The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 89 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.19% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -22.72%

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
886 1093 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.69% 83.24% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 676 966 1311
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Cheshire region.

OWASP Salary Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Warrington - 2 £70,000 -
OWASP
North West

OWASP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Tigerscheme
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OSCE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

OWASP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (33.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS