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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.35% 3.52% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 4.10% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
216 195 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.38% 85.90% 70.04%
Number of salaries quoted 144 163 109
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,358
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) CISSP
2 14 (51.85%) Cyber Security
3 11 (40.74%) Financial Institution
4 10 (37.04%) Digital Forensics
4 10 (37.04%) ArcSight
4 10 (37.04%) SIEM
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (29.63%) Legal
6 8 (29.63%) Firewall
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) CCNP
7 7 (25.93%) CCNA
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.93%) A+ Certification
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (25.93%) Tandem
7 7 (25.93%) Computer Security
7 7 (25.93%) Data Privacy
8 6 (22.22%) CEH
8 6 (22.22%) EnCE
8 6 (22.22%) Network Security
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) UNIX
8 6 (22.22%) Internet
9 5 (18.52%) Windows

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Financial Institution
3 8 (29.63%) Legal
4 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Incident Manager
1 7 (25.93%) Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Forensic Investigator
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Tandem
3 4 (14.81%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Cyber Security
2 10 (37.04%) Digital Forensics
2 10 (37.04%) SIEM
3 7 (25.93%) Data Privacy
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Security
4 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Cash Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CISSP
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) CCNA
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.93%) A+ Certification
4 6 (22.22%) EnCE
4 6 (22.22%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) ArcSight
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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