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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 31 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 1.46% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.70% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 36
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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
1593 1473 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.49% 86.29% 78.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1172 1195
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (49.12%) Management Information System
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
3 17 (29.82%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) Linux
5 11 (19.30%) CISSP
5 11 (19.30%) Network Security
6 10 (17.54%) Windows
6 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.79%) UNIX
7 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (15.79%) Security Management
7 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 9 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 8 (14.04%) RMADS
8 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
8 8 (14.04%) CESG
8 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
8 8 (14.04%) Information Security Management
8 8 (14.04%) Legal
8 8 (14.04%) CISA
8 8 (14.04%) CISM
8 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.04%) DNS
8 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.04%) Cyber Security
9 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.02%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Network Security
2 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.26%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) IPsec
5 3 (5.26%) SSL
5 3 (5.26%) Internet
5 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) SMTP
6 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) DVB
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Legal
3 6 (10.53%) Law
4 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Consultant
2 17 (29.82%) Security Consultant
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Information Specialist
5 6 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (10.53%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Network Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Head of Security
9 2 (3.51%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.04%) RMADS
3 8 (14.04%) CESG
4 4 (7.02%) PKI
4 4 (7.02%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.75%) W3C
5 1 (1.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.79%) Security Management
3 9 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) Cyber Security
4 8 (14.04%) Information Security Management
4 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Time Management
6 6 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.02%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.02%) BCP
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) CISSP
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) CISA
3 8 (14.04%) CISM
4 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.26%) CISMP
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.75%) GCIA
8 1 (1.75%) GCIH
8 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) SLA
4 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.75%) WAI
5 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago