The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 51 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.51% 1.60% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.06% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £43,507 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.48% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £60,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
424 389 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 75.99% 77.96% 79.72%
Number of salaries quoted 369 336 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 5 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Stafford - 3 £60,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 23 (54.76%) Data Protection
4 21 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (47.62%) Security Testing
6 13 (30.95%) Network Architecture
7 11 (26.19%) Wireshark
8 8 (19.05%) QA
9 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) ActionScript
10 6 (14.29%) HTML
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) CSS
10 6 (14.29%) Flash
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) CMS
10 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 6 (14.29%) HTML5
10 6 (14.29%) Regular Expression
10 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
11 5 (11.90%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
12 4 (9.52%) SQL
12 4 (9.52%) Nmap
12 4 (9.52%) Games

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Wireshark
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 21 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 19 (45.24%) Information Analyst
4 18 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior Information Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior
6 6 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Security Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Application Security Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (7.14%) Tester
9 3 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) Flash
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 6 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Online Games
4 2 (4.76%) Online Gambling
4 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Data Protection
2 20 (47.62%) Security Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Network Architecture
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.14%) OWASP
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Service Management
9 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
9 1 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 6 (14.29%) ActionScript
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C++
3 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (19.05%) QA
4 4 (9.52%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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