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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.33% 1.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
77 147 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 89.53% 88.02% 71.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 130 116
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (50.00%) CEH
3 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) OSCP
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
3 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 5 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 4 (40.00%) OWASP
4 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Informix
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Sybase
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Informix
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
1 5 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 4 (40.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CEH
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (50.00%) OSCP
1 5 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
1 4 (40.00%) VMware