The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 114 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 30 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.53% 1.36% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.58% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 20
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Information 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
1687 1648 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.20% 85.97% 83.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1294 1206
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Bristol

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
2 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (26.56%) Cyber Security
4 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
4 15 (23.44%) CISSP
5 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.31%) CISM
5 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
6 12 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 12 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
7 11 (17.19%) CISA
7 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
8 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
8 10 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) UNIX
9 9 (14.06%) Windows
9 9 (14.06%) Linux
9 9 (14.06%) Service Management
10 8 (12.50%) ITSM
10 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (10.94%) Internet
11 7 (10.94%) Network Security
11 7 (10.94%) Wireshark
11 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
12 6 (9.38%) OWASP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

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

Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) Wireshark
2 7 (10.94%) Network Security
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) LDAP
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) SMTP
4 3 (4.69%) FTP
4 3 (4.69%) HTTP
4 3 (4.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.13%) MS Access
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Essbase
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Legal
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Military
5 2 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Consultant
2 23 (35.94%) Security Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Information Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Manager
4 6 (9.38%) IT Risk Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Network Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Governance Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Information Governance Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.13%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) BYOD
3 6 (9.38%) Internet of Things
3 6 (9.38%) CESG
4 4 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.13%) RMADS
6 2 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) UNIX
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
3 17 (26.56%) Cyber Security
4 12 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 12 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (15.63%) Data Protection
6 9 (14.06%) Service Management
7 8 (12.50%) ITSM
8 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
9 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
9 6 (9.38%) OWASP
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.25%) BCP
11 4 (6.25%) SIEM
11 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (6.25%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.69%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) CISSP
2 13 (20.31%) CISM
2 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) CISA
4 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) PCI QSA
5 4 (6.25%) CRISC
6 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) GCIA
8 1 (1.56%) GCIH
8 1 (1.56%) CEH
8 1 (1.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (9.38%) COBIT
4 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (4.69%) QA
6 2 (3.13%) BS7799
7 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Snort
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee
6 1 (1.56%) Websense
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.56%) Qualys
6 1 (1.56%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £150000 - £170000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £47,328 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago