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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 92 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 2.29% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.66% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 22
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
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
1619 1502 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.15% 86.07% 77.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1234 1158
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (50.98%) Management Information System
2 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 14 (27.45%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) Linux
6 11 (21.57%) CISSP
7 10 (19.61%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) Network Security
8 9 (17.65%) Security Management
8 9 (17.65%) Legal
8 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (15.69%) CISA
9 8 (15.69%) CISM
9 8 (15.69%) Information Security Management
9 8 (15.69%) UNIX
9 8 (15.69%) Information Assurance
9 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
9 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.73%) Cyber Security
10 7 (13.73%) CESG
10 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
10 7 (13.73%) Time Management
10 7 (13.73%) RMADS
10 7 (13.73%) Change Management
10 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.76%) Law

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Network Security
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) SSL
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) SMTP
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) IPsec
3 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.96%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Legal
3 6 (11.76%) Law
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Consultant
2 15 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.76%) Information Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.73%) RMADS
3 7 (13.73%) CESG
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
4 4 (7.84%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
5 1 (1.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
1 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.65%) Security Management
3 8 (15.69%) Information Assurance
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (15.69%) Information Security Management
3 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
4 7 (13.73%) Cyber Security
4 7 (13.73%) Time Management
5 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) BCP
6 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.84%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) CISA
2 8 (15.69%) CISM
2 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CISMP
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.96%) GCIA
7 1 (1.96%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.96%) WAI
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago