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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 105 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.96% 1.05% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.23% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 38
Average salary £46,660 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £44,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1578 1547 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.34% 85.85% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1238 1225
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (39.06%) Management Information System
1 25 (39.06%) Risk Management
2 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 18 (28.13%) ITIL
5 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.19%) CISSP
6 11 (17.19%) Legal
7 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (15.63%) CESG
7 10 (15.63%) Information Assurance
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (14.06%) Security Management
8 9 (14.06%) RMADS
8 9 (14.06%) PCI DSS
8 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.50%) Linux
9 8 (12.50%) CISA
9 8 (12.50%) CISM
9 8 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
9 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.94%) Change Management
10 7 (10.94%) Network Security
10 7 (10.94%) Time Management
11 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.38%) SLA
11 6 (9.38%) Law

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Network Security
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) DVB
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) Essbase
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.38%) Law
5 2 (3.13%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 18 (28.13%) Security Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Risk Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Information Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) IT Risk Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Security Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Network Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Governance Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Information Governance Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.63%) CESG
3 9 (14.06%) RMADS
3 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.69%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) UNIX
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Risk Management
2 18 (28.13%) ITIL
3 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (15.63%) Information Assurance
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.06%) Security Management
5 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 8 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 7 (10.94%) Time Management
7 6 (9.38%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.25%) BCP
9 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Information Governance
10 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Java
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) CISSP
2 8 (12.50%) CISA
2 8 (12.50%) CISM
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) CISMP
6 1 (1.56%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.56%) GCIA
6 1 (1.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (14.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.38%) SLA
4 5 (7.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.56%) WAI
7 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
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