The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 1.07% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.24% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £37,065 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £51,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Information Security
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 482 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.90% 86.07% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 456 380 400
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Swindon region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Swindon

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (25.00%) Snort
5 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) Splunk
5 6 (25.00%) LogLogic
5 6 (25.00%) RMADS
6 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 4 (16.67%) CRAMM
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) Nessus
8 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (12.50%) Nmap
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) SLA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Security Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) RMADS
3 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 4 (16.67%) CRAMM
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Security
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CISA
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) CISMP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Snort
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) Splunk
1 6 (25.00%) LogLogic
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) HP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago