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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 134 134
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 150 95 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.49% 1.64% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.01% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 70
Average salary £52,500 £49,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £38,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
4973 4729 4194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.39% 81.84% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4083 3920 3697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 +18 74 £55,000 +8.91% 6
Bristol +18 35 £45,660 -13.02% 8
Wiltshire +9 19 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Dorset -6 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Devon -5 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Somerset +5 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 111 (38.81%) Security Cleared
2 90 (31.47%) Management Information System
3 89 (31.12%) DV Cleared
4 76 (26.57%) ITIL
5 69 (24.13%) CISSP
6 67 (23.43%) Risk Management
6 67 (23.43%) Degree
7 66 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 63 (22.03%) Time Management
9 58 (20.28%) Military
10 56 (19.58%) Finance
10 56 (19.58%) Linux
10 56 (19.58%) C
11 54 (18.88%) Windows
12 52 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (17.83%) VMware
14 48 (16.78%) Firewall
14 48 (16.78%) Cyber Security
15 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
16 44 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (14.69%) PCI DSS
17 42 (14.69%) DevOps
18 34 (11.89%) Information Assurance
18 34 (11.89%) Cisco
18 34 (11.89%) C++
19 33 (11.54%) Scrum
19 33 (11.54%) CESG
19 33 (11.54%) SC Cleared
20 32 (11.19%) Business Continuity
21 30 (10.49%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (4.20%) Node.js
1 12 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.10%) IIS
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.78%) Firewall
2 27 (9.44%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.69%) DNS
4 16 (5.59%) Network Security
5 15 (5.24%) LDAP
5 15 (5.24%) DHCP
6 14 (4.90%) FTP
6 14 (4.90%) SSL
6 14 (4.90%) Internet
7 13 (4.55%) Telnet
8 11 (3.85%) Wireless
9 9 (3.15%) HTTP
10 8 (2.80%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.45%) SMTP
12 5 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.40%) tcpdump
14 3 (1.05%) IPsec
14 3 (1.05%) SAN
14 3 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.20%) MySQL
1 12 (4.20%) RDBMS
1 12 (4.20%) MongoDB
1 12 (4.20%) Big Data
1 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) DB2
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 11 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 11 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 11 (3.85%) WinDbg
1 11 (3.85%) GDB
2 10 (3.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.05%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (20.28%) Military
2 56 (19.58%) Finance
3 14 (4.90%) Legal
4 11 (3.85%) Retail
5 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.45%) Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (21.68%) Consultant
2 56 (19.58%) Security Consultant
3 33 (11.54%) Security Manager
4 30 (10.49%) Analyst
5 28 (9.79%) Security Analyst
6 26 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 22 (7.69%) Information Manager
8 15 (5.24%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (4.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 11 (3.85%) Auditor
10 11 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) IT Auditor
10 11 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) Architect
11 10 (3.50%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (3.50%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (3.50%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.50%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.90%) J2EE
2 13 (4.55%) HTML
3 12 (4.20%) Middleware
3 12 (4.20%) Hibernate
3 12 (4.20%) Spring
3 12 (4.20%) CSS
3 12 (4.20%) HTML5
3 12 (4.20%) CSS3
3 12 (4.20%) Apache Camel
4 6 (2.10%) JSP
5 4 (1.40%) .NET
6 2 (0.70%) Web Services
7 1 (0.35%) STL
7 1 (0.35%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (31.47%) Management Information System
2 33 (11.54%) CESG
3 23 (8.04%) RMADS
3 23 (8.04%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.20%) Visualisation
5 12 (4.20%) PKI
6 11 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.10%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.75%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.75%) BYOD
10 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.40%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.40%) Statistics
11 3 (1.05%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.70%) Open Source
13 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.58%) Linux
2 54 (18.88%) Windows
3 17 (5.94%) UNIX
4 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.57%) ITIL
2 67 (23.43%) Risk Management
3 63 (22.03%) Time Management
4 52 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (16.78%) Cyber Security
6 42 (14.69%) DevOps
7 34 (11.89%) Information Assurance
8 33 (11.54%) Scrum
9 32 (11.19%) Business Continuity
10 30 (10.49%) Service Management
11 28 (9.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (9.79%) SIEM
12 27 (9.44%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (9.09%) Project Management
14 25 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (8.39%) Security Architecture
15 24 (8.39%) Validation
16 22 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (7.69%) PRINCE2
17 21 (7.34%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.58%) C
2 34 (11.89%) C++
3 29 (10.14%) Perl
4 25 (8.74%) Java
5 23 (8.04%) Python
6 15 (5.24%) SQL
7 13 (4.55%) Ruby
8 12 (4.20%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (38.81%) Security Cleared
2 89 (31.12%) DV Cleared
3 69 (24.13%) CISSP
4 67 (23.43%) Degree
5 33 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.69%) CISM
7 16 (5.59%) CISA
8 12 (4.20%) CHFI
9 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.15%) MCSA
11 8 (2.80%) MCP
11 8 (2.80%) Postgraduate
12 4 (1.40%) CCNP
12 4 (1.40%) CISMP
13 3 (1.05%) CCNA
13 3 (1.05%) SSCP
13 3 (1.05%) CEH
13 3 (1.05%) GIAC
14 2 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (14.69%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.85%) COBIT
4 9 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.45%) SLA
6 6 (2.10%) JSP 440
7 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.35%) BS7799
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.35%) WAI
9 1 (0.35%) QA
9 1 (0.35%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 44 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.04%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.50%) vSphere
5 5 (1.75%) Snort
6 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Nmap
2 3 (1.05%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 51 (17.83%) VMware
2 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 34 (11.89%) Cisco
4 16 (5.59%) Oracle
5 11 (3.85%) Juniper
5 11 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.10%) McAfee
7 5 (1.75%) Citrix
7 5 (1.75%) BT
8 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 3 (1.05%) Websense
8 3 (1.05%) Qualys
9 2 (0.70%) Twitter
10 1 (0.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.35%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Yeovil, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Includes Car and Bonus (10%)
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago