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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 112 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.81%
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
1414 1392 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.54% 79.95% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1041 1107
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) Snort
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Snort
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
1 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware