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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 115 126 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 130 128 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 2.19% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.57% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 69 78
Median salary £51,617 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.23% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,250 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
4541 4976 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.69% 85.25% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4150 4320
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +19 52 £52,058 +14.41% 6
Gloucestershire -9 49 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Somerset +6 13 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Wiltshire +1 7 £29,500 -46.36% 3
Devon +8 4 £31,250 -47.91%
Cornwall - 2 £60,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (36.99%) CISSP
2 97 (33.22%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (27.74%) Management Information System
5 73 (25.00%) Security Management
6 71 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 69 (23.63%) Risk Management
7 69 (23.63%) Finance
8 58 (19.86%) Information Security Management
9 55 (18.84%) CISM
10 50 (17.12%) SC Cleared
11 48 (16.44%) Firewall
12 46 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
13 45 (15.41%) Information Assurance
13 45 (15.41%) Degree
14 43 (14.73%) ITIL
15 38 (13.01%) Windows
16 34 (11.64%) CESG Certified Professional
17 32 (10.96%) CISA
18 31 (10.62%) DV Cleared
18 31 (10.62%) Security Operations
19 29 (9.93%) Security Architecture
19 29 (9.93%) ISMS
19 29 (9.93%) SIEM
19 29 (9.93%) Software Engineering
20 28 (9.59%) C
20 28 (9.59%) Java
20 28 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (9.25%) PCI DSS
21 27 (9.25%) CESG

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 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) IIS
3 2 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.44%) Firewall
2 25 (8.56%) Internet
3 21 (7.19%) Network Security
4 17 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.48%) HTTP
6 15 (5.14%) DNS
7 12 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (3.42%) HTTPS
8 10 (3.42%) LAN
8 10 (3.42%) WAN
9 9 (3.08%) 3G
9 9 (3.08%) 4G
10 7 (2.40%) FTP
10 7 (2.40%) VPN
11 6 (2.05%) OSPF
12 5 (1.71%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.37%) Intranet
13 4 (1.37%) SAN
13 4 (1.37%) tcpdump
13 4 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.71%) MySQL
3 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.34%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.03%) AppScan
2 3 (1.03%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.34%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 69 (23.63%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Electronics
3 19 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.14%) Banking
5 14 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.79%) Military
6 11 (3.77%) Legal
7 8 (2.74%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.03%) Automotive
8 3 (1.03%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Retail
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (26.71%) Consultant
2 49 (16.78%) Security Consultant
3 40 (13.70%) Analyst
4 31 (10.62%) Security Analyst
5 26 (8.90%) Security Manager
6 23 (7.88%) Penetration Tester
6 23 (7.88%) Tester
7 18 (6.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 18 (6.16%) Security Officer
8 17 (5.82%) Architect
9 16 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (4.79%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (4.45%) Information Manager
12 12 (4.11%) Information Officer
12 12 (4.11%) Information Security Officer
12 12 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.77%) Security Specialist
13 11 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
13 11 (3.77%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.45%) HTML
2 12 (4.11%) .NET
3 4 (1.37%) CSS
3 4 (1.37%) J2EE
4 2 (0.68%) JSON
4 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) EJB
5 1 (0.34%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.34%) Java EE
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) JSF
5 1 (0.34%) OAuth
5 1 (0.34%) OpenID
5 1 (0.34%) RESTful
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
5 1 (0.34%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (27.74%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.25%) CESG
4 22 (7.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (5.82%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.79%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.79%) PKI
7 9 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.08%) Social Media
8 8 (2.74%) AS400
8 8 (2.74%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.74%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.40%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (2.40%) SCADA
10 6 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.71%) Physics
12 4 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.01%) Windows
2 23 (7.88%) Linux
3 9 (3.08%) Unix
4 7 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (33.22%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (25.00%) Security Management
3 69 (23.63%) Risk Management
4 58 (19.86%) Information Security Management
5 46 (15.75%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (15.41%) Information Assurance
7 43 (14.73%) ITIL
8 31 (10.62%) Security Operations
9 29 (9.93%) ISMS
9 29 (9.93%) Security Architecture
9 29 (9.93%) SIEM
9 29 (9.93%) Software Engineering
10 24 (8.22%) Business Continuity
11 23 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (7.88%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 20 (6.85%) Project Management
14 19 (6.51%) Data Protection
15 18 (6.16%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.59%) C
1 28 (9.59%) Java
2 14 (4.79%) C++
3 13 (4.45%) Python
4 12 (4.11%) SQL
5 11 (3.77%) Perl
6 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.05%) PHP
7 5 (1.71%) Assembly Language
7 5 (1.71%) Ruby
8 3 (1.03%) Ada
8 3 (1.03%) C#
8 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (36.99%) CISSP
2 71 (24.32%) Security Cleared
3 55 (18.84%) CISM
4 50 (17.12%) SC Cleared
5 45 (15.41%) Degree
6 34 (11.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 32 (10.96%) CISA
8 31 (10.62%) DV Cleared
9 23 (7.88%) CREST Certified
10 17 (5.82%) SANS
11 14 (4.79%) CEH
12 13 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (4.45%) CRISC
13 12 (4.11%) CLAS
13 12 (4.11%) GCIA
13 12 (4.11%) GCIH
13 12 (4.11%) PCI QSA
14 11 (3.77%) CISMP
14 11 (3.77%) OSCP
15 9 (3.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (28.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (9.25%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.16%) COBIT
4 15 (5.14%) RMADS
5 14 (4.79%) ISO27002
6 9 (3.08%) HMG Infosec
6 9 (3.08%) QA
7 8 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (2.40%) GPG13
9 5 (1.71%) ISO22301
10 4 (1.37%) SLA
11 3 (1.03%) MISRA
11 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.68%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.34%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 13 (4.45%) Snort
2 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) ACF2
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.74%) Nessus
1 8 (2.74%) RSA enVision
2 2 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.68%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.34%) FTK
3 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) QRadar
3 1 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (4.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.11%) ArcSight
2 12 (4.11%) VMware
3 11 (3.77%) IBM
4 9 (3.08%) Cisco
5 7 (2.40%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.40%) Splunk
6 6 (2.05%) Oracle
7 3 (1.03%) Juniper
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
7 3 (1.03%) Veracode
8 2 (0.68%) Citrix
8 2 (0.68%) EMC
8 2 (0.68%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.34%) Google
9 1 (0.34%) Qualys
9 1 (0.34%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.34%) Symantec
9 1 (0.34%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.34%) Zend
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
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Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
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