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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 109 104 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.29% 1.83% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.18% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,000 £69,500
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
1659 1561 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.54% 84.11% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1338 1052
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) Legal
3 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (22.86%) CISSP
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) UNIX
5 7 (20.00%) Security Management
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) CISA
6 6 (17.14%) CISM
6 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.14%) Network Security
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) Law
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Smartcard
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) PKI
8 4 (11.43%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) IPsec
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
2 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) DVB
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Legal
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Information Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
4 1 (2.86%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.00%) Security Management
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
4 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) ISMS
6 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Numerical Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) CISA
2 6 (17.14%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) CISMP
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.86%) WAI
4 1 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £8,400 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago