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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.26% 6.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.12% 8.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
86 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 81.13% 81.97% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 31 32
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,861 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Business Continuity
2 11 (68.75%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) RMADS
4 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Compliance Officer
1 12 (75.00%) Information Officer
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security Officer
1 12 (75.00%) Security Officer
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 9 (56.25%) Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (68.75%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) RMADS
3 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (12.50%) JSP 440