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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 92 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 38 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.95% 1.15% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.36% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 16
Average salary £45,660 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.02% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,250 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1583 1691 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 84.63% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1362 1240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (39.13%) Risk Management
3 25 (36.23%) ITIL
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
5 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
7 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
7 15 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (21.74%) CISSP
8 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
9 13 (18.84%) CISM
9 13 (18.84%) Cyber Security
10 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) CISA
10 12 (17.39%) Linux
11 11 (15.94%) CESG
12 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
12 10 (14.49%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
13 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.04%) Windows
14 8 (11.59%) UNIX
14 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
14 8 (11.59%) RMADS
15 7 (10.14%) Network Security
15 7 (10.14%) COBIT
15 7 (10.14%) ITSM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) Network Security
2 7 (10.14%) Internet
3 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) SMTP
6 2 (2.90%) FTP
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Essbase
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 4 (5.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Consultant
2 26 (37.68%) Security Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Information Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 6 (8.70%) IT Risk Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Network Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Information Governance Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Governance Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.94%) CESG
4 10 (14.49%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (11.59%) RMADS
6 6 (8.70%) BYOD
6 6 (8.70%) Internet of Things
7 4 (5.80%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (5.80%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 8 (11.59%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 25 (36.23%) ITIL
3 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
4 15 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (18.84%) Cyber Security
6 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
6 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
7 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.14%) ITSM
9 7 (10.14%) Service Management
9 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
10 6 (8.70%) BCP
10 6 (8.70%) Time Management
10 6 (8.70%) OWASP
10 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (7.25%) Data Privacy
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) CISSP
2 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) CISM
4 12 (17.39%) CISA
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (2.90%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.90%) GIAC
8 2 (2.90%) CRISC
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.14%) COBIT
4 6 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
6 3 (4.35%) QA
6 3 (4.35%) SLA
7 2 (2.90%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
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