The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 120 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.050% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.059% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 - £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
Information Assurance
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
1586 1706 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.60% 85.56% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1377 1224
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Bristol

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 14 (87.50%) Risk Management
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (50.00%) CISSP
5 7 (43.75%) CISA
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) CESG
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) RMADS
5 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (37.50%) COBIT
6 6 (37.50%) OWASP
6 6 (37.50%) Internet of Things
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) BYOD
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) Time Management
7 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) BCP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) Security Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) RMADS
1 7 (43.75%) CESG
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) Internet of Things
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
1 14 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (37.50%) OWASP
5 5 (31.25%) Time Management
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (25.00%) BCP
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 7 (43.75%) CISA
3 7 (43.75%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CRISC
5 1 (6.25%) GCIA
5 1 (6.25%) GSEC
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) VMware