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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.07% 1.46% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.70% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 27
Median salary £40,000 £20,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
571 470 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.85% 85.92% 82.92%
Number of salaries quoted 483 420 484
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 18 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) Wireshark
4 6 (19.35%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) Burp Suite
6 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.68%) Finance
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.68%) Retail
7 3 (9.68%) System Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
7 3 (9.68%) OWASP
7 3 (9.68%) Metasploit
7 3 (9.68%) Nessus
7 3 (9.68%) Core Impact
7 3 (9.68%) CREST Certified
7 3 (9.68%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) iPad
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (9.68%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.45%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.45%) Erlang
8 2 (6.45%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Burp Suite
2 3 (9.68%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Security Specialist
2 10 (32.26%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (32.26%) Information Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Junior
4 5 (16.13%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Security Penetration Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Security Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (12.90%) Graduate
5 4 (12.90%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Security Hacker
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (9.68%) Line Management
3 3 (9.68%) OWASP
3 3 (9.68%) Source Code Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) System Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Time Management
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) ISMS
4 2 (6.45%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Erlang
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CREST Certified
3 2 (6.45%) CISA
3 2 (6.45%) CISM
3 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) CRISC
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Core Impact
1 3 (9.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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