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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 71 57 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 72 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 4.25% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 4.75% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 26
Median salary £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
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
960 1516 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.56% 89.55% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1242 1310
Median salary £39,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 August 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 August 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
Knutsford +22 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Warrington +6 4 £47,000 -18.61% 1
Chester +14 1 £75,000 -4.76%
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) Information Management
4 11 (27.50%) Records Management
4 11 (27.50%) Internal Audit
5 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (22.50%) Degree
6 8 (20.00%) CISSP
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) CISM
9 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.50%) BPR
9 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 4 (10.00%) GIS
10 4 (10.00%) CISA
10 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.00%) Linux
11 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.50%) SDLC
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco

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 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
1 3 (7.50%) Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) ADSL
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.00%) ISDN
2 2 (5.00%) MPLS
2 2 (5.00%) PSTN
2 2 (5.00%) SNMP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Risk Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Transformation Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) JPA
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) Information Management
3 11 (27.50%) Internal Audit
3 11 (27.50%) Records Management
4 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) BPR
7 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) SDLC
9 3 (7.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) CISSP
3 5 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
5 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) OSCE
6 1 (2.50%) OSCP
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
6 1 (2.50%) SANS
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Meraki
2 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) CA
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
Wilmslow, Cheshire
ICO
Salary: £24,646 per annum plus pension and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago