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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 22 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.30% 1.67% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 2.01% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 66
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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 1092 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.73% 82.85% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 674 957 1356
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,662
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +15 9 - -
Warrington +10 8 £48,750 +14.70%
Chester - 6 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 38 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 37 (39.36%) Risk Management
3 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (28.72%) CISSP
5 26 (27.66%) Service Delivery
6 25 (26.60%) Finance
6 25 (26.60%) CISM
6 25 (26.60%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (24.47%) Network Security
9 21 (22.34%) Degree
9 21 (22.34%) Linux
10 20 (21.28%) GIS
11 19 (20.21%) Banking
11 19 (20.21%) Incident Management
12 17 (18.09%) Cisco
12 17 (18.09%) Unix
13 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS
14 15 (15.96%) Cryptography
14 15 (15.96%) Firewall
14 15 (15.96%) Security Management
14 15 (15.96%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (14.89%) Service Management
16 13 (13.83%) PKI
16 13 (13.83%) Data Management
16 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
16 13 (13.83%) CISA
17 12 (12.77%) Information Security Management
17 12 (12.77%) Process Management
17 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity

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 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) JBoss
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) Network Security
2 15 (15.96%) Firewall
3 12 (12.77%) VoIP
4 11 (11.70%) MPLS
5 9 (9.57%) LAN
5 9 (9.57%) WAN
6 8 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.38%) BGP
7 6 (6.38%) EIGRP
7 6 (6.38%) OSPF
7 6 (6.38%) VPLS
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.26%) Wireless
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (3.19%) DNS
9 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.19%) NAS
9 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
10 2 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) GIS
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.13%) Ant
2 2 (2.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Burp Suite
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.51%) Law
4 7 (7.45%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Marketing
6 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Security Manager
2 12 (12.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.77%) Security Technician
2 12 (12.77%) Team Leader
3 9 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Information Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.45%) Security Officer
6 6 (6.38%) Chief Information Officer
6 6 (6.38%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 6 (6.38%) Chief Security Officer
6 6 (6.38%) CIO
6 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.32%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) Middleware
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.13%) EJB
3 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.13%) JMS
3 2 (2.13%) JSP
3 2 (2.13%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) Servlets
3 2 (2.13%) Struts
3 2 (2.13%) WSDL
3 2 (2.13%) XML
3 2 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.96%) Cryptography
3 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.83%) PKI
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Contactless
6 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Unix
3 12 (12.77%) AIX
3 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Risk Management
2 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (27.66%) Service Delivery
4 25 (26.60%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (25.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (20.21%) Incident Management
7 15 (15.96%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (15.96%) Security Management
8 14 (14.89%) Service Management
9 13 (13.83%) Data Management
10 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity
10 12 (12.77%) Compliance Management
10 12 (12.77%) Information Security Management
10 12 (12.77%) Line Management
10 12 (12.77%) Performance Management
10 12 (12.77%) Process Management
11 10 (10.64%) Security Operations
12 9 (9.57%) Analytics
12 9 (9.57%) Security Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) C
3 2 (2.13%) C++
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) CISSP
2 25 (26.60%) CISM
3 21 (22.34%) Degree
4 13 (13.83%) CISA
5 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.57%) CCNA
7 6 (6.38%) A+ Certification
7 6 (6.38%) ISSAP
7 6 (6.38%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (6.38%) PCI QSA
8 3 (3.19%) CCNP
9 1 (1.06%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.06%) CRISC
9 1 (1.06%) GIAC
9 1 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.06%) OSCE
9 1 (1.06%) OSCP
9 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS
2 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.38%) ISO22301
4 3 (3.19%) SLA
5 2 (2.13%) COBIT
6 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Cisco
2 12 (12.77%) ServiceNow
2 12 (12.77%) Splunk
3 6 (6.38%) Avaya
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) HP
5 4 (4.26%) Symantec
6 3 (3.19%) arcserve
6 3 (3.19%) Aruba
6 3 (3.19%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (3.19%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.19%) Sophos
6 3 (3.19%) VMware
7 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.13%) Chordiant
7 2 (2.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.13%) Meraki
7 2 (2.13%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.13%) Teradata
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago