The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 120 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 12 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.82% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.95% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cyber Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1656 1678 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.59% 86.14% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1386 1098
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Bristol region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Bristol

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) CISA
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Junior
2 4 (26.67%) Junior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSight