The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 37 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.26% 7.69% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 9.47% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 5
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +39.70%
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 169 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.65% 81.25% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 146 149 148
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 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 21 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
3 6 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Burp Suite
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Erlang
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Security
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management

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

Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Security Specialist
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Specialist
2 7 (36.84%) Information Specialist
3 5 (26.32%) Junior
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (21.05%) Graduate
4 4 (21.05%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Application Security Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Hacker
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago