Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 141 183
Rank change year-on-year -29 +42 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Cheshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -
North West median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +47.06% +13.33% -6.25%

OWASP 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 2692 1985 2902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.64% 87.37% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1688 2449
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 £64,850 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Cheshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for OWASP in Cheshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Warrington - 5 £70,000 -
OWASP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Tigerscheme
2 4 (80.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR

OWASP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CREST Certified
1 4 (80.00%) OSCP
1 4 (80.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet