The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 33 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.51% 2.88% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 3.76% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £23,000 £52,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.19% +110.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 186 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 71.23% 76.54% 69.79%
Number of salaries quoted 160 163 114
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Staffordshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) Security Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Web Development
5 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
6 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Games
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Online Games
8 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) OOP
10 2 (11.11%) OO
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 1 (5.56%) OWASP
11 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
11 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (5.56%) QA
11 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
11 1 (5.56%) Information Management
11 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (5.56%) Data Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Junior
2 9 (50.00%) Security Specialist
3 7 (38.89%) Information Specialist
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Junior Information Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Information Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) Tester
6 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
6 4 (22.22%) Security Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Junior Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Applications Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Graduate
8 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
9 1 (5.56%) Application Security Specialist
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Security Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.56%) OWASP
8 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
8 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001