Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 143 175
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 42 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.39% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 6
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +17.19% -
North West median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2679 1974 2898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.62% 87.23% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 1676 2452
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,900 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +4 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Knutsford - 5 £60,000 -
Chester -3 4 £28,750 +27.78%
Data Security
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 23 (54.76%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (47.62%) CISSP
3 20 (47.62%) Legal
3 20 (47.62%) Finance
4 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (42.86%) Degree
5 18 (42.86%) CISA
6 17 (40.48%) CISM
6 17 (40.48%) Project Management
6 17 (40.48%) Analytics
7 16 (38.10%) Data Analytics
7 16 (38.10%) Matrix Organization
7 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
8 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 15 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (23.81%) Firewall
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) DHCP
11 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) CRM
11 6 (14.29%) ERP
11 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.29%) Wireless

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 3 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
4 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) DTS
3 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
1 20 (47.62%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Security Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Information Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Product Owner
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Audit Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Information Risk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Security Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) JSON
1 1 (2.38%) Lucene
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) Contactless
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (40.48%) Analytics
3 17 (40.48%) Project Management
4 16 (38.10%) Data Analytics
4 16 (38.10%) Matrix Organization
4 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 15 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 6 (14.29%) ERP
6 6 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) CISSP
2 18 (42.86%) CISA
2 18 (42.86%) Degree
3 17 (40.48%) CISM
4 6 (14.29%) CRISC
5 3 (7.14%) CNE
5 3 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.14%) Novell Certification
5 3 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Teradata
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) arcserve
5 2 (4.76%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) Sage
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Talend
5 2 (4.76%) Trillium
6 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.38%) Imperva
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau