The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Devon
Rank 52 49 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.84% 2.41% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.81% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Median salary £33,581 £27,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.11% -54.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 306 249 309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 85.47% 85.57% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 283 223 250
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Devon

Information Security
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Devon

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Devon over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Devon

Information Security
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -14 2 £41,790 +51.96%
Plymouth - 1 £24,500 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) CESG
4 6 (54.55%) CISM
4 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
4 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (45.45%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (36.36%) Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
7 3 (27.27%) Line Management
7 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) GIAC
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) GCIH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (45.45%) Security Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Chief Information Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Chief Security Officer
2 4 (36.36%) CIO
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) CESG
2 6 (54.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) SUSE
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (45.45%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Information Management
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
6 3 (27.27%) GCIH
6 3 (27.27%) GIAC
6 3 (27.27%) SSCP
7 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO22301
2 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) FireEye
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Sophos
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec
1 1 (9.09%) VMware