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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 64 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.52% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
397 282 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.93% 81.74% 72.58%
Number of salaries quoted 334 223 347
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) VMware

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (20.00%) RMADS
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISMS
3 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
1 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft