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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 103 115 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 173 144 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.05% 2.41% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.76% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 127 109 40
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £66,091 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
4965 5225 5180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.63% 87.42% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4397 4261
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 £28,500 £29,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Gloucestershire -9 62 £55,000 - 12
Bristol +7 60 £41,250 -6.25% 3
Wiltshire +11 23 £67,500 +1.92%
Cornwall - 16 £50,000 -
Dorset +21 9 £60,000 - 2
Somerset -8 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 105 (37.37%) CISSP
2 95 (33.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (30.96%) Management Information System
4 79 (28.11%) Finance
4 79 (28.11%) Degree
5 72 (25.62%) ITIL
6 63 (22.42%) Security Management
7 58 (20.64%) Cybersecurity
8 57 (20.28%) CISM
9 56 (19.93%) Information Security Management
10 55 (19.57%) Security Cleared
11 53 (18.86%) Risk Management
12 48 (17.08%) Microsoft
12 48 (17.08%) PCI DSS
13 46 (16.37%) COBIT
13 46 (16.37%) Service Management
13 46 (16.37%) CISA
13 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (15.66%) MS Excel
15 43 (15.30%) ISMS
16 42 (14.95%) DV Cleared
17 39 (13.88%) Computer Science
18 37 (13.17%) Project Management
18 37 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (12.81%) SC Cleared
20 35 (12.46%) Security Architecture
21 34 (12.10%) Windows
22 30 (10.68%) Firewall
22 30 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
22 30 (10.68%) Information Assurance

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 16 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.14%) Apache
2 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.42%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.07%) Confluence
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.07%) IIS
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.85%) MS Office
2 8 (2.85%) MS Project
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.56%) IaaS
1 10 (3.56%) PaaS
1 10 (3.56%) SaaS
2 8 (2.85%) Office 365
3 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.68%) Firewall
2 27 (9.61%) Network Security
3 18 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.34%) Internet
4 15 (5.34%) VPN
5 14 (4.98%) DNS
6 13 (4.63%) LAN
7 12 (4.27%) WAN
8 10 (3.56%) NAS
8 10 (3.56%) SAN
9 9 (3.20%) FTP
9 9 (3.20%) HTTP
10 8 (2.85%) OSPF
11 7 (2.49%) SSH
12 6 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.14%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.78%) DHCP
13 5 (1.78%) SMTP
13 5 (1.78%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.63%) MySQL
3 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.49%) OLAP
5 7 (2.49%) OLTP
5 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.71%) GIS
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) DB2
7 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
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%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.36%) TestRail
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (28.11%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Legal
2 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.91%) Marketing
3 11 (3.91%) Retail
4 9 (3.20%) Banking
5 8 (2.85%) Electronics
6 7 (2.49%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.49%) German Language
6 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.78%) Military
8 4 (1.42%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (19.22%) Analyst
2 49 (17.44%) Consultant
3 38 (13.52%) Security Analyst
4 35 (12.46%) Security Manager
5 30 (10.68%) Security Consultant
6 22 (7.83%) Architect
6 22 (7.83%) Information Security Manager
7 21 (7.47%) Information Analyst
7 21 (7.47%) Information Manager
7 21 (7.47%) Information Security Analyst
8 16 (5.69%) IT Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Administrator
10 13 (4.63%) Information Security Consultant
10 13 (4.63%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (3.91%) Compliance Consultant
11 11 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.91%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.56%) Active Directory Engineer
12 10 (3.56%) Enterprise Architect
12 10 (3.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.91%) Web Services
2 10 (3.56%) JSON
3 9 (3.20%) XML
4 7 (2.49%) MDX
4 7 (2.49%) REST
5 4 (1.42%) .NET
6 3 (1.07%) CSS
6 3 (1.07%) HTML
6 3 (1.07%) jQuery
7 2 (0.71%) Kendo UI
7 2 (0.71%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.36%) Memcached
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
8 1 (0.36%) OAuth
8 1 (0.36%) OpenID
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) SAML
8 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 87 (30.96%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.88%) Computer Science
3 37 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (8.90%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.69%) CESG
6 11 (3.91%) Clustering
7 10 (3.56%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.20%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.85%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (2.49%) User Experience
11 6 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (2.14%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (2.14%) SCADA
12 5 (1.78%) PKI
13 4 (1.42%) Internet of Things
14 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.07%) iPad
14 3 (1.07%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.10%) Windows
2 17 (6.05%) Linux
3 15 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.14%) Unix
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Android
7 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.62%) ITIL
2 63 (22.42%) Security Management
3 58 (20.64%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (19.93%) Information Security Management
5 53 (18.86%) Risk Management
6 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (16.37%) Service Management
7 43 (15.30%) ISMS
8 37 (13.17%) Project Management
9 35 (12.46%) Security Architecture
10 30 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (10.68%) Information Assurance
11 26 (9.25%) Data Protection
11 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (8.19%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (7.83%) Incident Management
14 21 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.47%) Risk Assessment
15 19 (6.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.41%) C
2 14 (4.98%) Java
3 12 (4.27%) SQL
4 11 (3.91%) Python
5 9 (3.20%) C++
6 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.14%) C#
8 5 (1.78%) Perl
8 5 (1.78%) PHP
9 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.42%) Ruby
10 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (37.37%) CISSP
2 79 (28.11%) Degree
3 57 (20.28%) CISM
4 55 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 46 (16.37%) CISA
6 42 (14.95%) DV Cleared
7 36 (12.81%) SC Cleared
8 25 (8.90%) CESG Certified Professional
9 15 (5.34%) CISMP
10 14 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (3.91%) CREST Certified
12 10 (3.56%) CEH
12 10 (3.56%) SANS
13 8 (2.85%) CRISC
13 8 (2.85%) PCI QSA
14 7 (2.49%) CCNA
14 7 (2.49%) GCIA
14 7 (2.49%) GCIH
14 7 (2.49%) GIAC
14 7 (2.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (33.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (17.08%) PCI DSS
3 46 (16.37%) COBIT
4 22 (7.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.91%) ISO27002
5 11 (3.91%) SLA
6 10 (3.56%) RMADS
7 9 (3.20%) ISO 9001
8 8 (2.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (2.85%) JSP 440
9 6 (2.14%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (1.42%) QA
10 4 (1.42%) Solvency II
11 3 (1.07%) BS7799
11 3 (1.07%) ISO19770
12 1 (0.36%) GPG13
12 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.63%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.91%) Terminal Services
4 10 (3.56%) Firmware
5 6 (2.14%) Snort
6 3 (1.07%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) RSA enVision
2 4 (1.42%) Nessus
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.07%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.07%) WSUS
4 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
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
Vendors
1 48 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.69%) Cisco
3 12 (4.27%) HP
4 10 (3.56%) Citrix
4 10 (3.56%) CommVault
5 7 (2.49%) ArcSight
5 7 (2.49%) Splunk
5 7 (2.49%) VMware
6 6 (2.14%) LogRhythm
7 5 (1.78%) SAP
8 4 (1.42%) Juniper
8 4 (1.42%) Veeam
9 3 (1.07%) BMC
9 3 (1.07%) IBM
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle
9 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.07%) Veracode
9 3 (1.07%) Zend
10 2 (0.71%) RedGate
10 2 (0.71%) Tableau
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