Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 109 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25 +61
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 88 94 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.40% 2.48% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.67% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 62 67
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -28.46% +30.00%
10th Percentile £36,875 £35,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £79,175 £87,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +2.88%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,420 3,517 2,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.29% 92.82% 91.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,790 2,903 2,556
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Bristol

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bristol.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Bristol

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 39 (44.32%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) Degree
3 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 31 (35.23%) Python
5 29 (32.95%) Docker
6 28 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
8 26 (29.55%) Linux
8 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
11 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (19.32%) Hadoop
12 17 (19.32%) Kubernetes
12 17 (19.32%) TypeScript
12 17 (19.32%) AngularJS
12 17 (19.32%) C++
12 17 (19.32%) Windows
13 16 (18.18%) Information Security
13 16 (18.18%) CentOS
14 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
14 15 (17.05%) Spring
15 14 (15.91%) Firewall
15 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
15 14 (15.91%) CISSP
16 13 (14.77%) Finance
16 13 (14.77%) DevOps

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 8 (9.09%) Confluence
1 8 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Firewall
1 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.64%) DNS
3 7 (7.95%) DHCP
4 6 (6.82%) SNMP
5 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.68%) Network Security
5 5 (5.68%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.55%) SMTP
7 3 (3.41%) VPN
8 2 (2.27%) IPsec
8 2 (2.27%) OSPF
8 2 (2.27%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (1.14%) IPv4
9 1 (1.14%) SAN
9 1 (1.14%) SSL
9 1 (1.14%) VLAN
9 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.95%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.09%) JIRA
1 8 (9.09%) JUnit
2 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.95%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) RSpec
3 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 22 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Security Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Risk Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Splunk Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) AngularJS
2 15 (17.05%) Spring
3 11 (12.50%) XML
4 8 (9.09%) EJB
4 8 (9.09%) JSF
5 7 (7.95%) Spring Boot
6 5 (5.68%) CSS
6 5 (5.68%) HTML
7 4 (4.55%) ModSecurity
8 3 (3.41%) .NET
8 3 (3.41%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.27%) Node.js
9 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.14%) CSS3
10 1 (1.14%) HTML5
10 1 (1.14%) React
10 1 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (7.95%) User Experience
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.68%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.27%) CESG
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) Windows
3 16 (18.18%) CentOS
4 6 (6.82%) Unix
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.14%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (18.18%) Information Security
5 13 (14.77%) DevOps
6 12 (13.64%) SIEM
7 10 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.23%) Business Development
9 8 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.09%) Threat Detection
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.95%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.82%) Information Assurance
11 6 (6.82%) ITIL
11 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) Java
2 31 (35.23%) Python
3 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.32%) C++
4 17 (19.32%) TypeScript
5 9 (10.23%) C
6 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Degree
2 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
5 14 (15.91%) CISSP
6 12 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (12.50%) CISM
8 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.41%) CCNP
9 3 (3.41%) CISA
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CEH
10 2 (2.27%) CRISC
10 2 (2.27%) GIAC
10 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.14%) CCNA
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.14%) SANS
11 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.36%) QA
3 7 (7.95%) GDPR
4 4 (4.55%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (32.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.64%) Puppet
3 6 (6.82%) Nessus
4 3 (3.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (3.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.09%) Cisco
3 7 (7.95%) Palo Alto
4 6 (6.82%) NetScout
4 6 (6.82%) NetWitness
5 5 (5.68%) McAfee
5 5 (5.68%) Splunk
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.27%) Juniper
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
8 1 (1.14%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.14%) Citrix
8 1 (1.14%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.14%) Symantec
8 1 (1.14%) Veeam
8 1 (1.14%) WatchGuard