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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.20% 2.44% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.83% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -12.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £38,472
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £61,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -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
495 566 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.76% 86.41% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 442 471 375
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) SSCP
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) BS7799
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
8 2 (9.09%) ISMS
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Retail
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
9 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
1 7 (31.82%) Security Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Information Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) IT Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Governance Manager
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 2 (9.09%) ISMS
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) SSCP
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CRISC
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.09%) BS7799
4 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft