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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 30 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 2.95% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 3.14% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 7
Median salary £75,000 £78,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
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
116 255 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 86.57% 94.10% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 100 165 154
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £57,500 £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 Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester 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 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 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (25.00%) VMware