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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 14 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.05% 2.34% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 2.90% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
165 138 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 82.91% 80.70% 73.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 123 123
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (69.57%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) CISM
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
4 8 (34.78%) COBIT
4 8 (34.78%) CRISC
4 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (34.78%) CISSP
4 8 (34.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (30.43%) CISA
5 7 (30.43%) Time Management
5 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
6 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (17.39%) Line Management
8 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Games
10 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
10 2 (8.70%) C#
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Security Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Information Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Junior
3 6 (26.09%) Junior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Junior Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Junior Information Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Auditor
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Application Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security Auditor
7 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
4 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISM
2 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) CRISC
3 7 (30.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (34.78%) COBIT
3 8 (34.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 52k per year
Posted: 4 days ago