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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 52 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% 1.68% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.97% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,800 £37,065
10% offered a salary of more than £67,662 £63,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
451 608 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.62% 85.27% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 404 485 389
Average salary £46,377 £44,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) SSCP
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) ISMS
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) GIAC
5 2 (13.33%) BS7799
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) CEH
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) CRISC
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Information Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Governance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Governance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
2 3 (20.00%) ISMS
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) SSCP
2 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) GIAC
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) CRISC
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) BS7799
4 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £66453 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £53162 - £79744 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £41535 - £53073 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago