The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.95% 1.72% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.98% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 11
Average salary £46,250 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.05% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,300 £38,472
10% offered a salary of more than £62,050 £56,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
975 960 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.83% 86.72% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 848 816 669
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +1 7 £40,000 +15.10%
Chippenham 0 3 £50,000 +81.81%
Corsham - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) CISSP
3 14 (41.18%) PCI DSS
4 11 (32.35%) Degree
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
6 9 (26.47%) SIEM
7 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) SSCP
8 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (14.71%) CHFI
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
11 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
11 3 (8.82%) ISMS
11 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (8.82%) CESG
11 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.88%) BS7799

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Mocha
1 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.94%) Grunt
1 1 (2.94%) Bower
1 1 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Information Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.82%) IT Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
1 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.94%) Sass
1 1 (2.94%) LESS
1 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) CESG
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 9 (26.47%) SIEM
3 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) ISMS
7 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.88%) IT Governance
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CISSP
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) SSCP
4 5 (14.71%) CHFI
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) CRISC
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) CISA
6 1 (2.94%) CISM
6 1 (2.94%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (41.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco