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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.25% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
373 382 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 84.01% 87.21% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 294 289 284
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (43.75%) ISMS
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (31.25%) QMS
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Snort
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) GCIH
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) RMADS
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) CCTV
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) ISMS
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) QMS
5 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Security
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (18.75%) Cyber Security
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) GCIH
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) SSCP
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
1 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) VMware