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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 32 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.63% 3.40% 9.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 4.29% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 23
Median salary £30,000 £20,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
225 163 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.34% 79.13% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 201 139 188
Median salary £43,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 5 December 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 December 2016, 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 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Burp Suite
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
6 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) COBIT
6 2 (9.09%) Erlang
6 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (9.09%) CISA
6 2 (9.09%) CISM
6 2 (9.09%) Data Security
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Internal Audit

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 (27.27%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Information Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Junior
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 4 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Security Hacker
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (13.64%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Security
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Internal Audit
5 1 (4.55%) ISMS
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) COBIT
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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