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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 132 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 109 106 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 1.76% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.07% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 81
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
4524 5127 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.62% 85.36% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 4290 4319
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +38 46 £50,000 - 5
Gloucestershire -10 31 £60,500 +21.00% 8
Somerset +7 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wiltshire +11 9 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Dorset +4 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Devon - 2 £38,750 - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 121 (42.61%) CISSP
2 96 (33.80%) Cybersecurity
3 79 (27.82%) Management Information System
4 77 (27.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 74 (26.06%) Security Cleared
6 73 (25.70%) Security Management
7 67 (23.59%) Risk Management
8 64 (22.54%) Finance
9 63 (22.18%) CISM
10 59 (20.77%) Information Security Management
11 53 (18.66%) SC Cleared
11 53 (18.66%) Degree
12 51 (17.96%) ITIL
13 48 (16.90%) Information Assurance
14 47 (16.55%) Firewall
15 45 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
16 38 (13.38%) CESG Certified Professional
17 37 (13.03%) CISA
18 34 (11.97%) DV Cleared
19 33 (11.62%) Security Operations
20 32 (11.27%) PCI DSS
20 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (11.27%) Windows
21 30 (10.56%) C
22 29 (10.21%) CESG
22 29 (10.21%) Security Architecture
23 28 (9.86%) ISMS
23 28 (9.86%) SIEM
23 28 (9.86%) Internet
24 26 (9.15%) Java

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 6 (2.11%) IIS
1 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.82%) SaaS
2 4 (1.41%) IaaS
2 4 (1.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.55%) Firewall
2 28 (9.86%) Internet
3 22 (7.75%) Network Security
4 19 (6.69%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.99%) HTTP
6 16 (5.63%) DNS
7 11 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (3.52%) HTTPS
9 9 (3.17%) 3G
9 9 (3.17%) 4G
9 9 (3.17%) LAN
9 9 (3.17%) WAN
10 8 (2.82%) FTP
11 7 (2.46%) OSPF
11 7 (2.46%) VPN
12 6 (2.11%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.76%) SSH
13 5 (1.76%) tcpdump
14 4 (1.41%) BGP-4
14 4 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) MySQL
3 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.35%) GIS
5 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.35%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.06%) AppScan
2 3 (1.06%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Maven
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) TestRail
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (22.54%) Finance
2 22 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.69%) Electronics
4 16 (5.63%) Banking
5 14 (4.93%) Military
6 13 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.82%) Legal
7 8 (2.82%) Marketing
8 4 (1.41%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.06%) Automotive
9 3 (1.06%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (28.52%) Consultant
2 51 (17.96%) Security Consultant
3 46 (16.20%) Analyst
4 35 (12.32%) Security Analyst
5 23 (8.10%) Penetration Tester
5 23 (8.10%) Security Manager
5 23 (8.10%) Tester
6 18 (6.34%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 18 (6.34%) Information Security Consultant
7 16 (5.63%) Architect
7 16 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (4.93%) Information Analyst
8 14 (4.93%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (4.23%) Security Officer
9 12 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.87%) Information Manager
10 11 (3.87%) Security Specialist
10 11 (3.87%) Trainer
11 10 (3.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.17%) .NET
1 9 (3.17%) HTML
2 3 (1.06%) J2EE
3 2 (0.70%) CSS
3 2 (0.70%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) EJB
4 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.35%) Java EE
4 1 (0.35%) JSF
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) OAuth
4 1 (0.35%) OpenID
4 1 (0.35%) RESTful
4 1 (0.35%) SAML
4 1 (0.35%) Spring
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (27.82%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.21%) CESG
4 24 (8.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (7.39%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.28%) PKI
7 14 (4.93%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.52%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.17%) Mainframe
9 9 (3.17%) Social Media
10 8 (2.82%) AS400
10 8 (2.82%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (2.82%) SCADA
11 7 (2.46%) Cyber Attack
11 7 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.76%) Physics
13 4 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.27%) Windows
2 24 (8.45%) Linux
3 9 (3.17%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Debian
5 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.80%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (25.70%) Security Management
3 67 (23.59%) Risk Management
4 59 (20.77%) Information Security Management
5 51 (17.96%) ITIL
6 48 (16.90%) Information Assurance
7 45 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (11.62%) Security Operations
9 29 (10.21%) Security Architecture
10 28 (9.86%) ISMS
10 28 (9.86%) SIEM
11 26 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 25 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (8.80%) Service Management
13 23 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (7.39%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.39%) Project Management
15 20 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (6.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.56%) C
2 26 (9.15%) Java
3 14 (4.93%) C++
4 13 (4.58%) Python
5 11 (3.87%) Perl
6 9 (3.17%) SQL
7 5 (1.76%) Assembly Language
7 5 (1.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.76%) PHP
7 5 (1.76%) Ruby
8 3 (1.06%) Ada
8 3 (1.06%) C#
8 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (42.61%) CISSP
2 74 (26.06%) Security Cleared
3 63 (22.18%) CISM
4 53 (18.66%) Degree
4 53 (18.66%) SC Cleared
5 38 (13.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 37 (13.03%) CISA
7 34 (11.97%) DV Cleared
8 24 (8.45%) CREST Certified
9 17 (5.99%) SANS
10 16 (5.63%) CEH
10 16 (5.63%) CLAS
11 14 (4.93%) CISMP
12 13 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (4.58%) CRISC
12 13 (4.58%) PCI QSA
13 12 (4.23%) GCIA
13 12 (4.23%) GCIH
13 12 (4.23%) OSCP
14 8 (2.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (27.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (11.27%) PCI DSS
3 23 (8.10%) COBIT
4 16 (5.63%) RMADS
5 13 (4.58%) ISO27002
6 11 (3.87%) HMG Infosec
7 9 (3.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (2.46%) GPG13
10 6 (2.11%) SLA
11 5 (1.76%) JSP 440
12 4 (1.41%) ISO22301
12 4 (1.41%) QA
13 3 (1.06%) MISRA
14 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.35%) ISO27005
System Software
1 13 (4.58%) Snort
2 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) ACF2
3 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) RSA enVision
2 8 (2.82%) Nessus
3 3 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.06%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.35%) FTK
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) QRadar
5 1 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.58%) ArcSight
3 11 (3.87%) IBM
4 10 (3.52%) Cisco
4 10 (3.52%) VMware
5 8 (2.82%) LogRhythm
6 7 (2.46%) Splunk
7 4 (1.41%) Juniper
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle
8 3 (1.06%) SAP
8 3 (1.06%) Veracode
9 1 (0.35%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.35%) Google
9 1 (0.35%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.35%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.35%) Qualys
9 1 (0.35%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec
9 1 (0.35%) Trend Micro
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