Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 84 114
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 +36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 131 103 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.42% 3.25% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.57% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 82
Bristol median annual salary £46,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.54% -7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,955 £82,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +1.52%

Information Security 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 3521 2885 3428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.91% 90.89% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 2441 2955
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 55 (41.98%) CISSP
2 51 (38.93%) Security Cleared
3 48 (36.64%) SC Cleared
4 47 (35.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (34.35%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (31.30%) Management Information System
7 40 (30.53%) Windows
8 39 (29.77%) Service Management
9 37 (28.24%) ITIL
10 33 (25.19%) SIEM
11 31 (23.66%) PCI DSS
11 31 (23.66%) Linux
12 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
13 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
13 28 (21.37%) ITSM
14 27 (20.61%) Internet
14 27 (20.61%) Security Architecture
15 26 (19.85%) CISM
16 25 (19.08%) Firewall
16 25 (19.08%) .NET
16 25 (19.08%) Security Operations
17 24 (18.32%) SANS
17 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
17 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
18 23 (17.56%) Java
18 23 (17.56%) Unix
18 23 (17.56%) Finance
18 23 (17.56%) CREST Certified
19 22 (16.79%) Cyberthreat
19 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP

Information Security
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 (6.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) Internet
2 25 (19.08%) Firewall
3 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.45%) DNS
5 12 (9.16%) VPN
6 9 (6.87%) Network Security
7 7 (5.34%) SAN
7 7 (5.34%) Wireless
8 6 (4.58%) FTP
8 6 (4.58%) HTTP
8 6 (4.58%) LAN
8 6 (4.58%) WAN
9 4 (3.05%) DHCP
9 4 (3.05%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.76%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Electronics
2 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.29%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Security Analyst
3 24 (18.32%) Consultant
4 18 (13.74%) Security Consultant
4 18 (13.74%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Information Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (9.92%) Architect
7 11 (8.40%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Information Manager
8 9 (6.87%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (6.11%) Security Officer
10 7 (5.34%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Information Systems Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Systems Manager
12 5 (3.82%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) ADO
2 1 (0.76%) ODBC
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.30%) Management Information System
2 22 (16.79%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (16.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.11%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (5.34%) CESG
7 6 (4.58%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.76%) Fintech
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.53%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Linux
3 23 (17.56%) Unix
4 15 (11.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.58%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.35%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (29.77%) Service Management
3 37 (28.24%) ITIL
4 33 (25.19%) SIEM
5 28 (21.37%) ITSM
5 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
6 27 (20.61%) Security Architecture
7 25 (19.08%) Security Operations
8 24 (18.32%) Mentoring
9 22 (16.79%) Coaching
10 21 (16.03%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (10.69%) Information Assurance
13 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (9.16%) Business Analysis
14 12 (9.16%) Risk Management
15 11 (8.40%) PRINCE2
15 11 (8.40%) Security Management
15 11 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.56%) Java
2 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.34%) Python
3 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.05%) SQL
5 2 (1.53%) C
6 1 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (41.98%) CISSP
2 51 (38.93%) Security Cleared
3 48 (36.64%) SC Cleared
4 30 (22.90%) DV Cleared
5 26 (19.85%) CISM
6 24 (18.32%) SANS
7 23 (17.56%) CREST Certified
8 20 (15.27%) GCIA
8 20 (15.27%) GCIH
9 16 (12.21%) Degree
10 12 (9.16%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (5.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 6 (4.58%) CCNA
12 6 (4.58%) CCNP
12 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (4.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 6 (4.58%) SSCP
13 4 (3.05%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (3.05%) Novell Certification
13 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (35.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (23.66%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.40%) GDPR
4 10 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (5.34%) SLA
6 6 (4.58%) GPG13
7 5 (3.82%) JSP 440
7 5 (3.82%) RMADS
8 3 (2.29%) PMO
9 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.87%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.34%) Snort
3 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.58%) XenServer
5 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.05%) vSphere
6 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (5.34%) RSA enVision
3 6 (4.58%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (4.58%) RSA Archer
3 6 (4.58%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (4.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (3.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.29%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) EnCase
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) FTK
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.76%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Cisco
3 9 (6.87%) ArcSight
4 8 (6.11%) Symantec
5 7 (5.34%) VMware
6 6 (4.58%) Avaya
6 6 (4.58%) Citrix
6 6 (4.58%) LogLogic
6 6 (4.58%) Sourcefire
6 6 (4.58%) Trend Micro
6 6 (4.58%) Veeam
7 4 (3.05%) Dell
7 4 (3.05%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.29%) F5
9 2 (1.53%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.53%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) NetApp
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle
10 1 (0.76%) Sophos