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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 27 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.02% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 1.63% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -35.18%
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 123 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 82.18% 69.89% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 120 197
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
5 2 (18.18%) Snort
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) OAuth
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) CRISC
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) SABSA
5 2 (18.18%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) CISA
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) SOA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) SAML
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) OAuth
1 2 (18.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) SIEM
1 2 (18.18%) SABSA
1 2 (18.18%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat