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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / South West
Rank 209 176 215
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 23 77 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 1.31% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 27
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year +4.54% +6.28%  

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 4529 5216 5253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.75% 87.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4256 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 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 26 March 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 26 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
Gloucestershire -42 10 £47,000 -12.55% 1
Bristol +1 7 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Avon - 3 - -
Dorset +32 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Wiltshire +17 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 44 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (60.94%) Information Security
3 37 (57.81%) Management Information System
4 25 (39.06%) DV Cleared
5 24 (37.50%) CESG
5 24 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 23 (35.94%) Risk Management
6 23 (35.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (32.81%) Security Management
7 21 (32.81%) CISSP
7 21 (32.81%) C
7 21 (32.81%) Degree
7 21 (32.81%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (31.25%) JSP 440
8 20 (31.25%) Business Continuity
8 20 (31.25%) Cisco
9 18 (28.13%) ITIL
9 18 (28.13%) Digital Forensics
10 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (23.44%) CISM
12 14 (21.88%) Service Management
12 14 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (21.88%) Security Operations
12 14 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
13 13 (20.31%) Aerospace
13 13 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (20.31%) Project Management
14 12 (18.75%) Juniper
14 12 (18.75%) Computer Science

Information Assurance
Top Related 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 3 (4.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.69%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) Junos
3 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (1.56%) IPv4
5 1 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Aerospace
2 9 (14.06%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) French Language
4 4 (6.25%) German Language
5 2 (3.13%) Finance
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Security Consultant
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Principal Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) ArcSight Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) CLAS Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate Security Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) ICT Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (57.81%) Management Information System
2 24 (37.50%) CESG
3 14 (21.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
5 7 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (6.25%) Cybercrime
6 4 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.56%) Cyber Warfare
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Solaris
2 5 (7.81%) Unix
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Information Security
2 23 (35.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (35.94%) Risk Management
3 21 (32.81%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (32.81%) Security Management
4 20 (31.25%) Business Continuity
5 18 (28.13%) Digital Forensics
5 18 (28.13%) ITIL
6 14 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (21.88%) Security Operations
6 14 (21.88%) Service Management
7 13 (20.31%) Project Management
8 11 (17.19%) ISMS
8 11 (17.19%) Mathematics
8 11 (17.19%) Protective Monitoring
8 11 (17.19%) Security Auditing
9 10 (15.63%) Business Development
10 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
10 9 (14.06%) MODAF
10 9 (14.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) C
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) C++
2 1 (1.56%) Lua
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) DV Cleared
3 24 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 21 (32.81%) CISSP
4 21 (32.81%) Degree
5 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (23.44%) CISM
7 8 (12.50%) CCNP
8 7 (10.94%) CCNA
8 7 (10.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (10.94%) JNCIA
9 5 (7.81%) CLAS
10 4 (6.25%) GIAC
10 4 (6.25%) GSEC
10 4 (6.25%) MBCS
11 3 (4.69%) IISP
12 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.56%) HNC
12 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) JSP 440
2 13 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (17.19%) RMADS
4 8 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (10.94%) HMG Infosec
6 6 (9.38%) GPG13
7 4 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.56%) COBIT
8 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.56%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.56%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) Juniper
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) ArcSight
4 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.81%) Crossbeam
4 5 (7.81%) F5
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Palo Alto
4 5 (7.81%) Splunk
5 4 (6.25%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.56%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
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