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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 169 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 67 101 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 2.00% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.45% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 129
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5002 4128 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.17% 81.74% 75.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3553 3852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -25 16 £50,250 +25.62% 2
Wiltshire -2 14 £36,250 -12.12%
Bristol -35 12 £52,850 +3.62% 12
Dorset -1 10 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Somerset - 10 £32,500 - 2
Devon -22 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 62 (37.80%) Management Information System
2 45 (27.44%) Security Cleared
3 43 (26.22%) Windows
4 37 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (21.34%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (17.68%) Cyber Security
7 26 (15.85%) Microsoft
7 26 (15.85%) CISSP
8 25 (15.24%) Finance
9 22 (13.41%) Business Development
10 21 (12.80%) Cisco
11 20 (12.20%) ITIL
11 20 (12.20%) Risk Management
11 20 (12.20%) PCI DSS
11 20 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 18 (10.98%) DV Cleared
12 18 (10.98%) CISM
12 18 (10.98%) Linux
12 18 (10.98%) VMware
13 17 (10.37%) Degree
14 16 (9.76%) Incident Management
14 16 (9.76%) Business Continuity
14 16 (9.76%) C++
14 16 (9.76%) C
14 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
15 15 (9.15%) Firewall
15 15 (9.15%) PKI
15 15 (9.15%) Network Security
16 14 (8.54%) Ethical Hacking
16 14 (8.54%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.44%) IIS
2 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.61%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) Firewall
1 15 (9.15%) Network Security
2 13 (7.93%) SSL
3 10 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (6.10%) DNS
4 9 (5.49%) VPN
5 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.05%) Internet
6 5 (3.05%) DHCP
6 5 (3.05%) SMTP
7 4 (2.44%) Wireless
7 4 (2.44%) SAN
8 3 (1.83%) LDAP
8 3 (1.83%) VLAN
8 3 (1.83%) IPsec
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.22%) FWSM
9 2 (1.22%) HTTP
9 2 (1.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Subversion
2 4 (2.44%) WinDbg
2 4 (2.44%) GDB
2 4 (2.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.44%) Selenium
2 4 (2.44%) JMeter
3 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.83%) Ranorex
4 2 (1.22%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.22%) WatiN
4 2 (1.22%) WATIR
4 2 (1.22%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.61%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (15.24%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Military
3 12 (7.32%) Banking
4 11 (6.71%) Legal
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
5 5 (3.05%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.83%) Back Office
6 3 (1.83%) Advertising
7 2 (1.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.83%) Consultant
2 43 (26.22%) Security Consultant
3 31 (18.90%) Analyst
4 26 (15.85%) Security Analyst
5 22 (13.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.54%) Security Manager
6 14 (8.54%) Tester
7 13 (7.93%) Information Analyst
7 13 (7.93%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Architect
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Security Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Security Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
12 7 (4.27%) IT Manager
12 7 (4.27%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) SAP Security Consultant
13 5 (3.05%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) HTML
2 11 (6.71%) Web Services
3 10 (6.10%) XML
4 5 (3.05%) .NET
4 5 (3.05%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.83%) Middleware
5 3 (1.83%) JSP
6 2 (1.22%) HTML5
6 2 (1.22%) OSGi
6 2 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.22%) SOAP
6 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) EJB
7 1 (0.61%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) Servlets
7 1 (0.61%) JMS
7 1 (0.61%) WCF
7 1 (0.61%) GWT
7 1 (0.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (37.80%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.15%) PKI
3 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.49%) RMADS
4 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 4 (2.44%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.22%) CESG
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.22%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Linux
3 14 (8.54%) UNIX
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.22%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (17.68%) Cyber Security
3 22 (13.41%) Business Development
4 20 (12.20%) ITIL
4 20 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 16 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 16 (9.76%) Business Continuity
6 14 (8.54%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (8.54%) Project Management
7 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.32%) Time Management
8 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.71%) Identity Management
10 10 (6.10%) Security Architecture
10 10 (6.10%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.49%) Security Testing
12 8 (4.88%) Information Assurance
12 8 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.76%) C++
1 16 (9.76%) C
2 14 (8.54%) Python
3 13 (7.93%) SQL
4 11 (6.71%) C#
5 9 (5.49%) Java
6 7 (4.27%) ABAP
7 5 (3.05%) Perl
7 5 (3.05%) PHP
7 5 (3.05%) Ruby
8 3 (1.83%) VBScript
8 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (27.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.85%) CISSP
3 20 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.98%) DV Cleared
4 18 (10.98%) CISM
5 17 (10.37%) Degree
6 9 (5.49%) CEH
7 7 (4.27%) CISA
7 7 (4.27%) SAP Certification
7 7 (4.27%) ISSAP
8 5 (3.05%) ISEB
8 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.83%) CCNA
9 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.22%) CCSA
10 2 (1.22%) CISMP
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.22%) CCNP
11 1 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (12.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.66%) QA
4 4 (2.44%) SLA
5 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.22%) COBIT
6 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.61%) BS7799
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.61%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.88%) Snort
4 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.83%) Nmap
5 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.83%) Nessus
2 3 (1.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.80%) Cisco
3 18 (10.98%) VMware
4 10 (6.10%) Symantec
5 8 (4.88%) Splunk
5 8 (4.88%) LogLogic
6 7 (4.27%) SAP
7 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.05%) HP
7 5 (3.05%) Citrix
8 4 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (2.44%) Sun
8 4 (2.44%) Sage
9 3 (1.83%) Nokia
9 3 (1.83%) Intel
9 3 (1.83%) F5
9 3 (1.83%) Meraki
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle
10 2 (1.22%) Apple
10 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
University of Bristol
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago