The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% 1.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.82% 81.01% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 103
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Cheshire

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 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
4 8 (47.06%) Financial Institution
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
5 7 (41.18%) CISSP
5 7 (41.18%) Legal
5 7 (41.18%) Data Privacy
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Security
5 7 (41.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (35.29%) EnCE
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) CEH
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) Law
10 1 (5.88%) Tandem
10 1 (5.88%) AIX
10 1 (5.88%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (35.29%) Network Security
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Financial Institution
3 7 (41.18%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Tandem
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Digital Forensics
2 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
3 7 (41.18%) Data Privacy
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Security
4 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) EnCE
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Sun
1 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
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