The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 33 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.85% 2.43% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.18% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 51
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £30,550 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1321 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.01% 76.36% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1070 1594
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Chester +6 13 £60,000 - 2
Warrington -13 4 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Runcorn +1 2 £55,000 +111.53%
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £67,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) CISSP
3 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
3 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
5 12 (22.64%) Network Security
5 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
6 11 (20.75%) Financial Institution
6 11 (20.75%) UNIX
7 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
7 10 (18.87%) Degree
7 10 (18.87%) Digital Forensics
8 9 (16.98%) Cyber Security
8 9 (16.98%) CISM
8 9 (16.98%) Legal
9 8 (15.09%) SAN
9 8 (15.09%) Java
9 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (13.21%) Computer Security
10 7 (13.21%) MS Office
10 7 (13.21%) Internet
10 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity Management
10 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) SIEM
10 7 (13.21%) Data Privacy
11 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (11.32%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) Network Security
3 8 (15.09%) SAN
4 7 (13.21%) Internet
4 7 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (9.43%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) OLTP
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Financial Institution
3 9 (16.98%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.77%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Incident Manager
1 8 (15.09%) Security Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Risk Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Information Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Forensic Investigator
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Operations Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) IT Risk Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) UNIX
3 6 (11.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
2 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
3 10 (18.87%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (16.98%) Cyber Security
5 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity Management
5 7 (13.21%) Data Privacy
5 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) Computer Security
5 7 (13.21%) SIEM
6 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.55%) Security Management
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) CISSP
2 10 (18.87%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) CISM
4 6 (11.32%) CEH
4 6 (11.32%) EnCE
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) ISEB
7 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) CISA
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) XenApp
1 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Websense
1 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
1 2 (3.77%) Splunk
1 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.89%) VMware
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco
2 1 (1.89%) Sun
2 1 (1.89%) HP
2 1 (1.89%) Citrix
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