The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 46 76
Rank change year-on-year -45 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 8 55 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.95% 5.17% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 5.77% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 18
Median salary £44,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.13% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £44,250 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +7.84%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 771 953 917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 92.00% 89.65% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 625 603 742
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Gloucestershire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucester -8 1 £50,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £44,000 -
Information Assurance
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 20 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
4 16 (66.67%) C
5 14 (58.33%) ITIL
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (50.00%) Juniper
7 12 (50.00%) VMware
7 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
8 10 (41.67%) Information Security
9 9 (37.50%) CISSP
9 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
10 8 (33.33%) UML
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 7 (29.17%) CCNA
11 7 (29.17%) Internet
11 7 (29.17%) SSADM
11 7 (29.17%) RUP
11 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
11 7 (29.17%) SOA
11 7 (29.17%) Legal
11 7 (29.17%) Service Management
11 7 (29.17%) CISM
11 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (29.17%) ITSM
11 7 (29.17%) Data Security
11 7 (29.17%) Security Management
11 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
1 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
1 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (29.17%) Junos
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Legal
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) ArcSight Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 3 (12.50%) CESG
7 1 (4.17%) Cyber Warfare
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Solaris
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
5 7 (29.17%) Business Development
5 7 (29.17%) Data Security
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) DoDAF
5 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
5 7 (29.17%) ITSM
5 7 (29.17%) MODAF
5 7 (29.17%) RUP
5 7 (29.17%) Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) Service Management
5 7 (29.17%) SOA
5 7 (29.17%) SSADM
5 7 (29.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) CISSP
5 7 (29.17%) CCNA
5 7 (29.17%) CISM
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (29.17%) JNCIA
6 6 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (16.67%) GIAC
7 4 (16.67%) GSEC
7 4 (16.67%) MBCS
8 3 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (8.33%) IISP
9 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (4.17%) HNC
10 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (20.83%) GPG13
4 2 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) ArcSight
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Crossbeam
4 5 (20.83%) F5
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
4 5 (20.83%) Splunk
5 4 (16.67%) Cloudera