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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 122 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.22% 1.53% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.88% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 62
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +14 54 £50,000 -2.91% 3
Bristol +11 38 £45,660 -13.02% 5
Dorset +6 16 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Wiltshire -4 14 £55,000 +29.41%
Somerset +11 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Devon -7 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 109 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 91 (33.21%) DV Cleared
3 90 (32.85%) Management Information System
4 72 (26.28%) ITIL
5 70 (25.55%) Risk Management
6 67 (24.45%) Degree
7 66 (24.09%) CISSP
8 65 (23.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 65 (23.72%) Time Management
9 63 (22.99%) Military
10 61 (22.26%) C
11 59 (21.53%) Linux
12 56 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (19.71%) Windows
14 51 (18.61%) VMware
14 51 (18.61%) Finance
14 51 (18.61%) Cyber Security
15 50 (18.25%) Microsoft
16 47 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (16.42%) DevOps
18 44 (16.06%) PCI DSS
19 39 (14.23%) Firewall
20 38 (13.87%) C++
21 36 (13.14%) Scrum
22 34 (12.41%) Business Continuity
23 32 (11.68%) Information Assurance
24 31 (11.31%) SC Cleared
25 30 (10.95%) CESG
25 30 (10.95%) Service Management
26 29 (10.58%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (5.11%) Node.js
2 6 (2.19%) IIS
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.23%) Firewall
2 24 (8.76%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.57%) DNS
4 16 (5.84%) Network Security
5 15 (5.47%) Internet
6 13 (4.74%) Wireless
7 12 (4.38%) LDAP
8 11 (4.01%) DHCP
8 11 (4.01%) FTP
9 10 (3.65%) SSL
10 9 (3.28%) HTTP
10 9 (3.28%) Telnet
10 9 (3.28%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.55%) SMTP
12 6 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.82%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.46%) LAN
14 4 (1.46%) WAN
15 3 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.11%) MySQL
1 14 (5.11%) RDBMS
1 14 (5.11%) Big Data
1 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
1 14 (5.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.73%) MS Access
4 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) DB2
5 1 (0.36%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) GDB
1 13 (4.74%) WinDbg
1 13 (4.74%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.74%) ClearCase
2 11 (4.01%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.73%) Metasploit
General
1 63 (22.99%) Military
2 51 (18.61%) Finance
3 13 (4.74%) Legal
4 11 (4.01%) Retail
5 8 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.73%) Law
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (22.26%) Consultant
2 56 (20.44%) Security Consultant
3 34 (12.41%) Analyst
4 32 (11.68%) Security Analyst
5 29 (10.58%) Security Manager
6 25 (9.12%) Information Security Consultant
7 20 (7.30%) Information Manager
8 13 (4.74%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.74%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.01%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 11 (4.01%) Auditor
10 11 (4.01%) IT Auditor
11 10 (3.65%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.65%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (3.65%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (3.65%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.28%) Cyber Security Manager
12 9 (3.28%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.20%) HTML
2 16 (5.84%) J2EE
3 14 (5.11%) Spring
3 14 (5.11%) Hibernate
3 14 (5.11%) Middleware
3 14 (5.11%) CSS
3 14 (5.11%) Apache Camel
3 14 (5.11%) HTML5
3 14 (5.11%) CSS3
4 6 (2.19%) .NET
5 5 (1.82%) JSP
6 2 (0.73%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.36%) STL
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (32.85%) Management Information System
2 30 (10.95%) CESG
3 24 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.66%) RMADS
5 14 (5.11%) PKI
5 14 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.11%) Visualisation
6 12 (4.38%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.19%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (2.19%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.19%) BYOD
9 4 (1.46%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.09%) Statistics
10 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.73%) Open Source
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.53%) Linux
2 54 (19.71%) Windows
3 20 (7.30%) UNIX
4 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.28%) ITIL
2 70 (25.55%) Risk Management
3 65 (23.72%) Time Management
4 56 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (18.61%) Cyber Security
6 45 (16.42%) DevOps
7 36 (13.14%) Scrum
8 34 (12.41%) Business Continuity
9 32 (11.68%) Information Assurance
10 30 (10.95%) Service Management
11 29 (10.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (10.22%) Project Management
13 26 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (9.12%) SIEM
14 25 (9.12%) Risk Assessment
14 25 (9.12%) Validation
15 23 (8.39%) Configuration Management
16 22 (8.03%) Security Architecture
17 21 (7.66%) Data Protection
17 21 (7.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.26%) C
2 38 (13.87%) C++
3 29 (10.58%) Java
4 28 (10.22%) Perl
5 25 (9.12%) Python
6 15 (5.47%) Ruby
7 14 (5.11%) SQL
7 14 (5.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.46%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.09%) C#
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (39.78%) Security Cleared
2 91 (33.21%) DV Cleared
3 67 (24.45%) Degree
4 66 (24.09%) CISSP
5 31 (11.31%) SC Cleared
6 21 (7.66%) CISM
7 17 (6.20%) CISA
8 10 (3.65%) CHFI
9 8 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.92%) Postgraduate
10 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.19%) MCSA
11 6 (2.19%) MCP
12 4 (1.46%) GIAC
12 4 (1.46%) CISMP
13 3 (1.09%) CCNP
13 3 (1.09%) SSCP
13 3 (1.09%) CEH
14 2 (0.73%) CCNA
14 2 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (23.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (16.06%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.28%) COBIT
5 6 (2.19%) SLA
6 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.82%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.09%) QA
8 2 (0.73%) BS7799
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.85%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.65%) vSphere
5 6 (2.19%) Snort
6 2 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) Nmap
2 2 (0.73%) Nessus
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 51 (18.61%) VMware
2 50 (18.25%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.85%) Cisco
4 20 (7.30%) Oracle
5 7 (2.55%) Juniper
5 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.19%) McAfee
7 5 (1.82%) Citrix
8 4 (1.46%) BT
8 4 (1.46%) SAP
9 3 (1.09%) Websense
9 3 (1.09%) Qualys
10 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.73%) Twitter
11 1 (0.36%) Splunk
11 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.36%) Sourcefire
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Yeovil, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago