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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 113 95 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 1.80% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 2.13% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 48
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £51,650 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1514 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.97% 84.31% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1258 1036
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 £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 13 (35.14%) Cyber Security
3 10 (27.03%) Business Development
4 9 (24.32%) Legal
4 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 7 (18.92%) UNIX
6 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) CISSP
6 7 (18.92%) Network Security
7 6 (16.22%) Security Management
8 5 (13.51%) Identity Management
8 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
8 5 (13.51%) CISA
8 5 (13.51%) CISM
8 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Banking
8 5 (13.51%) PKI
9 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (10.81%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Smartcard
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 4 (10.81%) Firewall
10 3 (8.11%) Internet
10 3 (8.11%) Change Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) IPsec
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) SMTP
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (24.32%) Legal
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Security Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Security Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Head of Information Management
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) PKI
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Cyber Security
2 10 (27.03%) Business Development
3 6 (16.22%) Security Management
4 5 (13.51%) Identity Management
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
4 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Information Management
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Line Management
7 2 (5.41%) Test Management
7 2 (5.41%) ISMS
7 2 (5.41%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) CISA
2 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) GCIA
6 1 (2.70%) GSEC
6 1 (2.70%) GCIH
6 1 (2.70%) GCFA
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.70%) CRISC
6 1 (2.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) BS7799
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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