The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.51% 2.51% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 3.15% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 11
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
429 445 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.08% 79.89% 73.94%
Number of salaries quoted 362 377 341
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Stoke-on-Trent -11 3 £55,000 - 3
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (45.00%) Information Governance
5 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) COBIT
9 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
9 1 (5.00%) Data Security
9 1 (5.00%) Information Management
9 1 (5.00%) QA
9 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.00%) Legal

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Security Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (45.00%) Information Governance
3 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k
Posted: Yesterday