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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.44% 1.01% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.13% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £34,500 £19,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.57% -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.38%
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
265 177 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.67% 89.39% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 253 154 160
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 11 (57.89%) CISM
2 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (47.37%) CISA
3 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
4 8 (42.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (42.11%) COBIT
5 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
6 6 (31.58%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) CRISC
7 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
7 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
7 5 (26.32%) Internal Audit
7 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) ISMS
8 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
10 2 (10.53%) Line Management
11 1 (5.26%) ISO22301
11 1 (5.26%) Time Management
11 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
11 1 (5.26%) Security Management

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 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Information Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Auditor
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security Auditor
2 5 (26.32%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Auditor
2 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Web Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 5 (26.32%) Internal Audit
2 5 (26.32%) ISMS
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Remediation Plan
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
2 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
2 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISM
2 9 (47.37%) CISA
3 6 (31.58%) CISSP
3 6 (31.58%) CRISC
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
3 8 (42.11%) COBIT
3 8 (42.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) ISO22301