The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 77 73 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.49% 2.85% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.17% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 16
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,800 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information 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
877 1449 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.73% 89.78% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1110 1075
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Cheshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Chester - 3 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford +11 2 - - 2
Crewe +21 1 £34,000 -6.20%
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
5 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
6 8 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (20.59%) tcpdump
7 7 (20.59%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
7 7 (20.59%) Snort
7 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
7 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (20.59%) Legal
7 7 (20.59%) Security Operations
8 6 (17.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) NetWitness
8 6 (17.65%) Internal Audit
8 6 (17.65%) EnCase
8 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.65%) Coaching
8 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Computer Security
9 5 (14.71%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.59%) tcpdump
2 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) GIS
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.59%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 4 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Malware Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Quality Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
3 8 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
4 7 (20.59%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 7 (20.59%) Security Operations
5 6 (17.65%) Coaching
5 6 (17.65%) Computer Security
5 6 (17.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Internal Audit
5 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) SIEM
7 4 (11.76%) BPR
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) CISM
2 5 (14.71%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) EnCE
4 2 (5.88%) GCFA
4 2 (5.88%) GCIH
4 2 (5.88%) GREM
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) ISO 14001
2 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 4 (11.76%) ISO22301
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Snort
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) EnCase
2 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) NetWitness
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) AlienVault
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Imperva
3 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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