The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.02% 2.13% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.73% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 110 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.32% 78.01% 76.04%
Number of salaries quoted 138 96 108
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Staffordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) Online Games
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
7 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 1 (9.09%) Data Security
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Information Management
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Legal
7 1 (9.09%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Application Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) QA
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