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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 20 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.32% 3.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 4.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 0
Average salary £19,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
242 221 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 84.32% 79.21% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 174 174 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 27 (81.82%) Security Testing
2 24 (72.73%) PCI DSS
3 17 (51.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (51.52%) Data Protection
4 16 (48.48%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (42.42%) Wireshark
5 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) Network Architecture
7 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
9 8 (24.24%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (21.21%) Games
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 6 (18.18%) Online Games
11 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.18%) Regular Expression
12 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.15%) Degree
13 3 (9.09%) QA
13 3 (9.09%) Nmap
13 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
14 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
14 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (6.06%) Online Gambling
14 2 (6.06%) HTML5
14 2 (6.06%) OWASP
14 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
14 2 (6.06%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (21.21%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Information Analyst
2 21 (63.64%) Junior
3 18 (54.55%) Junior Analyst
3 18 (54.55%) Junior Information Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Security Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) Information Specialist
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Security Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Graduate
8 2 (6.06%) Application Security Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Trainee Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Trainee
8 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) Regular Expression
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) Flash
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (18.18%) Online Games
3 2 (6.06%) Online Gambling
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Security Testing
2 17 (51.52%) Data Protection
3 13 (39.39%) Network Architecture
4 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (18.18%) Web Development
7 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.06%) OWASP
9 2 (6.06%) OOP
9 2 (6.06%) OO
10 1 (3.03%) Service Management
10 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) Change Control
10 1 (3.03%) Time Management
10 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 17 (51.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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