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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.87% 1.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £34,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
141 146 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 81.03% 71.92% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 126 128 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £20,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (70.37%) PCI DSS
2 18 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (62.96%) Data Protection
4 16 (59.26%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (59.26%) Security Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Network Architecture
6 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (22.22%) Regular Expression
8 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Flash
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) CMS
9 4 (14.81%) Games
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Nmap
10 3 (11.11%) Nessus
10 3 (11.11%) OWASP
10 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
10 3 (11.11%) Online Games
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 2 (7.41%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
1 18 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Information Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Junior Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Junior Information Analyst
3 13 (48.15%) Junior
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Trainee
6 2 (7.41%) Security Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Application Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
2 5 (18.52%) Flash
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.11%) Online Games
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Online Gambling
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Data Protection
2 16 (59.26%) Security Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Network Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) PCI DSS
2 18 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint