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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 26 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.21% - 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% - 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £54,000
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
134 123 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 85.90% 70.29% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 127 121 287
Average salary £48,500 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,000 £51,500
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 30 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
3 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) Sourcefire
3 4 (36.36%) Snort
3 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (36.36%) Anomaly Detection
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) CISA
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) CRISC
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) SABSA
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
1 4 (36.36%) Anomaly Detection
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) SABSA
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISA
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle