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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 145 137 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 106 94 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 1.52% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.85% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 76 81
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,625 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
4936 5093 4221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.13% 82.54% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 4134 3718
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 0 41 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Bristol -16 30 £46,250 -11.90% 8
Wiltshire -9 14 £50,000 +44.92% 1
Dorset +9 11 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Somerset +16 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 91 (34.47%) DV Cleared
3 78 (29.55%) Management Information System
4 70 (26.52%) Military
5 69 (26.14%) ITIL
6 65 (24.62%) C
7 63 (23.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 61 (23.11%) CISSP
9 60 (22.73%) Cyber Security
10 59 (22.35%) Risk Management
10 59 (22.35%) Degree
11 58 (21.97%) Time Management
12 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (20.45%) Linux
14 53 (20.08%) Microsoft
15 50 (18.94%) DevOps
16 47 (17.80%) Windows
17 45 (17.05%) VMware
18 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (16.29%) PCI DSS
19 43 (16.29%) C++
20 42 (15.91%) Finance
21 40 (15.15%) Scrum
22 37 (14.02%) Firewall
23 36 (13.64%) Service Management
24 35 (13.26%) Business Continuity
25 33 (12.50%) Project Management
25 33 (12.50%) Java
25 33 (12.50%) SC Cleared
26 32 (12.12%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 17 (6.44%) Node.js
1 17 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.02%) Firewall
2 18 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.44%) Wireless
4 14 (5.30%) Network Security
5 12 (4.55%) Internet
6 10 (3.79%) Wireshark
7 9 (3.41%) DNS
8 6 (2.27%) LDAP
8 6 (2.27%) HTTP
8 6 (2.27%) tcpdump
9 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.89%) FTP
10 4 (1.52%) SMTP
11 3 (1.14%) LAN
11 3 (1.14%) SSL
11 3 (1.14%) WAN
11 3 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.76%) Intranet
12 2 (0.76%) Telnet
12 2 (0.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.44%) MySQL
1 17 (6.44%) RDBMS
1 17 (6.44%) MongoDB
1 17 (6.44%) Big Data
1 17 (6.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.76%) MS Access
3 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.38%) Essbase
4 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (6.06%) ClearCase
1 16 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.68%) WinDbg
2 15 (5.68%) GDB
3 13 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (26.52%) Military
2 42 (15.91%) Finance
3 13 (4.92%) Legal
4 11 (4.17%) Retail
5 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.65%) Banking
7 5 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.76%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (23.11%) Consultant
2 55 (20.83%) Security Consultant
3 38 (14.39%) Analyst
4 35 (13.26%) Security Analyst
5 23 (8.71%) Security Manager
6 19 (7.20%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (6.82%) Information Manager
8 16 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
12 10 (3.79%) Information Security Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) Integration Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Information Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) Penetration Tester
12 10 (3.79%) Tester
12 10 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Cyber Security Manager
13 9 (3.41%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.58%) HTML
2 17 (6.44%) J2EE
2 17 (6.44%) Middleware
2 17 (6.44%) Hibernate
2 17 (6.44%) Spring
2 17 (6.44%) CSS
2 17 (6.44%) HTML5
2 17 (6.44%) CSS3
2 17 (6.44%) Apache Camel
3 8 (3.03%) .NET
4 4 (1.52%) JSP
5 2 (0.76%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) STL
6 1 (0.38%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 27 (10.23%) CESG
3 25 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.44%) Visualisation
4 17 (6.44%) PKI
5 14 (5.30%) RMADS
5 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.30%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (2.27%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.27%) BYOD
8 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Statistics
11 1 (0.38%) PMI
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.45%) Linux
2 47 (17.80%) Windows
3 18 (6.82%) UNIX
4 1 (0.38%) AIX
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.14%) ITIL
2 60 (22.73%) Cyber Security
3 59 (22.35%) Risk Management
4 58 (21.97%) Time Management
5 57 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (18.94%) DevOps
7 40 (15.15%) Scrum
8 36 (13.64%) Service Management
9 35 (13.26%) Business Continuity
10 33 (12.50%) Project Management
11 30 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (9.85%) Configuration Management
12 26 (9.85%) Validation
12 26 (9.85%) SDLC
13 25 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (9.47%) Risk Assessment
14 24 (9.09%) Information Assurance
15 22 (8.33%) Data Protection
16 21 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (7.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.62%) C
2 43 (16.29%) C++
3 33 (12.50%) Java
4 28 (10.61%) Perl
4 28 (10.61%) Python
5 18 (6.82%) Ruby
6 17 (6.44%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.41%) SQL
8 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.14%) C#
9 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 91 (34.47%) DV Cleared
3 61 (23.11%) CISSP
4 59 (22.35%) Degree
5 33 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.71%) CISM
7 17 (6.44%) CISA
8 7 (2.65%) SSCP
9 5 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.89%) CISMP
9 5 (1.89%) CHFI
9 5 (1.89%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.89%) CRISC
10 4 (1.52%) CEH
10 4 (1.52%) GIAC
11 3 (1.14%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.76%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.38%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (23.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (16.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.03%) COBIT
5 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.52%) JSP 440
6 4 (1.52%) BS7799
7 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.14%) SLA
7 3 (1.14%) QA
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.79%) vSphere
4 9 (3.41%) Snort
5 6 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) Nmap
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (17.05%) VMware
3 22 (8.33%) Oracle
4 19 (7.20%) Cisco
5 7 (2.65%) McAfee
6 4 (1.52%) Websense
6 4 (1.52%) Qualys
6 4 (1.52%) SAP
7 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.76%) LogLogic
8 2 (0.76%) Q1 Labs
8 2 (0.76%) Twitter
8 2 (0.76%) Symantec
8 2 (0.76%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.76%) BT
9 1 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.38%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.38%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.38%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £47,328 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
2Source Talent
Salary: £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
ComputaCenter
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago