The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 124
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.27% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1126 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.82% 85.24% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 748 946 1217
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Cheshire

Data Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Data Security in Cheshire

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in Cheshire

Data Security
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Data Security
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (56.25%) CISM
4 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (43.75%) CISA
6 6 (37.50%) ISSAP
6 6 (37.50%) BCP
6 6 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (37.50%) Personalization
6 6 (37.50%) ISO22301
6 6 (37.50%) Marketing
6 6 (37.50%) ISMS
6 6 (37.50%) PCI QSA
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Replication
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Unix
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) Advertising

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Chief Information Officer
1 6 (37.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 6 (37.50%) Chief Security Officer
1 6 (37.50%) CIO
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Senior DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Replication
4 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) BCP
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) ISMS
3 6 (37.50%) Personalization
3 6 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) CISA
5 6 (37.50%) ISSAP
5 6 (37.50%) PCI QSA
6 1 (6.25%) CNA
6 1 (6.25%) CNE
6 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) ISO22301
4 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Riverbed