The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +60.00%
Computer Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1577 1307 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.01% 78.55% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1043 1492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Security across the Cheshire region.

Computer Security Salary Trend in Cheshire

Computer Security
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 4 £60,000 -
Computer Security
North West

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Computer Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Security.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Legal
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (87.50%) Data Privacy
2 6 (75.00%) CEH
2 6 (75.00%) EnCE
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Law
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Computer Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Legal
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Data Privacy
2 5 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
1 6 (75.00%) EnCE
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree