The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 65 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.43% 1.96% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.23% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -5.55%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 628 583 494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 90.88% 87.93% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 456 510 442
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Information Security
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Somerset

Information Security
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bath -10 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) PCI QSA
2 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) CISMP
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (36.36%) NIST 800
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) R

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Audit Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Compliance Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Factor Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Linear Regression
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (36.36%) CISMP
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 4 (36.36%) PCI QSA
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (36.36%) NIST 800
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS