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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.91% 2.61% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.96% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -4.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
324 405 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.28% 88.04% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 284 299 282
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Snort
2 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Coaching
3 6 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) NetWitness
3 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (60.00%) EnCase
3 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
4 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) EnCE
6 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) GREM
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) AlienVault

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Malware Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (60.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
2 6 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) EnCE
2 2 (20.00%) GCFA
2 2 (20.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) GREM
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) NetWitness
2 2 (20.00%) AlienVault
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase