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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 113 145 170
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 146 107 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.61% 1.81% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.09% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 96 81 49
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
4876 5111 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.24% 86.50% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4068 4273 4278
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 56 £41,250 - 16
Gloucestershire -2 49 £55,000 +7.31% 25
Cornwall - 15 £50,000 - 3
Wiltshire +13 14 £67,500 +54.28% 4
Dorset +14 7 £46,250 - 2
Somerset -6 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Devon +5 1 £35,000 -31.37%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 108 (38.57%) CISSP
2 81 (28.93%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 74 (26.43%) Management Information System
5 73 (26.07%) Finance
6 72 (25.71%) Degree
7 65 (23.21%) CISM
7 65 (23.21%) ITIL
8 62 (22.14%) Security Cleared
9 59 (21.07%) Security Management
10 56 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 54 (19.29%) Information Security Management
12 48 (17.14%) Service Management
13 47 (16.79%) CISA
14 44 (15.71%) SC Cleared
15 41 (14.64%) PCI DSS
16 39 (13.93%) Information Assurance
16 39 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (13.93%) MS Excel
17 38 (13.57%) DV Cleared
18 37 (13.21%) COBIT
18 37 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (12.86%) Computer Science
20 35 (12.50%) ISMS
21 33 (11.79%) Microsoft
22 32 (11.43%) Security Architecture
23 30 (10.71%) Project Management
24 29 (10.36%) Windows
24 29 (10.36%) Telecoms
25 28 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional

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 12 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) IIS
3 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.07%) Confluence
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Office
2 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.57%) IaaS
1 10 (3.57%) PaaS
1 10 (3.57%) SaaS
2 8 (2.86%) Office 365
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.29%) Firewall
2 25 (8.93%) Network Security
3 19 (6.79%) TCP/IP
4 18 (6.43%) Internet
5 13 (4.64%) DNS
5 13 (4.64%) LAN
6 12 (4.29%) WAN
7 11 (3.93%) HTTP
8 10 (3.57%) VPN
9 8 (2.86%) OSPF
9 8 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.50%) FTP
11 6 (2.14%) NAS
11 6 (2.14%) SAN
11 6 (2.14%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.79%) 3G
12 5 (1.79%) 4G
12 5 (1.79%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.79%) SSH
12 5 (1.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.93%) MySQL
3 9 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.14%) OLAP
4 6 (2.14%) OLTP
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.71%) GIS
5 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) DB2
6 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.07%) AppScan
2 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.07%) JIRA
2 3 (1.07%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Ant
4 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.36%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) JUnit
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.36%) TestRail
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (26.07%) Finance
2 29 (10.36%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.71%) Electronics
4 13 (4.64%) Legal
5 12 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.57%) Marketing
7 9 (3.21%) Banking
7 9 (3.21%) Retail
8 7 (2.50%) German Language
8 7 (2.50%) Military
9 5 (1.79%) Law
10 4 (1.43%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (21.43%) Consultant
2 47 (16.79%) Analyst
3 37 (13.21%) Security Consultant
4 32 (11.43%) Security Manager
5 28 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 22 (7.86%) Information Security Manager
7 21 (7.50%) Information Manager
8 17 (6.07%) Information Analyst
8 17 (6.07%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (5.71%) Administrator
9 16 (5.71%) Architect
9 16 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 14 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
10 14 (5.00%) Tester
11 12 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.93%) Information Officer
12 11 (3.93%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (3.93%) Security Officer
13 10 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.21%) JSON
1 9 (3.21%) Web Services
2 8 (2.86%) XML
3 6 (2.14%) MDX
3 6 (2.14%) REST
4 5 (1.79%) HTML
5 3 (1.07%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) CSS
6 2 (0.71%) jQuery
6 2 (0.71%) Kendo UI
6 2 (0.71%) Middleware
6 2 (0.71%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.36%) EJB
7 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.36%) Java EE
7 1 (0.36%) Memcached
7 1 (0.36%) OAuth
7 1 (0.36%) OpenID
7 1 (0.36%) RESTful
7 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (26.43%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (12.86%) Computer Science
4 25 (8.93%) CESG
5 21 (7.50%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.21%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.86%) SCADA
9 7 (2.50%) Clustering
9 7 (2.50%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.50%) PKI
9 7 (2.50%) User Experience
10 6 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.79%) iPad
12 4 (1.43%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.36%) Windows
2 17 (6.07%) Linux
3 11 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.14%) Unix
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.93%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (23.21%) ITIL
3 59 (21.07%) Security Management
4 56 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 54 (19.29%) Information Security Management
6 48 (17.14%) Service Management
7 39 (13.93%) Information Assurance
8 37 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (12.50%) ISMS
10 32 (11.43%) Security Architecture
11 30 (10.71%) Project Management
12 27 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (8.21%) Mentoring
13 23 (8.21%) Security Operations
14 21 (7.50%) Data Protection
14 21 (7.50%) Incident Management
15 20 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (6.43%) ITSM
16 18 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.57%) C
2 19 (6.79%) Java
3 12 (4.29%) SQL
4 11 (3.93%) C++
5 10 (3.57%) Python
6 9 (3.21%) Perl
7 6 (2.14%) PHP
7 6 (2.14%) Ruby
7 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.07%) C#
9 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.71%) Ada
10 2 (0.71%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (38.57%) CISSP
2 72 (25.71%) Degree
3 65 (23.21%) CISM
4 62 (22.14%) Security Cleared
5 47 (16.79%) CISA
6 44 (15.71%) SC Cleared
7 38 (13.57%) DV Cleared
8 28 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (8.21%) CREST Certified
10 15 (5.36%) SANS
11 14 (5.00%) CEH
12 13 (4.64%) CRISC
13 11 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (3.93%) CISMP
13 11 (3.93%) OSCP
13 11 (3.93%) PCI QSA
14 10 (3.57%) GCIA
14 10 (3.57%) GCIH
15 9 (3.21%) GIAC
16 8 (2.86%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (26.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (14.64%) PCI DSS
3 37 (13.21%) COBIT
4 23 (8.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (4.29%) SLA
6 11 (3.93%) RMADS
7 9 (3.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (3.21%) ISO27002
8 8 (2.86%) JSP 440
9 7 (2.50%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (1.79%) ISO 9001
11 4 (1.43%) QA
12 3 (1.07%) BS7799
12 3 (1.07%) ISO19770
13 2 (0.71%) GPG13
13 2 (0.71%) MISRA
14 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.21%) Snort
3 7 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.14%) Firmware
5 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) RSA enVision
2 5 (1.79%) Nessus
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.07%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.36%) FTK
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.36%) Cisco
3 10 (3.57%) ArcSight
4 8 (2.86%) HP
4 8 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.50%) Splunk
6 6 (2.14%) Citrix
6 6 (2.14%) CommVault
6 6 (2.14%) SAP
7 5 (1.79%) VMware
8 4 (1.43%) Juniper
9 3 (1.07%) BMC
9 3 (1.07%) IBM
9 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.07%) Veracode
10 2 (0.71%) Google
10 2 (0.71%) Veeam
10 2 (0.71%) Zend
11 1 (0.36%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.36%) Infoblox
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Acumin
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 16% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Nr. Newquay
King's Service Centre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
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