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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 51 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.37% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
414 463 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 89.22% 88.19% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 315 334 206
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Security Management
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) Legal
4 8 (44.44%) COBIT
5 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (38.89%) ERP
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
7 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
7 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Life Science
7 5 (27.78%) ISMS
7 5 (27.78%) QMS
8 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
9 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
9 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) GCIH
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Snort
9 3 (16.67%) Incident Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (44.44%) Legal
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Information Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Life Science
3 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) RMADS
5 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Security Management
3 7 (38.89%) ERP
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
4 5 (27.78%) ISMS
4 5 (27.78%) QMS
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Security
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) GCIH
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) COBIT
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk
1 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper