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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.49% 5.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 5.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (20.00%) qooxdoo
1 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle