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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 33 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.33% 3.38% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 4.83% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
126 207 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 73.26% 69.93% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 119 166 106
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Nessus
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Flash
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (22.22%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus