The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 24 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.10% 0.43% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 0.50% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £67,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 201 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.64% 87.01% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Chester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (60.00%) CISSP
2 20 (57.14%) Cyber Security
3 16 (45.71%) ArcSight
3 16 (45.71%) SIEM
4 13 (37.14%) Tandem
4 13 (37.14%) MS Office
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (34.29%) CCNP
5 12 (34.29%) CCNA
5 12 (34.29%) GIS
6 9 (25.71%) A+ Certification
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
7 8 (22.86%) Sun
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) UNIX
8 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
9 6 (17.14%) Perl
9 6 (17.14%) Flash
9 6 (17.14%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.29%) FTP
10 5 (14.29%) HTTP
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) DNS
10 5 (14.29%) HTTPS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) Wireshark
3 5 (14.29%) FTP
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Information Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Flash
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Tandem
2 12 (34.29%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 16 (45.71%) SIEM
3 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Coaching
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Security Management
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) CISSP
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) ArcSight
2 8 (22.86%) Sun
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
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