Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Officer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 180 186
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.13% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +42.11% -46.98%
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,650 £33,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +66.67% -44.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3734 3125 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.52% 96.96% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 2679 3184
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Information Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in Bristol

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in Bristol

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity

Information Security Officer Skill Set
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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR