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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 99 108 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 37 9 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.96% 0.51% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.59% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 31
Average salary £40,000 £53,200 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.81% +4.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £51,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1670 1538 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.36% 86.55% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1211 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 20 (28.17%) Cyber Security
4 17 (23.94%) Windows
4 17 (23.94%) Risk Management
4 17 (23.94%) PCI DSS
5 16 (22.54%) ITIL
5 16 (22.54%) CISSP
6 13 (18.31%) Linux
6 13 (18.31%) CISM
6 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
7 12 (16.90%) Business Continuity
7 12 (16.90%) Service Management
7 12 (16.90%) Information Assurance
8 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
8 11 (15.49%) SIEM
8 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.49%) CISA
8 11 (15.49%) Firewall
8 11 (15.49%) ITSM
9 9 (12.68%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (11.27%) OWASP
10 8 (11.27%) Security Management
10 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.86%) UNIX
11 7 (9.86%) SQL
11 7 (9.86%) WAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.23%) Lync
1 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) LAN
3 7 (9.86%) WAN
4 6 (8.45%) Internet
5 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.63%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.63%) SMTP
5 4 (5.63%) FTP
5 4 (5.63%) HTTP
5 4 (5.63%) LDAP
6 3 (4.23%) DNS
6 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
7 2 (2.82%) DHCP
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) Skype
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.82%) MS Access
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Essbase
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.82%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Consultant
2 17 (23.94%) Security Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Security Officer
5 5 (7.04%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (7.04%) Security Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Tester
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Information Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Governance Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Information Governance Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.68%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.45%) CESG
4 6 (8.45%) BYOD
4 6 (8.45%) Internet of Things
5 4 (5.63%) PKI
5 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.23%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (4.23%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.82%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) UNIX
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Cyber Security
2 17 (23.94%) Risk Management
3 16 (22.54%) ITIL
4 12 (16.90%) Service Management
4 12 (16.90%) Business Continuity
4 12 (16.90%) Information Assurance
5 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
5 11 (15.49%) SIEM
5 11 (15.49%) ITSM
6 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (11.27%) Security Management
6 8 (11.27%) OWASP
7 7 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.45%) Information Security Management
8 6 (8.45%) BCP
8 6 (8.45%) Benchmarking
8 6 (8.45%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) CISSP
2 13 (18.31%) CISM
3 11 (15.49%) CISA
3 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
5 5 (7.04%) CEH
6 4 (5.63%) CRISC
6 4 (5.63%) PCI QSA
7 3 (4.23%) GIAC
8 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) GCIA
9 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (23.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.45%) COBIT
3 6 (8.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.63%) QA
5 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.82%) BS7799
6 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Snort
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Nessus
1 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.41%) logstash
2 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.86%) Splunk
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.23%) McAfee
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.82%) Avaya
5 2 (2.82%) Juniper
5 2 (2.82%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.41%) FireEye
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