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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.19% 2.36% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.74% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 11
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
433 438 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.08% 86.05% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 376 383 380
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (48.00%) CISSP
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
1 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.00%) Retail
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) SSCP
8 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
9 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
9 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.00%) IIS
9 2 (8.00%) MS Project
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
9 2 (8.00%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
1 14 (56.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) IT Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 5 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Information Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Governance Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Information Governance Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Application Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) AppFabric
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.00%) ISMS
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Information Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SSCP
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) CISMP
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
Swindon
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