The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 62 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 31 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.90% 1.54% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.80% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 42
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.93% -18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information 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 932 1109 1581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.27% 85.31% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 742 933 1208
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 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cheshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Cheshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Cheshire

Information 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 Information Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 +6 6 £37,500 -28.57%
Chester - 4 £57,500 - 1
Crewe -7 2 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 39 (40.63%) Risk Management
2 38 (39.58%) Management Information System
3 32 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (32.29%) Finance
4 31 (32.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (32.29%) CISSP
5 29 (30.21%) CISM
6 26 (27.08%) Service Delivery
7 24 (25.00%) Network Security
8 23 (23.96%) GIS
9 22 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (21.88%) Banking
10 21 (21.88%) Unix
11 20 (20.83%) Degree
11 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
12 18 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
13 17 (17.71%) Service Management
13 17 (17.71%) Linux
14 16 (16.67%) Security Management
14 16 (16.67%) Line Management
15 15 (15.63%) Cryptography
15 15 (15.63%) CISA
15 15 (15.63%) Firewall
16 14 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 13 (13.54%) Information Security Management
17 13 (13.54%) Cisco
17 13 (13.54%) Security Operations
18 12 (12.50%) Compliance Management
18 12 (12.50%) AIX
18 12 (12.50%) Process Management

Information Security
Top Related 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 (3.13%) JBoss
1 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) Network Security
2 15 (15.63%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.21%) LAN
4 5 (5.21%) VoIP
4 5 (5.21%) WAN
5 4 (4.17%) MPLS
6 3 (3.13%) BGP
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.13%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.13%) OSPF
6 3 (3.13%) VPLS
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.04%) DNS
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) GIS
2 3 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) AppScan
1 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.13%) sqlmap
1 3 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (2.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.38%) Law
5 8 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (6.25%) Marketing
7 3 (3.13%) Advertising
8 2 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 12 (12.50%) Security Technician
2 12 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 10 (10.42%) Information Manager
3 10 (10.42%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.29%) Security Officer
6 6 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
6 6 (6.25%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 6 (6.25%) Chief Security Officer
6 6 (6.25%) CIO
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.21%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (4.17%) Middleware
3 3 (3.13%) EJB
3 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.13%) J2EE
3 3 (3.13%) JMS
3 3 (3.13%) JSP
3 3 (3.13%) Servlets
3 3 (3.13%) Struts
3 3 (3.13%) WSDL
3 3 (3.13%) XML
3 3 (3.13%) XSD
4 2 (2.08%) .NET
4 2 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.58%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.50%) PKI
3 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Contactless
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Unix
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) AIX
3 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Risk Management
2 32 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (32.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (27.08%) Service Delivery
5 22 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (17.71%) Service Management
8 16 (16.67%) Line Management
8 16 (16.67%) Security Management
9 15 (15.63%) Cryptography
10 13 (13.54%) Information Security Management
10 13 (13.54%) Security Operations
11 12 (12.50%) Compliance Management
11 12 (12.50%) Data Management
11 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 12 (12.50%) Performance Management
11 12 (12.50%) Process Management
12 11 (11.46%) Data Security
13 10 (10.42%) Business Continuity
13 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.08%) C
4 2 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) CISSP
2 29 (30.21%) CISM
3 20 (20.83%) Degree
4 15 (15.63%) CISA
5 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.25%) ISSAP
6 6 (6.25%) PCI QSA
7 5 (5.21%) CCNA
8 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CCNP
8 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (3.13%) PMP
9 2 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.08%) MCSE
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CNA
10 1 (1.04%) CNE
10 1 (1.04%) MCP
10 1 (1.04%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 14 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.25%) ISO22301
4 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.13%) PMO
6 2 (2.08%) COBIT
6 2 (2.08%) SLA
7 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Cisco
2 12 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 12 (12.50%) Splunk
3 5 (5.21%) Avaya
4 3 (3.13%) Aruba
4 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.13%) Chordiant
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) Juniper
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 3 (3.13%) Teradata
5 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.04%) Sophos
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
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Posted: 19 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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