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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 88 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.09% 0.93% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.09% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 21
Average salary £36,250 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,657 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £63,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1073 918 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.44% 85.24% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 886 758 829
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,656 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 0 10 £47,000 +17.50%
Chippenham -18 3 £32,500 -43.47%
Salisbury - 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (26.67%) Snort
4 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security
4 8 (26.67%) Splunk
4 8 (26.67%) LogLogic
5 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (20.00%) RMADS
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) CRAMM
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Security Management
8 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (10.00%) Nessus
8 3 (10.00%) Nmap
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (26.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) GWT
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE 5
2 1 (3.33%) JPA
2 1 (3.33%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (3.33%) OSGi
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) EJB
2 1 (3.33%) Servlets
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) RMADS
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (13.33%) CRAMM
5 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.33%) Information Management
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CISA
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISMP
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Snort
2 3 (10.00%) Nmap
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
1 8 (26.67%) Splunk
1 8 (26.67%) LogLogic
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP