The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.64% 0.59% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 0.70% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £57,500 £48,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% +20.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Information Security
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 426 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.40% 84.19% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 425 350 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Information Security
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Warrington region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Warrington

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 16 (69.57%) COBIT
4 15 (65.22%) ERP
5 13 (56.52%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (56.52%) Security Management
5 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (56.52%) Network Security
6 9 (39.13%) Legal
7 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (34.78%) Life Science
8 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
11 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 3 (13.04%) Coaching
11 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
12 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
12 2 (8.70%) Web Development
12 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (8.70%) .NET

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Legal
3 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
1 16 (69.57%) Security Analyst
2 15 (65.22%) Information Analyst
2 15 (65.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Principle Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
1 8 (34.78%) Life Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) RMADS
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) ERP
3 13 (56.52%) Security Management
3 13 (56.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
1 2 (8.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) COBIT
2 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco