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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 46 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.95% 2.94% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 3.25% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 20
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1442 1692 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.61% 90.38% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1473 1385
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 41 (44.09%) Management Information System
2 31 (33.33%) Security Management
2 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.33%) ISMS
3 30 (32.26%) Information Security Management
4 29 (31.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (26.88%) Finance
5 25 (26.88%) Risk Assessment
5 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
6 24 (25.81%) Service Management
7 23 (24.73%) Degree
8 21 (22.58%) Information Assurance
8 21 (22.58%) Project Management
9 20 (21.51%) Windows
10 19 (20.43%) CISSP
10 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (20.43%) CESG Certified Professional
11 18 (19.35%) Security Operations
11 18 (19.35%) Security Architecture
12 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
12 17 (18.28%) VPN
12 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
13 16 (17.20%) Patch Management
13 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
13 16 (17.20%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
14 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
14 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Project
3 5 (5.38%) MS Office
4 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) IaaS
1 8 (8.60%) PaaS
1 8 (8.60%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) VPN
2 15 (16.13%) NAS
2 15 (16.13%) SAN
3 9 (9.68%) Firewall
4 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.08%) FTP
6 1 (1.08%) Intranet
6 1 (1.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.08%) Skype
6 1 (1.08%) SMTP
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.08%) DB2
2 1 (1.08%) GIS
2 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Consultant
2 15 (16.13%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Server Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (7.53%) Security Manager
9 6 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.09%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
3 15 (16.13%) Clustering
3 15 (16.13%) Driving Licence
3 15 (16.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (11.83%) CESG
6 8 (8.60%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.23%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.15%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.08%) iPad
10 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.08%) User Experience
10 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ISMS
1 31 (33.33%) Security Management
2 30 (32.26%) Information Security Management
3 29 (31.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (26.88%) Risk Assessment
5 24 (25.81%) Service Management
6 21 (22.58%) Information Assurance
6 21 (22.58%) Project Management
7 18 (19.35%) Security Architecture
7 18 (19.35%) Security Operations
8 16 (17.20%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (17.20%) Patch Management
9 15 (16.13%) Change Control
9 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
10 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.05%) Digital Forensics
11 13 (13.98%) ITIL
12 12 (12.90%) Protective Monitoring
13 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
13 11 (11.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Python
2 3 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) C++
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 19 (20.43%) CESG Certified Professional
2 19 (20.43%) CISSP
3 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.75%) CISM
6 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CEH
9 2 (2.15%) CISA
9 2 (2.15%) CLAS
9 2 (2.15%) GIAC
9 2 (2.15%) MCP
9 2 (2.15%) MCSA
9 2 (2.15%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.15%) SANS
10 1 (1.08%) CISMP
10 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.08%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.98%) JSP 440
2 13 (13.98%) RMADS
3 10 (10.75%) HMG Infosec
4 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
5 6 (6.45%) PCI DSS
6 4 (4.30%) Solvency II
7 1 (1.08%) COBIT
7 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.13%) Firmware
2 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 15 (16.13%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Citrix
2 15 (16.13%) CommVault
2 15 (16.13%) HP
3 3 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.23%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.23%) Splunk
4 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) ESRI
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Informatica
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