The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 132 151
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 105 108 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.98% 2.06% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.33% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 68
Median salary £55,300 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.88% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 4783 4634 5167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.38% 88.38% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3936 3885 4318
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 Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Information Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Security in the South West

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the South West

Information Security
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 Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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 -20 47 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Wiltshire +6 13 £57,500 +94.91% 1
Gloucestershire -15 13 £51,250 -15.28% 7
Dorset +8 11 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Cornwall +2 7 £24,500 -
Somerset -12 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 110 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 90 (37.66%) CISSP
3 84 (35.15%) SC Cleared
4 80 (33.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (29.71%) DV Cleared
6 60 (25.10%) Windows
6 60 (25.10%) Management Information System
7 58 (24.27%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (23.01%) SIEM
9 54 (22.59%) ITIL
10 53 (22.18%) TCP/IP
11 50 (20.92%) Linux
11 50 (20.92%) Finance
12 48 (20.08%) Risk Management
12 48 (20.08%) Unix
13 44 (18.41%) Security Architecture
14 42 (17.57%) Software Engineering
15 41 (17.15%) Security Management
16 40 (16.74%) Snort
17 39 (16.32%) Service Management
17 39 (16.32%) Java
17 39 (16.32%) Network Monitoring
18 38 (15.90%) Security Operations
19 37 (15.48%) Degree
19 37 (15.48%) Internet
20 36 (15.06%) Information Assurance
21 35 (14.64%) Coaching
22 34 (14.23%) Firewall
22 34 (14.23%) GCIA
23 33 (13.81%) CISM

Information Security
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 8 (3.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.09%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) CMS
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) SAS
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) IaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.18%) TCP/IP
2 37 (15.48%) Internet
3 34 (14.23%) Firewall
4 31 (12.97%) Wireshark
5 22 (9.21%) Network Security
6 17 (7.11%) DNS
7 15 (6.28%) DHCP
7 15 (6.28%) FTP
7 15 (6.28%) HTTP
8 13 (5.44%) SMTP
9 12 (5.02%) LAN
9 12 (5.02%) WAN
10 11 (4.60%) LDAP
11 9 (3.77%) SSL
11 9 (3.77%) Wireless
12 8 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.35%) tcpdump
12 8 (3.35%) Telnet
13 7 (2.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
General
1 50 (20.92%) Finance
2 19 (7.95%) Legal
3 13 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.60%) Retail
5 10 (4.18%) Electronics
6 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.35%) Aerospace
7 8 (3.35%) Banking
7 8 (3.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (29.29%) Analyst
2 40 (16.74%) Consultant
3 37 (15.48%) SOC Analyst
4 31 (12.97%) Architect
5 30 (12.55%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (10.88%) Security Analyst
7 25 (10.46%) Security Consultant
8 21 (8.79%) Security Architect
9 19 (7.95%) Information Security Consultant
10 16 (6.69%) Security Manager
11 14 (5.86%) IT Manager
11 14 (5.86%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 9 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Information Assurance Engineer
13 9 (3.77%) Information Manager
13 9 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (3.77%) Information Security Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.46%) .NET
2 5 (2.09%) CGI
2 5 (2.09%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.42%) Grails
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) J2EE
4 1 (0.42%) JMS
4 1 (0.42%) jQuery
4 1 (0.42%) JSON
4 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.10%) Management Information System
2 29 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (11.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (10.88%) CESG
5 19 (7.95%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.51%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.51%) User Experience
8 5 (2.09%) CCTV
9 4 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.26%) PMI
11 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.10%) Windows
2 50 (20.92%) Linux
3 48 (20.08%) Unix
4 12 (5.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.09%) SUSE
7 5 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (2.09%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.84%) Android
8 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.27%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (23.01%) SIEM
3 54 (22.59%) ITIL
4 48 (20.08%) Risk Management
5 44 (18.41%) Security Architecture
6 42 (17.57%) Software Engineering
7 41 (17.15%) Security Management
8 39 (16.32%) Network Monitoring
8 39 (16.32%) Service Management
9 38 (15.90%) Security Operations
10 36 (15.06%) Information Assurance
11 35 (14.64%) Coaching
12 31 (12.97%) Mentoring
13 25 (10.46%) ITSM
14 23 (9.62%) Information Security Management
14 23 (9.62%) ISMS
14 23 (9.62%) IT Strategy
15 22 (9.21%) Project Management
15 22 (9.21%) Protective Monitoring
15 22 (9.21%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.32%) Java
2 28 (11.72%) C
3 19 (7.95%) SQL
4 9 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (0.84%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) Groovy
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) R
6 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 110 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 90 (37.66%) CISSP
3 84 (35.15%) SC Cleared
4 71 (29.71%) DV Cleared
5 37 (15.48%) Degree
6 34 (14.23%) GCIA
7 33 (13.81%) CESG Certified Professional
7 33 (13.81%) CISM
8 32 (13.39%) SANS
9 30 (12.55%) GCIH
10 26 (10.88%) GIAC
11 15 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (5.44%) CISA
12 13 (5.44%) CREST Certified
13 11 (4.60%) CCNP
14 10 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (3.77%) CLAS
16 8 (3.35%) CISMP
16 8 (3.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 7 (2.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (33.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (11.72%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.53%) RMADS
4 12 (5.02%) COBIT
5 11 (4.60%) JSP 440
6 8 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (2.51%) GDPR
7 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 5 (2.09%) ISO 22301
8 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.67%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.26%) GPG13
10 3 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.84%) SLA
12 1 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 40 (16.74%) Snort
2 12 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.26%) vSphere
6 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.84%) XenApp
6 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
7 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (7.53%) Nmap
2 10 (4.18%) RSA enVision
3 6 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.09%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.26%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.84%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.84%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.42%) SCCM
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (13.39%) ArcSight
2 26 (10.88%) LogRhythm
3 25 (10.46%) Cisco
4 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
5 19 (7.95%) FireEye
6 13 (5.44%) VMware
7 10 (4.18%) HP
8 8 (3.35%) Symantec
9 7 (2.93%) BMC
9 7 (2.93%) Snow
10 6 (2.51%) Sophos
10 6 (2.51%) Splunk
11 5 (2.09%) SAP
12 3 (1.26%) Citrix
12 3 (1.26%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.26%) IBM
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle
12 3 (1.26%) Veeam
13 2 (0.84%) Dell
13 2 (0.84%) LogLogic
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 6k car allowance + 40% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Car, pension, PMI, Laptop
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago