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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.49% 2.71% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.27% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 28
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £79,250 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
987 857 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 87.81% 82.88% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 837 742 828
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -4 12 £42,500 -44.07%
Chippenham -9 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Corsham - 2 £50,000 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
4 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (19.51%) Finance
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
5 7 (17.07%) MCSA
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) CISSP
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) SIEM
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Banking
6 6 (14.63%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) MCP
7 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.20%) CHFI
7 5 (12.20%) Online Banking
7 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (12.20%) ISMS
8 4 (9.76%) RMADS
8 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
8 4 (9.76%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) IPsec
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) JMeter
2 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Security Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Operations Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Operations Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (9.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) EJB
1 1 (2.44%) Servlets
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) Spring
1 1 (2.44%) GWT
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE 5
1 1 (2.44%) JPA
1 1 (2.44%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (2.44%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Online Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) RMADS
3 4 (9.76%) CESG
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
2 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
2 7 (17.07%) SIEM
3 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) ISMS
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Process Management
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Data Security
5 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) MCSA
1 7 (17.07%) CISSP
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
1 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) CHFI
2 5 (12.20%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.44%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Nmap
2 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle