The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.88% 0.89% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.04% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 96 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.09% 85.71% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 119 76 163
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Knutsford region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) Snort
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JNI
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire