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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South West
Rank 122 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 128 157 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.51% 2.71% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.04% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 106 105
Median salary £52,500 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
4572 5166 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.65% 89.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4248 4400
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -2 50 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Gloucestershire -32 26 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Wiltshire +22 13 £45,000 -3.74%
Dorset +37 11 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Cornwall -3 8 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Somerset -17 8 £24,000 -26.15%
Devon +2 5 £33,581 +22.11%
Avon - 4 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (39.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (38.01%) Security Cleared
3 95 (35.06%) CISSP
4 94 (34.69%) Management Information System
5 74 (27.31%) Security Management
6 64 (23.62%) DV Cleared
6 64 (23.62%) Degree
7 61 (22.51%) SC Cleared
8 59 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
9 54 (19.93%) Information Security Management
9 54 (19.93%) Risk Management
10 46 (16.97%) ITIL
11 45 (16.61%) ISMS
12 44 (16.24%) SIEM
12 44 (16.24%) Windows
12 44 (16.24%) Finance
13 43 (15.87%) Information Assurance
14 40 (14.76%) CESG Certified Professional
14 40 (14.76%) CISM
15 39 (14.39%) Security Architecture
15 39 (14.39%) Security Operations
16 38 (14.02%) Microsoft
17 37 (13.65%) Service Management
17 37 (13.65%) Project Management
18 36 (13.28%) COBIT
19 34 (12.55%) Firewall
19 34 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
21 31 (11.44%) Linux
21 31 (11.44%) PCI DSS

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 10 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.21%) Apache
2 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project Server
4 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.11%) IIS
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.58%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.55%) Firewall
2 28 (10.33%) TCP/IP
3 21 (7.75%) Network Security
4 16 (5.90%) Wireshark
5 12 (4.43%) Internet
5 12 (4.43%) SAN
6 11 (4.06%) VPN
7 10 (3.69%) DNS
7 10 (3.69%) HTTP
8 9 (3.32%) FTP
8 9 (3.32%) NAS
8 9 (3.32%) SMTP
8 9 (3.32%) SSL
9 8 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.95%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.58%) DHCP
10 7 (2.58%) LDAP
11 6 (2.21%) tcpdump
11 6 (2.21%) Telnet
11 6 (2.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.27%) MySQL
2 16 (5.90%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.74%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) OLTP
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) JIRA
1 4 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.74%) Hudson
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (0.74%) Maven
2 2 (0.74%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 44 (16.24%) Finance
2 24 (8.86%) Legal
3 19 (7.01%) Aerospace
4 16 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.95%) Banking
6 7 (2.58%) Marketing
7 5 (1.85%) Retail
8 4 (1.48%) Advertising
8 4 (1.48%) Electronics
8 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (23.25%) Consultant
2 57 (21.03%) Analyst
3 38 (14.02%) Architect
4 35 (12.92%) Security Consultant
5 33 (12.18%) Security Analyst
6 31 (11.44%) Security Architect
7 22 (8.12%) Security Manager
7 22 (8.12%) SOC Analyst
8 20 (7.38%) IT Architect
8 20 (7.38%) IT Security Architect
9 17 (6.27%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.90%) IT Security Analyst
11 15 (5.54%) CISSP Consultant
11 15 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (4.80%) Developer
12 13 (4.80%) Information Security Consultant
13 12 (4.43%) Information Manager
13 12 (4.43%) Information Security Manager
14 11 (4.06%) Compliance Consultant
14 11 (4.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.90%) .NET
2 13 (4.80%) CSS
2 13 (4.80%) HTML
3 12 (4.43%) Web Services
4 11 (4.06%) jQuery
5 4 (1.48%) JSON
5 4 (1.48%) XML
6 2 (0.74%) Angular 2
6 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.74%) CGI
6 2 (0.74%) J2SE
6 2 (0.74%) Spring
6 2 (0.74%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.37%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.37%) MDX
7 1 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (34.69%) Management Information System
2 28 (10.33%) CESG
3 26 (9.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.12%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.17%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.69%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.32%) Clustering
8 8 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.95%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.85%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.11%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.11%) Replication
11 2 (0.74%) CCTV
11 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.37%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.24%) Windows
2 31 (11.44%) Linux
3 26 (9.59%) Unix
4 16 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.95%) Android
7 8 (2.95%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.74%) SUSE
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.31%) Security Management
2 59 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (19.93%) Information Security Management
3 54 (19.93%) Risk Management
4 46 (16.97%) ITIL
5 45 (16.61%) ISMS
6 44 (16.24%) SIEM
7 43 (15.87%) Information Assurance
8 39 (14.39%) Security Architecture
8 39 (14.39%) Security Operations
9 37 (13.65%) Project Management
9 37 (13.65%) Service Management
10 34 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (10.70%) Business Continuity
12 29 (10.70%) Risk Assessment
12 29 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (9.96%) Incident Management
14 25 (9.23%) Protective Monitoring
15 24 (8.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.70%) C
2 24 (8.86%) Java
3 15 (5.54%) SQL
4 14 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.17%) Python
5 12 (4.43%) PHP
6 8 (2.95%) C++
7 3 (1.11%) C#
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.37%) R
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (38.01%) Security Cleared
2 95 (35.06%) CISSP
3 64 (23.62%) Degree
3 64 (23.62%) DV Cleared
4 61 (22.51%) SC Cleared
5 40 (14.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 40 (14.76%) CISM
6 23 (8.49%) CISA
7 17 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (5.54%) GIAC
9 13 (4.80%) GCIA
9 13 (4.80%) GCIH
10 11 (4.06%) CISMP
11 10 (3.69%) SANS
12 8 (2.95%) CCNA
12 8 (2.95%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (2.95%) CREST Certified
12 8 (2.95%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (2.58%) CCIE
13 7 (2.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (39.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (13.28%) COBIT
3 31 (11.44%) PCI DSS
4 23 (8.49%) RMADS
5 18 (6.64%) JSP 440
6 11 (4.06%) ISO27002
7 7 (2.58%) HMG Infosec
7 7 (2.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (2.58%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.48%) Solvency II
9 3 (1.11%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.74%) QA
11 1 (0.37%) GPG13
11 1 (0.37%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.38%) Snort
2 17 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.80%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.32%) Firmware
4 9 (3.32%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) vSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.95%) Nmap
2 4 (1.48%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.48%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.48%) QRadar
2 4 (1.48%) RSA enVision
3 3 (1.11%) WSUS
4 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Salt
5 1 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.12%) Cisco
3 17 (6.27%) HP
4 16 (5.90%) LogRhythm
5 12 (4.43%) ArcSight
5 12 (4.43%) Citrix
5 12 (4.43%) Zend
6 10 (3.69%) VMware
7 9 (3.32%) CommVault
7 9 (3.32%) FireEye
8 8 (2.95%) Splunk
9 5 (1.85%) Veeam
10 4 (1.48%) AlienVault
10 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.48%) IBM
10 4 (1.48%) Juniper
10 4 (1.48%) LogLogic
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle
10 4 (1.48%) SAP
10 4 (1.48%) Sophos
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