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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 31 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.82% 2.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
126 157 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 88.73% 87.22% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 120 141 96
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) PMI
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) JNI
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Android

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) i2
1 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire