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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 31 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.66% 0.58% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.67% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
154 150 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.08% 87.21% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 108 146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago