The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.36% 1.56% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.83% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 13
Average salary £34,500 £38,986 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -8.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,472 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
513 438 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.66% 85.21% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 428 350 436
Average salary £44,000 £38,472 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% -11.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,088 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Wiltshire

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 23 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (41.38%) Windows
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
3 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (20.69%) Snort
6 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (20.69%) Splunk
6 6 (20.69%) LogLogic
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) CISSP
8 4 (13.79%) PMI
8 4 (13.79%) PMP
8 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
8 4 (13.79%) BPR
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) MS Project
8 4 (13.79%) MS Office
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Firewall
8 4 (13.79%) Service Management
8 4 (13.79%) Programme Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Project
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Network Security
2 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Security Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) PMI
2 4 (13.79%) RMADS
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.79%) BPR
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
4 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
4 4 (13.79%) Earned Value Management
4 4 (13.79%) Project Governance
4 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (10.34%) CRAMM
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (13.79%) PMP
2 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) CCVP
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
3 2 (6.90%) CCSP
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCIP
3 2 (6.90%) CCDP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CISMP
4 1 (3.45%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Snort
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Splunk
2 6 (20.69%) LogLogic
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) HP
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