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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.04% 1.98% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.36% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1509 1651 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.07% 83.98% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1324 1030
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 10 £85,000 +36.00% 1
Knutsford +3 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Warrington +2 4 £55,000 +39.24%
Crewe - 4 - - 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 91 (71.65%) Finance
2 43 (33.86%) Risk Management
2 43 (33.86%) Banking
3 42 (33.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (27.56%) Windows
5 33 (25.98%) Management Information System
6 30 (23.62%) Risk Assessment
7 29 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (22.05%) Investment Banking
9 27 (21.26%) UNIX
10 24 (18.90%) Linux
10 24 (18.90%) Security Management
10 24 (18.90%) Wealth Management
11 22 (17.32%) Cyber Security
12 19 (14.96%) Firewall
12 19 (14.96%) Network Design
12 19 (14.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (14.17%) Web Services
13 18 (14.17%) Server Hardening
14 16 (12.60%) Project Management
14 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (11.81%) TOGAF
15 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (11.81%) Cisco
15 15 (11.81%) ITIL
15 15 (11.81%) SDLC
15 15 (11.81%) SABSA
16 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
16 14 (11.02%) COBIT
17 13 (10.24%) Financial Institution

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.15%) Jetty
3 4 (3.15%) Liferay
3 4 (3.15%) JBoss
3 4 (3.15%) Apache
3 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Office
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) Firewall
2 8 (6.30%) VoIP
3 7 (5.51%) Network Security
4 6 (4.72%) VPN
4 6 (4.72%) DNS
5 5 (3.94%) SMTP
5 5 (3.94%) Broadband
5 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.15%) Wireless
6 4 (3.15%) SAN
7 3 (2.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) MySQL
2 6 (4.72%) Informix
3 5 (3.94%) Big Data
4 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (3.15%) Subversion
1 4 (3.15%) Maven
1 4 (3.15%) JIRA
1 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 91 (71.65%) Finance
2 43 (33.86%) Banking
3 28 (22.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (10.24%) Financial Institution
5 10 (7.87%) Legal
6 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.72%) Retail
7 5 (3.94%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (3.15%) Law
9 2 (1.57%) Publishing
9 2 (1.57%) Games
9 2 (1.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Analyst
2 25 (19.69%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.96%) Security Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Architect
4 15 (11.81%) Security Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Information Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Consultant
7 10 (7.87%) Risk Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Risk Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Information Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.15%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.17%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) Spring
2 4 (3.15%) CSS
2 4 (3.15%) HTML
2 4 (3.15%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) Java EE
2 4 (3.15%) jQuery
2 4 (3.15%) RESTful
2 4 (3.15%) HTML5
2 4 (3.15%) PhoneGap
2 4 (3.15%) Laravel
2 4 (3.15%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.15%) li3
3 2 (1.57%) J2EE
3 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.57%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.66%) GIS
3 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.30%) Cybercrime
5 6 (4.72%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.72%) Life Science
6 4 (3.15%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.15%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.15%) Online Banking
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.57%) Social Media
8 2 (1.57%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Windows
2 27 (21.26%) UNIX
3 24 (18.90%) Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.57%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Risk Management
2 30 (23.62%) Risk Assessment
3 29 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (18.90%) Security Management
4 24 (18.90%) Wealth Management
5 22 (17.32%) Cyber Security
6 19 (14.96%) Network Design
6 19 (14.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (14.17%) Server Hardening
8 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (12.60%) Project Management
9 15 (11.81%) ITIL
9 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.81%) TOGAF
9 15 (11.81%) SDLC
9 15 (11.81%) SABSA
10 13 (10.24%) Security Architecture
11 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.87%) Information Security Management
12 10 (7.87%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) SQL
2 10 (7.87%) C
3 8 (6.30%) PHP
4 7 (5.51%) Java
5 5 (3.94%) C++
6 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.15%) Perl
6 4 (3.15%) Python
7 2 (1.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.57%) C#
7 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) CISSP
2 9 (7.09%) CISA
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 7 (5.51%) CISM
4 4 (3.15%) MBA
4 4 (3.15%) CEH
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.57%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) GIAC
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (33.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.02%) COBIT
2 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (7.87%) QA
5 6 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.57%) Snort
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Cisco
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) Juniper
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) Sybase
4 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.36%) LANDesk
5 3 (2.36%) Apple
5 3 (2.36%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) i2
6 1 (0.79%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.79%) FireEye
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