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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 43 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.49% 2.68% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.17% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 15
Average salary £51,576 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
512 379 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 89.35% 84.60% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 413 345 430
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
3 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
7 5 (16.67%) Retail
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) SSCP
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.67%) SIEM
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
9 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.67%) Nmap

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Consultant
1 15 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) WCF
1 1 (3.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Data Security
5 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SSCP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) CISMP
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Nmap
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire