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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 104 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 3.27% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 3.93% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 41
Average salary £53,200 £50,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.34% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,850 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
1524 1322 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.20% 83.09% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1150 1078
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
4 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) Legal
4 6 (17.14%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Information Management
5 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security
6 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Teradata
6 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) SAS
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall
7 2 (5.71%) CISA
7 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Legal
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Consultant
2 15 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Head of Information Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Officer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (34.29%) Business Development
3 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Propensity Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Security Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) B2B
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Security
5 2 (5.71%) ISMS
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CISA
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) GCIA
3 2 (5.71%) GSEC
3 2 (5.71%) GCIH
3 2 (5.71%) GCFA
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CRISC
4 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
4 1 (2.86%) CISMP
4 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (2.86%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Teradata
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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