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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 121 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.062% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.076% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,570 £31,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+17.96% -3.12%
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
1545 1320 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.56% 81.33% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 997 1310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015. 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
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £29,500 -
Computer Security
North West

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
1 3 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware