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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 9 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.61% 1.78% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.66% 1.99% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 1
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
205 201 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.34% 89.33% 86.91%
Number of salaries quoted 172 156 169
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Chester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (57.78%) CISSP
2 25 (55.56%) Cyber Security
3 19 (42.22%) ArcSight
3 19 (42.22%) SIEM
4 16 (35.56%) Tandem
5 14 (31.11%) MS Office
6 13 (28.89%) GIS
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.67%) CCNP
7 12 (26.67%) CCNA
8 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 10 (22.22%) Firewall
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (20.00%) A+ Certification
9 9 (20.00%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.00%) Sun
10 8 (17.78%) UNIX
10 8 (17.78%) Financial Institution
10 8 (17.78%) Network Security
11 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.33%) Perl
12 6 (13.33%) Flash
12 6 (13.33%) Python
12 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
13 5 (11.11%) Degree
13 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.11%) Digital Forensics

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (31.11%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security
4 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.11%) FTP
5 5 (11.11%) HTTP
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 5 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Security Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Information Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Information Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Forensic Investigator
6 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Flash
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Tandem
2 13 (28.89%) GIS
3 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Cyber Security
2 19 (42.22%) SIEM
3 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.89%) Data Privacy
5 4 (8.89%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.22%) ISMS
8 1 (2.22%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) CISSP
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNP
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) EnCE
5 4 (8.89%) CEH
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) ArcSight
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
Chester
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