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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 82 79 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 2.60% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.96% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 15
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £38,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £69,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +1 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Alderley Edge - 4 £38,750 -
Crewe +9 2 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Knutsford +3 2 £36,250 -27.50%
Wilmslow +3 2 £50,000 +19.04%
Widnes - 2 £27,500 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 28 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 27 (40.91%) Windows
3 23 (34.85%) Linux
3 23 (34.85%) Finance
4 22 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (24.24%) Unix
7 14 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (19.70%) Incident Management
9 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Firewall
9 12 (18.18%) Legal
9 12 (18.18%) SQL
9 12 (18.18%) SIEM
9 12 (18.18%) Security Operations
10 11 (16.67%) Oracle
10 11 (16.67%) Cisco
10 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
10 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 10 (15.15%) Banking
11 10 (15.15%) Fortinet
11 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.15%) Sybase
11 10 (15.15%) Informix
11 10 (15.15%) Juniper
11 10 (15.15%) Mainframe
12 9 (13.64%) CISSP
12 9 (13.64%) Snort
12 9 (13.64%) PCI DSS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (18.18%) Firewall
3 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.61%) tcpdump
4 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.58%) Internet
5 5 (7.58%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) ADSL
7 1 (1.52%) Broadband
7 1 (1.52%) DMZ
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.52%) LAN
7 1 (1.52%) LDAP
7 1 (1.52%) SMTP
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) VPN
7 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Informix
2 3 (4.55%) GIS
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Legal
3 10 (15.15%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.58%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.55%) Publishing
8 2 (3.03%) Games
8 2 (3.03%) Online Betting
8 2 (3.03%) Retail
9 1 (1.52%) Law
9 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Compliance Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) IT Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Audit Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Testing Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Compliance Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Malware Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Quality Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.15%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (7.58%) Life Science
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.03%) Cybercrime
6 2 (3.03%) Fintech
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.52%) PKI
7 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) Unix
4 7 (10.61%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (19.70%) Incident Management
3 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (18.18%) Security Operations
3 12 (18.18%) SIEM
4 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (12.12%) IT Audit
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (10.61%) Data Protection
7 7 (10.61%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (10.61%) Network Architecture
8 6 (9.09%) Coaching
8 6 (9.09%) Computer Security
8 6 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C
3 2 (3.03%) C++
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CISSP
2 8 (12.12%) CISM
3 7 (10.61%) CEH
4 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) CREST Certified
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 5 (7.58%) OSCP
5 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) Tigerscheme
6 2 (3.03%) EnCE
6 2 (3.03%) GCFA
6 2 (3.03%) GCIH
6 2 (3.03%) GREM
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.06%) ISO 14001
3 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (6.06%) ISO22301
4 3 (4.55%) SLA
5 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Snort
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) EnCase
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
1 11 (16.67%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Fortinet
2 10 (15.15%) Juniper
2 10 (15.15%) Sybase
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) NetWitness
5 4 (6.06%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) AlienVault
6 2 (3.03%) FireEye
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Imperva
6 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
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