The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 128 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £39,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.28%
Security Specialist
South West

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
1894 1858 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 95.38% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1553 1446
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Legal

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001