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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 36 88 53
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -35
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 69 25 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.99% 1.76% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 2.08% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 78
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £27,500 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
980 1201 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.07% 84.46% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1061 1488
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,811 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +17 27 - -
Warrington +24 11 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Chester +9 7 - - 1
Crewe -3 4 £36,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £64,500 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 33 (35.87%) Management Information System
3 27 (29.35%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (27.17%) Finance
4 25 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 23 (25.00%) CISSP
6 22 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (22.83%) Linux
8 20 (21.74%) Network Security
9 19 (20.65%) GIS
9 19 (20.65%) CISM
10 17 (18.48%) Banking
11 16 (17.39%) Cisco
12 15 (16.30%) Cryptography
12 15 (16.30%) Degree
13 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
13 14 (15.22%) Firewall
13 14 (15.22%) Unix
14 13 (14.13%) PKI
14 13 (14.13%) PCI DSS
15 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 12 (13.04%) Performance Management
15 12 (13.04%) ServiceNow
15 12 (13.04%) Line Management
15 12 (13.04%) Splunk
15 12 (13.04%) Windows
15 12 (13.04%) AIX
15 12 (13.04%) VoIP

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 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) Network Security
2 14 (15.22%) Firewall
3 12 (13.04%) VoIP
4 11 (11.96%) MPLS
5 9 (9.78%) LAN
5 9 (9.78%) WAN
6 8 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.52%) BGP
7 6 (6.52%) EIGRP
7 6 (6.52%) OSPF
7 6 (6.52%) VPLS
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.35%) Wireless
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (3.26%) DNS
9 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.26%) NAS
9 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.26%) VPN
10 2 (2.17%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) GIS
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (1.09%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.52%) Law
4 5 (5.43%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) Security Manager
2 12 (13.04%) Information Manager
2 12 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Security Technician
2 12 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) Risk Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Information Risk Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (6.52%) Security Officer
8 5 (5.43%) Chief Information Officer
8 5 (5.43%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 5 (5.43%) Chief Security Officer
8 5 (5.43%) CIO
8 5 (5.43%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.09%) Java EE
3 1 (1.09%) JPA
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) Management Information System
2 15 (16.30%) Cryptography
3 13 (14.13%) PKI
4 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.26%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Contactless
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Unix
3 12 (13.04%) AIX
3 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 27 (29.35%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 22 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
7 12 (13.04%) Compliance Management
7 12 (13.04%) Line Management
7 12 (13.04%) Performance Management
7 12 (13.04%) Process Management
7 12 (13.04%) Service Management
8 11 (11.96%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (10.87%) Business Continuity
9 10 (10.87%) Security Management
10 8 (8.70%) Data Management
10 8 (8.70%) Software Deployment
11 7 (7.61%) Analytics
11 7 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.61%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) C
3 2 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) CISSP
2 19 (20.65%) CISM
3 15 (16.30%) Degree
4 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (11.96%) CISA
6 9 (9.78%) CCNA
7 6 (6.52%) A+ Certification
7 6 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (5.43%) ISSAP
8 5 (5.43%) PCI QSA
9 3 (3.26%) CCNP
10 1 (1.09%) CRISC
10 1 (1.09%) GIAC
10 1 (1.09%) ISEB
10 1 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.09%) PMP
10 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) PCI DSS
2 11 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.43%) ISO22301
4 3 (3.26%) SLA
5 2 (2.17%) COBIT
6 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.09%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Cisco
2 12 (13.04%) ServiceNow
2 12 (13.04%) Splunk
3 6 (6.52%) Avaya
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (4.35%) Symantec
6 3 (3.26%) arcserve
6 3 (3.26%) Aruba
6 3 (3.26%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (3.26%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.26%) Sophos
6 3 (3.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.17%) Meraki
7 2 (2.17%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.09%) CA
8 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.09%) Juniper
8 1 (1.09%) SAP
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