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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 143 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 87 105 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.43% 1.99% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.52% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 70 77 110
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,083 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4867 4164 4256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.13% 78.97% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 3640 3745
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 10 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 10 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 -10 26 £54,000 +8.00% 4
Bristol -13 24 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Wiltshire -1 19 £34,500 -11.50% 5
Dorset -17 6 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Somerset -22 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 44 (25.43%) Security Cleared
3 42 (24.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (23.70%) Windows
5 37 (21.39%) CISSP
6 35 (20.23%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (18.50%) Finance
8 26 (15.03%) Risk Management
8 26 (15.03%) CISM
9 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.87%) Cyber Security
10 22 (12.72%) ITIL
10 22 (12.72%) Project Management
10 22 (12.72%) Business Development
11 21 (12.14%) SQL
12 20 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (10.98%) PCI DSS
13 19 (10.98%) Incident Management
14 17 (9.83%) Business Continuity
14 17 (9.83%) Firewall
14 17 (9.83%) Network Security
15 15 (8.67%) DV Cleared
15 15 (8.67%) C
15 15 (8.67%) Linux
15 15 (8.67%) Security Management
16 14 (8.09%) VMware
16 14 (8.09%) Banking
16 14 (8.09%) Degree
16 14 (8.09%) Python
16 14 (8.09%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 10 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%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.58%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.20%) MS Office
3 5 (2.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) Firewall
1 17 (9.83%) Network Security
2 12 (6.94%) SSL
3 8 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.89%) VPN
6 4 (2.31%) SAN
7 3 (1.73%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) DNS
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
8 2 (1.16%) DHCP
9 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) MS Access
2 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Riak
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Subversion
2 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.73%) Ranorex
3 3 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.73%) JMeter
3 3 (1.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.16%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.16%) WatiN
4 2 (1.16%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.16%) GDB
4 2 (1.16%) WATIR
General
1 32 (18.50%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Military
4 10 (5.78%) Legal
5 6 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.73%) Law
7 3 (1.73%) Back Office
7 3 (1.73%) Local Government
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (28.32%) Consultant
2 48 (27.75%) Security Consultant
3 26 (15.03%) Information Security Consultant
4 22 (12.72%) Analyst
5 20 (11.56%) Security Manager
6 17 (9.83%) Security Analyst
7 13 (7.51%) Tester
8 11 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Architect
9 9 (5.20%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (5.20%) Data Manager
10 8 (4.62%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Security Specialist
10 8 (4.62%) Senior Security Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) IT Manager
11 7 (4.05%) SAP Security Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) HTML
2 9 (5.20%) XML
3 8 (4.62%) Web Services
4 6 (3.47%) .NET
5 5 (2.89%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.16%) Middleware
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) JSP
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.16%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) OSGi
7 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.58%) REST
7 1 (0.58%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.58%) JSON
7 1 (0.58%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.58%) WCF
7 1 (0.58%) Struts2
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (37.57%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.51%) PKI
3 10 (5.78%) RMADS
4 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.31%) PMI
5 4 (2.31%) Replication
5 4 (2.31%) CESG
6 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.70%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 10 (5.78%) UNIX
4 4 (2.31%) Debian
4 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.31%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (15.03%) Risk Management
3 24 (13.87%) Cyber Security
4 22 (12.72%) ITIL
4 22 (12.72%) Project Management
4 22 (12.72%) Business Development
5 20 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (10.98%) Incident Management
7 17 (9.83%) Business Continuity
8 15 (8.67%) Security Management
9 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (6.36%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (6.36%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.36%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (6.36%) Time Management
12 10 (5.78%) Information Assurance
12 10 (5.78%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.78%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.78%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.14%) SQL
2 15 (8.67%) C
3 14 (8.09%) C++
3 14 (8.09%) Python
4 12 (6.94%) C#
5 8 (4.62%) Java
6 7 (4.05%) ABAP
7 5 (2.89%) Perl
7 5 (2.89%) PHP
7 5 (2.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) Haskell
8 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (25.43%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.39%) CISSP
3 26 (15.03%) CISM
4 15 (8.67%) DV Cleared
5 14 (8.09%) Degree
5 14 (8.09%) CISA
5 14 (8.09%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.20%) CEH
7 7 (4.05%) ISSAP
7 7 (4.05%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.89%) ISEB
9 4 (2.31%) PMP
9 4 (2.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.16%) CCDP
11 2 (1.16%) CCIE
11 2 (1.16%) CCSP
11 2 (1.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.78%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.89%) JSP 440
5 4 (2.31%) QA
6 3 (1.73%) SLA
6 3 (1.73%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.16%) ISO 9000
7 2 (1.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.58%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) Snort
4 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (2.31%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.73%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.58%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.09%) VMware
2 14 (8.09%) 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%) HP
6 5 (2.89%) Citrix
6 5 (2.89%) Teradata
7 4 (2.31%) Sun
7 4 (2.31%) Sage
8 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle
9 2 (1.16%) Meraki
9 2 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.58%) Facebook
10 1 (0.58%) Twitter
10 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £59000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Heath, Holiday
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Circa £37,000 Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago