The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Specialist
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
Information Security Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1858 1665 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.57% 95.42% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1380 1482
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,753 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in Bristol

Information Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) CISMP
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001