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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 111 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 2.70% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 3.19% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 42
Average salary £52,850 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £32,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1551 1316 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.16% 84.52% 78.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1151 1066
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (34.29%) Business Development
3 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) Network Security
5 6 (17.14%) Legal
6 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
6 5 (14.29%) Linux
6 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 5 (14.29%) Banking
6 5 (14.29%) PKI
7 4 (11.43%) Information Management
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) UNIX
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) Smartcard
8 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.57%) DNS
8 3 (8.57%) SSL
8 3 (8.57%) SMTP
8 3 (8.57%) LDAP
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
8 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) IPsec
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Consultant
2 14 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Head of Information Management
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Officer
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (34.29%) Business Development
3 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) ISMS
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CISA
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) HNC
5 1 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) GCIA
5 1 (2.86%) GSEC
5 1 (2.86%) GCIH
5 1 (2.86%) GCFA
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) BS7799
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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