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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.38% 5.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 6.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
34 77 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 80.95% 91.67% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 70 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000