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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.37% 0.79% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.91% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,657 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £53,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
602 551 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 82.24% 87.05% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 476 436 361
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £66,967 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (26.09%) Snort
5 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) RMADS
5 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 6 (26.09%) LogLogic
6 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) CRAMM
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
8 3 (13.04%) Security Management
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Nessus
8 3 (13.04%) Nmap
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) Windows XP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (26.09%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Security Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) RMADS
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
2 6 (26.09%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
4 4 (17.39%) CRAMM
4 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Information Management
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CISA
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISMP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Snort
2 3 (13.04%) Nmap
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
1 6 (26.09%) Splunk
1 6 (26.09%) LogLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) HP