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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 60 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.71% 1.37% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.61% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 38
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
873 1115 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.56% 84.98% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 683 964 1336
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £54,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Warrington +6 5 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Chester - 4 £53,750 - 2
Knutsford +5 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 41 (44.09%) Management Information System
2 36 (38.71%) Risk Management
3 29 (31.18%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (30.11%) Finance
4 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (30.11%) CISSP
5 27 (29.03%) CISM
6 25 (26.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (26.88%) Network Security
7 24 (25.81%) Service Delivery
8 21 (22.58%) Banking
8 21 (22.58%) Degree
9 20 (21.51%) Unix
9 20 (21.51%) Linux
10 18 (19.35%) GIS
10 18 (19.35%) PCI DSS
11 17 (18.28%) Firewall
11 17 (18.28%) Cisco
12 15 (16.13%) Service Management
12 15 (16.13%) Cryptography
12 15 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (16.13%) Security Management
12 15 (16.13%) Incident Management
13 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
13 13 (13.98%) Business Continuity
13 13 (13.98%) Data Management
13 13 (13.98%) Information Security Management
13 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (12.90%) AIX
14 12 (12.90%) CISA

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 (3.23%) JBoss
1 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.88%) Network Security
2 17 (18.28%) Firewall
3 10 (10.75%) LAN
3 10 (10.75%) VoIP
3 10 (10.75%) WAN
4 9 (9.68%) MPLS
5 6 (6.45%) BGP
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 6 (6.45%) OSPF
5 6 (6.45%) VPLS
6 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (3.23%) DNS
7 3 (3.23%) NAS
7 3 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.15%) SAN
9 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) GIS
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 2 (2.15%) Ant
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 21 (22.58%) Banking
3 10 (10.75%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.68%) Law
5 8 (8.60%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (6.45%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Security Manager
2 12 (12.90%) Security Technician
2 12 (12.90%) Team Leader
3 10 (10.75%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Information Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Security Officer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Chief Information Officer
6 6 (6.45%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 6 (6.45%) Chief Security Officer
6 6 (6.45%) CIO
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.38%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Web Services
2 4 (4.30%) Middleware
3 3 (3.23%) EJB
3 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.23%) J2EE
3 3 (3.23%) JMS
3 3 (3.23%) JSP
3 3 (3.23%) Servlets
3 3 (3.23%) Struts
3 3 (3.23%) WSDL
3 3 (3.23%) XML
3 3 (3.23%) XSD
4 2 (2.15%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.90%) PKI
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Contactless
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Linux
1 20 (21.51%) Unix
2 12 (12.90%) AIX
2 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.15%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Risk Management
2 29 (31.18%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (26.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (25.81%) Service Delivery
6 15 (16.13%) Cryptography
6 15 (16.13%) Incident Management
6 15 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (16.13%) Security Management
6 15 (16.13%) Service Management
7 13 (13.98%) Business Continuity
7 13 (13.98%) Data Management
7 13 (13.98%) Information Security Management
8 12 (12.90%) Compliance Management
8 12 (12.90%) Line Management
8 12 (12.90%) Performance Management
8 12 (12.90%) Process Management
9 11 (11.83%) Security Operations
10 10 (10.75%) Data Security
10 10 (10.75%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Java
3 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) CISSP
2 27 (29.03%) CISM
3 21 (22.58%) Degree
4 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (12.90%) CISA
6 10 (10.75%) CCNA
7 6 (6.45%) A+ Certification
7 6 (6.45%) ISSAP
7 6 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (6.45%) PCI QSA
8 3 (3.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.08%) CEH
9 1 (1.08%) CISMP
9 1 (1.08%) CRISC
9 1 (1.08%) GIAC
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.08%) SANS
9 1 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 12 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.45%) ISO22301
4 3 (3.23%) SLA
5 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.08%) COBIT
6 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.15%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 12 (12.90%) ServiceNow
2 12 (12.90%) Splunk
3 8 (8.60%) Avaya
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) Symantec
5 3 (3.23%) arcserve
5 3 (3.23%) Aruba
5 3 (3.23%) Chordiant
5 3 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.23%) Sophos
5 3 (3.23%) Teradata
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.15%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) Juniper
6 2 (2.15%) Palo Alto
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago