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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 28 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
87 160 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 79.82% 85.11% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 137 112
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Online Betting
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Online Betting
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Engineering Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Risk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Security
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) IT Risk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Risk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco