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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.65% 0.19% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 0.22% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
405 454 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 89.60% 86.64% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 353 347 224
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) Security Management
4 14 (53.85%) COBIT
5 13 (50.00%) ERP
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Network Security
7 11 (42.31%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (42.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (34.62%) Legal
8 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
9 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
10 6 (23.08%) Life Science
11 5 (19.23%) ISMS
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
11 5 (19.23%) Coaching
11 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
12 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
12 4 (15.38%) QMS
12 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
13 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (11.54%) Computer Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Legal
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Principle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Life Science
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) CCTV
4 1 (3.85%) RMADS
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Security Management
3 13 (50.00%) ERP
4 11 (42.31%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (42.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
6 5 (19.23%) ISMS
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) QMS
7 4 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
8 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
9 2 (7.69%) Line Management
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
1 2 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) COBIT
2 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
2 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco