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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South West
Rank 128 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 107 152 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.17% 2.75% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 103 97
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.99% -

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
4360 4905 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.29% 88.89% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3563 4111 4348
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -15 34 £57,500 +9.52% 17
Gloucestershire -19 34 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Dorset +23 10 £60,000 +26.31%
Wiltshire +12 10 £48,750 -4.87% 2
Devon +3 5 £33,581 +22.11% 1
Somerset -15 5 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Avon - 4 - -
Cornwall -3 1 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (37.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (35.97%) Management Information System
3 99 (35.61%) CISSP
4 93 (33.45%) Security Cleared
5 78 (28.06%) Degree
6 67 (24.10%) Security Management
7 66 (23.74%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (19.78%) DV Cleared
9 54 (19.42%) Information Security Management
9 54 (19.42%) Finance
10 53 (19.06%) ITIL
10 53 (19.06%) SC Cleared
11 51 (18.35%) CISM
12 49 (17.63%) Risk Management
13 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
13 46 (16.55%) COBIT
14 43 (15.47%) CESG Certified Professional
15 42 (15.11%) ISMS
16 41 (14.75%) Windows
16 41 (14.75%) Project Management
17 40 (14.39%) Information Assurance
17 40 (14.39%) Security Architecture
18 39 (14.03%) PCI DSS
19 38 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (13.31%) Service Management
20 37 (13.31%) SIEM
21 33 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
21 33 (11.87%) Risk Assessment
22 31 (11.15%) Business Continuity
22 31 (11.15%) Computer Science

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 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.16%) Apache
3 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.80%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.08%) Confluence
4 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.16%) MS Office
2 6 (2.16%) MS Project
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.27%) Firewall
2 20 (7.19%) Network Security
2 20 (7.19%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.40%) VPN
4 13 (4.68%) NAS
4 13 (4.68%) SAN
5 12 (4.32%) DNS
6 10 (3.60%) FTP
6 10 (3.60%) HTTP
6 10 (3.60%) SMTP
6 10 (3.60%) Wireshark
7 9 (3.24%) SSL
8 7 (2.52%) DHCP
8 7 (2.52%) LDAP
9 6 (2.16%) Internet
9 6 (2.16%) LAN
9 6 (2.16%) tcpdump
9 6 (2.16%) Telnet
10 5 (1.80%) WAN
11 4 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.19%) MySQL
1 20 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.80%) OLAP
4 5 (1.80%) OLTP
4 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.72%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) GIS
7 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.80%) JIRA
3 4 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.72%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) Hudson
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.72%) Maven
4 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.72%) Selenium
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 54 (19.42%) Finance
2 23 (8.27%) Legal
3 20 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.47%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.88%) Marketing
6 7 (2.52%) German Language
7 6 (2.16%) Banking
7 6 (2.16%) Retail
8 5 (1.80%) Electronics
8 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (22.30%) Consultant
2 55 (19.78%) Analyst
3 36 (12.95%) Security Consultant
4 33 (11.87%) Security Analyst
5 30 (10.79%) Security Manager
6 28 (10.07%) Architect
7 25 (8.99%) Security Architect
8 21 (7.55%) Information Manager
8 21 (7.55%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (6.83%) IT Analyst
10 17 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
11 16 (5.76%) SOC Analyst
12 15 (5.40%) IT Architect
12 15 (5.40%) IT Security Architect
13 14 (5.04%) CISSP Consultant
13 14 (5.04%) Developer
13 14 (5.04%) Information Security Consultant
14 13 (4.68%) Server Engineer
14 13 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.68%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.12%) Web Services
2 14 (5.04%) CSS
2 14 (5.04%) HTML
3 12 (4.32%) .NET
3 12 (4.32%) jQuery
4 9 (3.24%) JSON
5 7 (2.52%) XML
6 5 (1.80%) MDX
6 5 (1.80%) REST
7 3 (1.08%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.72%) Angular 2
8 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.72%) J2SE
8 2 (0.72%) Kendo UI
8 2 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 100 (35.97%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.15%) Computer Science
3 29 (10.43%) CESG
4 24 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (8.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (7.91%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.68%) Clustering
7 13 (4.68%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.88%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.08%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (1.08%) Statistics
10 3 (1.08%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.75%) Windows
2 21 (7.55%) Linux
3 17 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.76%) Unix
4 16 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.88%) Android
5 8 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.10%) Security Management
2 66 (23.74%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (19.42%) Information Security Management
4 53 (19.06%) ITIL
5 49 (17.63%) Risk Management
6 42 (15.11%) ISMS
7 41 (14.75%) Project Management
8 40 (14.39%) Information Assurance
8 40 (14.39%) Security Architecture
9 38 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (13.31%) Service Management
10 37 (13.31%) SIEM
11 33 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (11.87%) Risk Assessment
12 31 (11.15%) Business Continuity
13 30 (10.79%) Incident Management
13 30 (10.79%) Security Operations
14 28 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (8.27%) Data Protection
15 23 (8.27%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.99%) C
2 16 (5.76%) Java
3 15 (5.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.40%) SQL
4 13 (4.68%) PHP
5 12 (4.32%) Python
6 8 (2.88%) C++
7 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.08%) C#
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 99 (35.61%) CISSP
2 93 (33.45%) Security Cleared
3 78 (28.06%) Degree
4 55 (19.78%) DV Cleared
5 53 (19.06%) SC Cleared
6 51 (18.35%) CISM
7 43 (15.47%) CESG Certified Professional
8 29 (10.43%) CISA
9 14 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (4.68%) CISMP
11 12 (4.32%) GIAC
12 8 (2.88%) CCNA
13 7 (2.52%) CCIE
13 7 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (2.52%) GCIH
13 7 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
14 6 (2.16%) CREST Certified
15 5 (1.80%) CHECK Team Leader
15 5 (1.80%) CHECK Team Member
15 5 (1.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (37.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (16.55%) COBIT
3 39 (14.03%) PCI DSS
4 19 (6.83%) JSP 440
4 19 (6.83%) RMADS
5 13 (4.68%) ISO27002
6 12 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (3.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (3.24%) ISO 9001
8 8 (2.88%) HMG Infosec
9 4 (1.44%) SLA
9 4 (1.44%) Solvency II
10 3 (1.08%) BS7799
10 3 (1.08%) ISO19770
11 2 (0.72%) QA
12 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.36%) ISO27005
System Software
1 21 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.68%) Firmware
3 13 (4.68%) Terminal Services
4 12 (4.32%) Snort
5 6 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.72%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) Nmap
1 4 (1.44%) QRadar
2 3 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.08%) WSUS
3 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.72%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.19%) HP
3 15 (5.40%) Cisco
3 15 (5.40%) Citrix
4 13 (4.68%) CommVault
4 13 (4.68%) Zend
5 10 (3.60%) LogRhythm
5 10 (3.60%) VMware
6 7 (2.52%) Splunk
7 6 (2.16%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.80%) SAP
8 5 (1.80%) Veeam
9 4 (1.44%) AlienVault
9 4 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.44%) FireEye
9 4 (1.44%) IBM
9 4 (1.44%) Juniper
9 4 (1.44%) LogLogic
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle
10 3 (1.08%) Rackspace
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
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Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
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Salary: + Progression Opportunities
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Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
St Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
St Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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The National Trust
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + health & life assurance, penison
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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