Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 51 33
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 10.00% 0.50% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.85% 0.53% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 5
Taunton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -50.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £35,100
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.62%

Information Security 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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 129 187 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 92.14% 93.97% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 103 149 108
Taunton median annual salary £41,377 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +12.86% +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,384 £25,000 £21,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +7.14%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Taunton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 8 (57.14%) ISO 22301
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (35.71%) Law
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (35.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Cybercrime
6 5 (35.71%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
7 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) SIEM
7 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) SMS
5 1 (7.14%) WPA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Law
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 13 (92.86%) Security Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Cybercrime
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 5 (35.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (35.71%) Forensic Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (28.57%) SIEM
5 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (57.14%) ISO 22301
2 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams