The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 23 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.10% 2.38% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 2.56% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 39 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 87.80% 92.86% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 71
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,079 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Taunton region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Taunton

Information Security
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (28.57%) SCADA
3 4 (28.57%) ISMS
3 4 (28.57%) RMADS
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) COBIT
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
4 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Information Officer
1 10 (71.43%) Information Security Officer
1 10 (71.43%) Security Officer
2 6 (42.86%) Compliance Officer
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Compliance Officer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Security Officer
3 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (28.57%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) ISMS
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) COBIT
3 4 (28.57%) RMADS
4 3 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft