SC Cleared
12 17 (9.83%) Firewall
13 16 (9.25%) VMware
13 16 (9.25%) Business Continuity
13 16 (9.25%) C
13 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
13 16 (9.25%) Cisco
14 15 (8.67%) CISA
14 15 (8.67%) C++
14 15 (8.67%) Degree
14 15 (8.67%) Banking
14 15 (8.67%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (3.47%) IIS
2 5 (2.89%) SAS
3 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) Firewall
2 15 (8.67%) Network Security
3 12 (6.94%) SSL
4 8 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.89%) VPN
6 4 (2.31%) DNS
6 4 (2.31%) DHCP
6 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.31%) SAN
7 3 (1.73%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless
9 1 (0.58%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.16%) MS Access
2 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Riak
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Subversion
2 4 (2.31%) JMeter
2 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.31%) Selenium
3 3 (1.73%) Ranorex
3 3 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.16%) WatiN
4 2 (1.16%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.16%) GDB
4 2 (1.16%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.16%) WATIR
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Military
4 10 (5.78%) Legal
5 6 (3.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.73%) Local Government
6 3 (1.73%) Back Office
6 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.73%) Law
6 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Advertising
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (26.59%) Consultant
2 45 (26.01%) Security Consultant
3 23 (13.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 22 (12.72%) Analyst
4 22 (12.72%) Security Manager
5 17 (9.83%) Security Analyst
6 14 (8.09%) Tester
7 11 (6.36%) Architect
7 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (5.20%) Security Specialist
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.62%) Information Manager
9 8 (4.62%) Information Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Security Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) SAP Security Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) HTML
2 10 (5.78%) XML
3 8 (4.62%) Web Services
4 6 (3.47%) .NET
5 5 (2.89%) SailPoint
6 4 (2.31%) JSP
7 3 (1.73%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) SOAP
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) Spring
8 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.16%) HTML5
8 2 (1.16%) OSGi
9 1 (0.58%) GWT
9 1 (0.58%) WCF
9 1 (0.58%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.58%) Struts2
9 1 (0.58%) Java EE 5
9 1 (0.58%) JPA
9 1 (0.58%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 65 (37.57%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.51%) PKI
3 12 (6.94%) RMADS
4 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.89%) CESG
5 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.31%) Replication
7 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.16%) PMI
9 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.70%) Windows
2 14 (8.09%) Linux
3 10 (5.78%) UNIX
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.16%) Debian
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.81%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (15.61%) Cyber Security
3 26 (15.03%) Risk Management
4 22 (12.72%) ITIL
4 22 (12.72%) Project Management
4 22 (12.72%) Business Development
5 19 (10.98%) Incident Management
5 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (9.25%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 12 (6.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (6.94%) Security Management
7 12 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (6.36%) Information Assurance
8 11 (6.36%) Time Management
9 10 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.78%) Security Architecture
10 9 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.62%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.98%) SQL
2 16 (9.25%) C
3 15 (8.67%) C++
4 14 (8.09%) Python
5 12 (6.94%) C#
6 9 (5.20%) Java
7 7 (4.05%) ABAP
8 5 (2.89%) Ruby
8 5 (2.89%) Perl
8 5 (2.89%) PHP
9 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) Haskell
10 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (28.32%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.39%) CISSP
3 27 (15.61%) CISM
4 19 (10.98%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.67%) CISA
5 15 (8.67%) Degree
5 15 (8.67%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.78%) CEH
7 7 (4.05%) ISSAP
7 7 (4.05%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.89%) ISEB
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.16%) PMP
9 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.16%) GCIA
9 2 (1.16%) GSEC
9 2 (1.16%) GCIH
9 2 (1.16%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (26.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.05%) JSP 440
3 7 (4.05%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.89%) QA
5 3 (1.73%) SLA
5 3 (1.73%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.16%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.16%) COBIT
6 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.58%) BS7799
7 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) Snort
4 3 (1.73%) Nmap
4 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (2.31%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.31%) Nessus
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) VMware
2 16 (9.25%) Cisco
3 12 (6.94%) Symantec
4 8 (4.62%) Splunk
4 8 (4.62%) LogLogic
5 7 (4.05%) SAP
6 5 (2.89%) Teradata
6 5 (2.89%) HP
6 5 (2.89%) Citrix
7 4 (2.31%) Sun
7 4 (2.31%) Sage
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle
9 2 (1.16%) Intel
9 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.16%) Meraki
10 1 (0.58%) Veeam
10 1 (0.58%) Facebook
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Salary: Competitive (plus benefits)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
CPS Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago