Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 93 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.71% 1.13% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.32% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Dorset median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +46.34% +32.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £50,950
South West median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +1.52%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 965 910 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 86.16% 85.85% 86.58%
Number of salaries quoted 843 801 970
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Dorset

Information Security
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Dorset

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Dorset

Information Security
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 1 £33,000 -45.00%
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (75.00%) DoDAF
2 6 (75.00%) MODAF
2 6 (75.00%) CESG
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Aerospace

Information Security
Co-occurring 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 8 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DoDAF
1 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 6 (75.00%) MODAF
1 6 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft