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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 144 133 97
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 107 103 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 1.82% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.23% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 122
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,875 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5349 4628 4077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.13% 82.00% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4388 4022 3541
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 46 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Bristol -6 25 £43,750 +9.37% 8
Wiltshire -14 21 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Dorset -7 9 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Somerset +4 2 £53,750 +22.85%
Devon - 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 52 (29.38%) Management Information System
3 43 (24.29%) Windows
4 35 (19.77%) Finance
4 35 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (19.21%) Linux
6 33 (18.64%) ITIL
7 31 (17.51%) Cisco
8 30 (16.95%) CISSP
9 29 (16.38%) Firewall
10 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
10 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
11 26 (14.69%) DV Cleared
12 25 (14.12%) Cyber Security
12 25 (14.12%) SSL
12 25 (14.12%) Degree
13 23 (12.99%) DNS
14 22 (12.43%) TCP/IP
14 22 (12.43%) SQL
14 22 (12.43%) VMware
15 21 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
16 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
16 19 (10.73%) Network Security
17 18 (10.17%) CISM
17 18 (10.17%) Risk Management
18 17 (9.60%) C
18 17 (9.60%) DHCP
18 17 (9.60%) LDAP
19 16 (9.04%) C++
19 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.38%) Firewall
2 25 (14.12%) SSL
3 23 (12.99%) DNS
4 22 (12.43%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.73%) Network Security
6 17 (9.60%) LDAP
6 17 (9.60%) DHCP
7 14 (7.91%) SMTP
7 14 (7.91%) FTP
7 14 (7.91%) Telnet
8 12 (6.78%) HTTP
8 12 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.95%) IPsec
10 6 (3.39%) Wireless
11 5 (2.82%) Internet
12 4 (2.26%) VPN
12 4 (2.26%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.69%) tcpdump
14 2 (1.13%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Subversion
2 6 (3.39%) WinDbg
2 6 (3.39%) GDB
3 2 (1.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.13%) Selenium
3 2 (1.13%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.13%) JMeter
4 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.56%) Ant
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
General
1 35 (19.77%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Military
2 13 (7.34%) Banking
3 10 (5.65%) Legal
4 5 (2.82%) Law
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
5 4 (2.26%) Advertising
5 4 (2.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (18.08%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Security Analyst
3 27 (15.25%) Consultant
4 26 (14.69%) Security Consultant
5 16 (9.04%) Information Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.34%) Architect
8 12 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (6.21%) Security Specialist
9 11 (6.21%) Network Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Software Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Security Architect
10 10 (5.65%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Information Manager
10 10 (5.65%) Lead Network Engineer
11 9 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (4.52%) Tester
12 8 (4.52%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) Web Services
1 9 (5.08%) XML
1 9 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (0.56%) Servlets
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) EJB
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Spring
3 1 (0.56%) GWT
3 1 (0.56%) Java EE 5
3 1 (0.56%) JPA
3 1 (0.56%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (0.56%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.34%) PKI
4 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.08%) RMADS
6 8 (4.52%) CESG
7 5 (2.82%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.26%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.13%) Statistics
11 1 (0.56%) W3C
11 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.56%) Online Games
11 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Windows
2 34 (19.21%) Linux
3 15 (8.47%) UNIX
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) ITIL
2 25 (14.12%) Cyber Security
3 21 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (10.17%) Risk Management
5 15 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (7.91%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (7.91%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (7.34%) Project Management
7 13 (7.34%) Network Architecture
8 12 (6.78%) Time Management
8 12 (6.78%) Security Management
9 11 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.21%) Business Development
10 10 (5.65%) ISMS
10 10 (5.65%) Information Assurance
10 10 (5.65%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.65%) Information Security Management
11 9 (5.08%) Change Management
11 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.43%) SQL
2 17 (9.60%) C
3 16 (9.04%) C++
4 12 (6.78%) Python
5 8 (4.52%) Java
5 8 (4.52%) Perl
5 8 (4.52%) C#
6 6 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.82%) ABAP
8 4 (2.26%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.95%) CISSP
3 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.69%) DV Cleared
5 25 (14.12%) Degree
6 18 (10.17%) CISM
7 12 (6.78%) CISA
8 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.82%) CCNA
9 5 (2.82%) SAP Certification
9 5 (2.82%) CISMP
10 4 (2.26%) CEH
10 4 (2.26%) CCNP
10 4 (2.26%) ISEB
10 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.69%) MCP
11 3 (1.69%) MCSA
11 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.13%) CHFI
12 2 (1.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.39%) SLA
4 4 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.26%) COBIT
4 4 (2.26%) QA
4 4 (2.26%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.56%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (6.78%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.52%) Snort
3 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.26%) Nmap
5 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Nessus
2 3 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (17.51%) Cisco
2 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.43%) VMware
4 14 (7.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.65%) Juniper
6 5 (2.82%) SAP
6 5 (2.82%) Splunk
6 5 (2.82%) LogLogic
7 4 (2.26%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.69%) Intel
8 3 (1.69%) F5
9 2 (1.13%) BT
9 2 (1.13%) Meraki
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle
9 2 (1.13%) HP
9 2 (1.13%) Nokia
10 1 (0.56%) Apple
10 1 (0.56%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.56%) Tripwire
Bristol, Somerset
Capita
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
South West UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £51,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Dorset
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago