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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 34 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.09% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £21,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
Information Security
Staffordshire

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
202 212 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 73.19% 77.94% 73.50%
Number of salaries quoted 149 180 128
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 Security Specialist
3 7 (38.89%) Information Specialist
4 6 (33.33%) Junior Information Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Information Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) Tester
6 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
6 4 (22.22%) Security Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Graduate
7 3 (16.67%) Junior Tester
7 3 (16.67%) Applications Tester
8 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
9 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure 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%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Data Security
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) OWASP
8 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) Transition 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%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) QA