Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 266 299
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 57 84 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.77% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.87% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 42 62 19
South West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -13.39%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,325 £37,550
90th Percentile £82,250 £75,000 £76,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,250
% change year-on-year - -0.45% +0.45%

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9193 9669 10594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.50% 88.81% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7563 8048 8917
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -22 22 £59,000 -15.71%
Gloucestershire -7 16 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Dorset -5 5 £55,000 -18.52%
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 47 (82.46%) Security Cleared
2 38 (66.67%) Information Security
3 34 (59.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (54.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 30 (52.63%) DV Cleared
6 28 (49.12%) CESG
7 25 (43.86%) RMADS
8 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
9 21 (36.84%) Degree
10 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (31.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (28.07%) Firewall
13 14 (24.56%) JSP 440
14 12 (21.05%) C
14 12 (21.05%) Protective Monitoring
15 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
16 10 (17.54%) Security Auditing
16 10 (17.54%) ISMS
16 10 (17.54%) QMS
16 10 (17.54%) Quality Management
16 10 (17.54%) CISSP
16 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
16 10 (17.54%) Security Management
16 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
16 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
16 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
17 9 (15.79%) Network Design
17 9 (15.79%) Internet

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 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 9 (15.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) IPsec
3 1 (1.75%) IPv4
3 1 (1.75%) IPv6
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Consultant
2 15 (26.32%) Information Assurance Leader
3 13 (22.81%) Security Consultant
4 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Principal Security Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) MFC
1 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) CESG
2 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (5.26%) Cyber Warfare
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Information Security
2 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (21.05%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
5 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
5 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
5 10 (17.54%) ISMS
5 10 (17.54%) QMS
5 10 (17.54%) Quality Management
5 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 10 (17.54%) Security Auditing
5 10 (17.54%) Security Management
6 9 (15.79%) Network Design
6 9 (15.79%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
7 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.53%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C
2 2 (3.51%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (82.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (59.65%) SC Cleared
3 31 (54.39%) CESG Certified Professional
4 30 (52.63%) DV Cleared
5 21 (36.84%) Degree
6 10 (17.54%) CISSP
7 9 (15.79%) CLAS
7 9 (15.79%) IISP
8 6 (10.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) RMADS
2 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (31.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (24.56%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) EnCase
1 1 (1.75%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) ESRI
3 1 (1.75%) SAP