The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
South West / Dorset
Rank 52 84 94
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.26% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year +4.54% +6.28%  

Information Assurance 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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 323 644 708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.45% 90.20% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 289 466 606
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Dorset

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Dorset

Information Assurance
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440