The table below looks at the statistics for Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Protective Monitoring
Rank 242 230 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Protective Monitoring 5 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% 0.065% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.079% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 10
Average salary £37,500 £61,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% +25.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +27.77%
Protective Monitoring
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
4911 5069 4222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.03% 82.65% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4140 3628
Average salary £40,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Protective Monitoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Protective Monitoring Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Protective Monitoring
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring across the South West region.

Protective Monitoring Salary Trend in the South West

Protective Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Protective Monitoring across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Protective Monitoring Salary Histogram in the South West

Protective Monitoring
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 Protective Monitoring within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Bristol -14 3 £32,500 -48.00%
Gloucestershire -6 1 £72,500 +222.22%
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Protective Monitoring
England

Protective Monitoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (40.00%) Snort
3 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Protective Monitoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Protective Monitoring 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 Protective Monitoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Head of Security
3 2 (20.00%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) GCIA
3 1 (10.00%) GCIH
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec