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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 128 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 10
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £47,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +30.48%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) Information Security
2 11 (68.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) CISSP
6 6 (37.50%) CISM
6 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (31.25%) ISMS
7 5 (31.25%) RMADS
7 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
7 5 (31.25%) Security Management
7 5 (31.25%) Security Operations
7 5 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (25.00%) CLAS
8 4 (25.00%) CESG
8 4 (25.00%) Electronics
8 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (25.00%) CISA
8 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
General
1 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (25.00%) CESG
4 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISMS
4 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Operations
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) QMS
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 4 (25.00%) CLAS
4 3 (18.75%) CISMP
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (12.50%) SSCP
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) RMADS
3 3 (18.75%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (18.75%) ISO22301
3 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (25.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (25.00%) Juniper
1 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk