The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 210 232
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 24 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.67% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 15
Median salary £52,750 £67,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.85% +31.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,850 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4717 4645 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.29% 88.43% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3884 3895 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in the South West

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in the South West

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -4 18 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Dorset +1 6 £55,000 -18.51%
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 35 (72.92%) Security Cleared
3 21 (43.75%) CESG
4 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
5 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
7 16 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 16 (33.33%) Security Management
8 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
8 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (31.25%) Business Continuity
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
9 14 (29.17%) Network Security
9 14 (29.17%) C
10 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 11 (22.92%) CISSP
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco
11 11 (22.92%) JSP 440
11 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
11 11 (22.92%) Protective Monitoring
12 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (20.83%) VMware
13 9 (18.75%) CISM
14 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
14 8 (16.67%) vSphere
14 8 (16.67%) Network Architecture
14 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 8 (16.67%) Business Development

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Network Security
2 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
1 8 (16.67%) Legal
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
3 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Information Security Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Information Assurance Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) ArcSight Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Product Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Product Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) CESG
2 15 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber Warfare
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Solaris
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (33.33%) Security Management
4 15 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
6 11 (22.92%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (16.67%) Business Development
7 8 (16.67%) Data Security
7 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 8 (16.67%) ISMS
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (16.67%) Time Management
7 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (14.58%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (14.58%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) C++
2 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (72.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) DV Cleared
4 16 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 15 (31.25%) Degree
6 11 (22.92%) CISSP
7 9 (18.75%) CISM
8 8 (16.67%) CCNP
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (4.17%) IISP
9 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.08%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) JSP 440
2 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (12.50%) RMADS
5 2 (4.17%) GPG13
6 1 (2.08%) COBIT
6 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Crossbeam
4 2 (4.17%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago