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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.31% 0.57% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.64% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 432 469 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.57% 89.33% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 382 417 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Poole - 3 £50,000 -
Bournemouth +3 1 £33,000 +20.00%
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security
2 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
4 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (27.78%) IT Audit
4 5 (27.78%) CISM
4 5 (27.78%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) CESG
4 5 (27.78%) OWASP
4 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (27.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) COBIT
5 4 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) DoDAF
5 4 (22.22%) MODAF
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) JSP 440

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 (44.44%) Network Security
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance Leader
4 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) IT Audit
2 5 (27.78%) OWASP
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (22.22%) DoDAF
3 4 (22.22%) MODAF
3 4 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISA
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (27.78%) CISM
2 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) COBIT
3 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware