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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 22 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.51% - 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% - 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 98 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.72% 76.56% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 158
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £62,500 £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 16 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) BCP
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) ISSAP
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) PCI QSA
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) ISO22301
2 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics

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 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Chief Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) CIO
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (75.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SOC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) BCP
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) Data Security
1 6 (75.00%) ISMS
1 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISA
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) ISSAP
1 6 (75.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) ISO22301
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS