The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 2.33% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.81% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 25
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,480
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1583 1351 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.65% 82.83% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1191 1100
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £54,925
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
South West

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 9 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (35.00%) Management Information System
1 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (30.00%) Business Development
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 8 (20.00%) Security Management
4 7 (17.50%) Network Security
5 6 (15.00%) QMS
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) SAS
6 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 5 (12.50%) B2B
6 5 (12.50%) Banking
6 5 (12.50%) Legal
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Finance
6 5 (12.50%) Teradata
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Information Management
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 5 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
1 5 (12.50%) Legal
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Consultant
2 20 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analytics Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Security Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Management
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.50%) Struts
1 1 (2.50%) Struts2
1 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
1 1 (2.50%) Spring
1 1 (2.50%) OSGi
1 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
2 12 (30.00%) Business Development
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 8 (20.00%) Security Management
4 6 (15.00%) QMS
5 5 (12.50%) B2B
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
5 5 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Information Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (5.00%) Computer Security
8 2 (5.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Haskell
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CISSP
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) GCIA
4 2 (5.00%) GSEC
4 2 (5.00%) GCIH
4 2 (5.00%) GCFA
5 1 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) HNC
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.50%) CISMP
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) BS7799
3 1 (2.50%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
1 1 (2.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (2.50%) Juniper
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
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