The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Bristol
Rank 74 71 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 58 65 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.16% 3.51% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.92% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 32
Median salary £53,750 £51,617 £46,660
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.13% +10.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1671 1659 1638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.91% 89.58% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1449 1374
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Bristol.

Salary trend for Information Security in Bristol

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 44 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 37 (39.36%) CISSP
3 30 (31.91%) Windows
3 30 (31.91%) SC Cleared
4 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
5 26 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (26.60%) TCP/IP
6 25 (26.60%) Management Information System
7 24 (25.53%) Linux
7 24 (25.53%) DV Cleared
7 24 (25.53%) SIEM
8 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
8 23 (24.47%) Risk Assessment
8 23 (24.47%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (24.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 22 (23.40%) Unix
9 22 (23.40%) Information Assurance
10 21 (22.34%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (22.34%) Finance
10 21 (22.34%) Snort
11 20 (21.28%) GCIA
11 20 (21.28%) Security Architecture
12 19 (20.21%) ArcSight
12 19 (20.21%) LogRhythm
12 19 (20.21%) Security Management
12 19 (20.21%) Risk Management
13 18 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (19.15%) Java
14 17 (18.09%) Internet
14 17 (18.09%) Firewall

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 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) TCP/IP
2 17 (18.09%) Firewall
2 17 (18.09%) Internet
3 12 (12.77%) Wireshark
4 8 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (6.38%) SAN
5 6 (6.38%) VPN
6 5 (5.32%) NAS
7 2 (2.13%) Intranet
7 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.13%) LAN
7 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 2 (2.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.06%) DNS
8 1 (1.06%) Skype
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Aerospace
3 8 (8.51%) Legal
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.26%) Electronics
5 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Consultant
3 19 (20.21%) SOC Analyst
4 16 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Architect
5 12 (12.77%) Security Consultant
6 9 (9.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 9 (9.57%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Security Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Information Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Security Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Server Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Management Information System
2 23 (24.47%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (12.77%) CESG
5 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.38%) User Experience
6 5 (5.32%) Clustering
6 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.13%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.13%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.06%) Handset
9 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Windows
2 24 (25.53%) Linux
3 22 (23.40%) Unix
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Security Operations
2 24 (25.53%) SIEM
3 23 (24.47%) Risk Assessment
3 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.40%) Information Assurance
5 21 (22.34%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (21.28%) Security Architecture
7 19 (20.21%) Risk Management
7 19 (20.21%) Security Management
8 18 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (18.09%) Coaching
9 17 (18.09%) Protective Monitoring
10 16 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (15.96%) Information Security Management
11 15 (15.96%) ISMS
11 15 (15.96%) ITIL
11 15 (15.96%) Service Management
12 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
13 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Java
2 10 (10.64%) C
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 37 (39.36%) CISSP
3 30 (31.91%) SC Cleared
4 24 (25.53%) DV Cleared
5 23 (24.47%) CESG Certified Professional
6 20 (21.28%) GCIA
7 16 (17.02%) CISM
7 16 (17.02%) Degree
7 16 (17.02%) GCIH
7 16 (17.02%) SANS
8 12 (12.77%) GIAC
9 4 (4.26%) CREST Certified
10 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.13%) CCNP
11 2 (2.13%) CISA
11 2 (2.13%) MCP
11 2 (2.13%) MCSE
11 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.06%) CCNA
12 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.70%) JSP 440
3 10 (10.64%) RMADS
4 7 (7.45%) HMG Infosec
5 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.13%) COBIT
6 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.13%) PMO
7 1 (1.06%) GPG13
7 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.06%) SLA
7 1 (1.06%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Snort
2 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) Firmware
4 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Nmap
2 7 (7.45%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) ArcSight
1 19 (20.21%) LogRhythm
2 12 (12.77%) FireEye
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Citrix
4 5 (5.32%) CommVault
4 5 (5.32%) HP
4 5 (5.32%) Splunk
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.19%) SAP
7 2 (2.13%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) Avaya
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Mitel
8 1 (1.06%) Red Box
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.06%) Veeam
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