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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.97% 1.78% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.06% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £57,750 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.20% -7.05%
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
457 436 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.74% 86.00% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 398 361 213
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 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) ERP
4 10 (58.82%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (58.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (58.82%) COBIT
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) Security Management
6 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (29.41%) Legal
7 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (29.41%) Life Science
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 2 (11.76%) Web Development
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (11.76%) MS Office

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Informix
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Security Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Information Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Principle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Life Science
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) ERP
2 10 (58.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (58.82%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (41.18%) Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
1 2 (11.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) COBIT
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco