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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 109 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 2.02% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.34% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 28
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £60,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
1680 1670 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.92% 86.35% 76.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1376 1093
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (48.72%) Management Information System
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
5 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (20.51%) Legal
7 8 (20.51%) CISSP
8 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) UNIX
8 7 (17.95%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) Security Management
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
9 6 (15.38%) CISA
9 6 (15.38%) CISM
9 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Network Security
9 6 (15.38%) Time Management
9 6 (15.38%) RMADS
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.38%) CESG
10 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
10 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) SLA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Network Security
2 3 (7.69%) IPsec
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 3 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) DVB
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Security Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Security Specialist
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (12.82%) Information Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) CESG
2 6 (15.38%) RMADS
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Smartcard
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Online Games
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
2 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.95%) Security Management
3 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
4 6 (15.38%) Time Management
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.26%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.69%) ISMS
7 3 (7.69%) Numerical Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) CISSP
2 6 (15.38%) CISA
2 6 (15.38%) CISM
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CISMP
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
3 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.56%) WAI
5 1 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago