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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.18%
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
83 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 89.25% 86.67% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 70 36 50
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,871 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Data Security
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Sage
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Manager
2 5 (71.43%) IT Manager
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Manager
3 4 (57.14%) Network Manager
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Security
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Sage
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam