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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 62 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 30 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.53% 4.08% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 4.63% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 31
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,183 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
1017 1446 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.68% 87.96% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1232 1408
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +15 7 £55,000 - 1
Knutsford +15 5 - - 1
Crewe 0 3 £36,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £64,500 -
Chester +8 2 £75,000 -3.22% 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (24.07%) Degree
4 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.37%) Information Management
5 11 (20.37%) Records Management
5 11 (20.37%) Internal Audit
6 9 (16.67%) Windows
6 9 (16.67%) VoIP
6 9 (16.67%) Cisco
6 9 (16.67%) CISSP
7 8 (14.81%) MPLS
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) Firewall
7 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
8 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (11.11%) CCNA
9 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.11%) WAN
9 6 (11.11%) LAN
9 6 (11.11%) CISM
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis

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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) VoIP
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) MPLS
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) Network Security
5 4 (7.41%) BGP
5 4 (7.41%) EIGRP
5 4 (7.41%) OSPF
5 4 (7.41%) VPLS
6 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) PSTN
7 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Risk Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Information Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Information Risk Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.85%) JPA
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) RESTful
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
2 17 (31.48%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (20.37%) Information Management
3 11 (20.37%) Internal Audit
3 11 (20.37%) Records Management
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) BPR
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Network Management
8 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
8 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) CISSP
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.11%) CISM
4 5 (9.26%) CISA
4 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.41%) A+ Certification
5 4 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.85%) OSCE
7 1 (1.85%) OSCP
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.85%) SANS
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (7.41%) Avaya
2 4 (7.41%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) arcserve
4 2 (3.70%) Meraki
4 2 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (3.70%) ProCurve
4 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
4 2 (3.70%) Sophos
4 2 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) CA
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk
Chester, Cheshire
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago