The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Security Specialist
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 116 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 0.063% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £57,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1816 1551 1897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.37% 97.12% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1349 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,127 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +0.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist 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 in Bristol.

Salary trend for Security Specialist in Bristol

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Security Specialist 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Epicor
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Communications Security
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Security Specialist 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Communications Security
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Epicor
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) SAP