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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 92 105 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 0.96% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.13% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 32
Average salary £45,250 £52,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.80% +17.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £42,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
1666 1686 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.59% 84.94% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1348 1252
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (42.65%) Risk Management
2 28 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (32.35%) Finance
3 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
4 21 (30.88%) ITIL
5 15 (22.06%) CISSP
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.59%) Information Assurance
6 14 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
8 12 (17.65%) PCI DSS
8 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.18%) CISM
10 10 (14.71%) CISA
10 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (14.71%) CESG
10 10 (14.71%) Cyber Security
11 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity
11 9 (13.24%) RMADS
11 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (11.76%) Legal
12 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (10.29%) Network Security
13 7 (10.29%) Time Management
13 7 (10.29%) Linux
13 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
15 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Network Security
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) DVB
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.47%) Essbase
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Consultant
2 22 (32.35%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Risk Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) IT Risk Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Network Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Information Governance Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Governance Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Head of Security
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.71%) CESG
4 9 (13.24%) RMADS
5 8 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (5.88%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.88%) BYOD
7 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Risk Management
2 21 (30.88%) ITIL
3 14 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (20.59%) Information Assurance
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.71%) Cyber Security
5 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity
5 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 7 (10.29%) Time Management
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.35%) Information Security Management
8 5 (7.35%) Security Management
8 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.35%) BCP
8 5 (7.35%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.35%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
1 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) CISSP
2 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) CISM
4 10 (14.71%) CISA
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) CISMP
8 1 (1.47%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.47%) GCIA
8 1 (1.47%) GCIH
8 1 (1.47%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.35%) COBIT
3 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.47%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.47%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, South West
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 24 days ago