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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 102 105 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -39
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 34 20 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.81% 1.10% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.27% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 28
Average salary £43,000 £53,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.86% -2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £72,550
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -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
1654 1580 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.07% 86.86% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1243 1196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,576 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (33.33%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
4 18 (26.09%) Cyber Security
5 17 (24.64%) ITIL
6 16 (23.19%) CISSP
7 13 (18.84%) CISM
7 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 12 (17.39%) Information Assurance
8 12 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 12 (17.39%) Windows
8 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (15.94%) Service Management
9 11 (15.94%) CISA
10 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
10 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.49%) ITSM
10 10 (14.49%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (14.49%) SIEM
11 9 (13.04%) UNIX
11 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (10.14%) Firewall
12 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (10.14%) OWASP
13 6 (8.70%) BYOD

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.45%) Lync
1 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) Internet
4 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) SMTP
5 4 (5.80%) FTP
5 4 (5.80%) HTTP
5 4 (5.80%) LDAP
5 4 (5.80%) tcpdump
6 3 (4.35%) Network Security
6 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) MPLS
8 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Essbase
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Consultant
2 20 (28.99%) Security Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Information Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 6 (8.70%) IT Risk Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Governance Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Information Governance Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.49%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.70%) CESG
3 6 (8.70%) BYOD
3 6 (8.70%) Internet of Things
4 4 (5.80%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (5.80%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) PKI
5 3 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.90%) RMADS
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Risk Management
2 18 (26.09%) Cyber Security
3 17 (24.64%) ITIL
4 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 12 (17.39%) Information Assurance
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
6 10 (14.49%) ITSM
6 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
6 10 (14.49%) SIEM
7 7 (10.14%) OWASP
7 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) Benchmarking
9 5 (7.25%) BCP
9 5 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (7.25%) Security Management
9 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (5.80%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) CISSP
2 13 (18.84%) CISM
3 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.94%) CISA
5 6 (8.70%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) PCI QSA
6 4 (5.80%) CEH
6 4 (5.80%) CRISC
7 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) GIAC
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) SSCP
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.70%) COBIT
3 6 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.80%) QA
4 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.90%) BS7799
5 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) logstash
2 1 (1.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) Splunk
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.45%) FireEye
5 1 (1.45%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee
5 1 (1.45%) Websense
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.45%) Qualys
5 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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