The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South West / Bristol
Rank 127 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.057% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.52%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1695 1757 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 97.23% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1556 1550
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Bristol region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) IronPort
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) FWSM
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) IronPort
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds