Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.51% 2.16% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.44% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 12
Chester median annual salary £41,250 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% -3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £40,000 £75,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £93,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% -10.26%

Information 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 314 246 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.71% 88.49% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 273 210 319
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £23,700
90th Percentile £59,850 £57,750 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Chester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Chester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Chester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) GDPR
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Games
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CISMP
6 2 (22.22%) ISMS
6 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (22.22%) CRISC
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) People Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Modular Programming
7 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Information Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Modular Programming
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CISMP
5 2 (22.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) GDPR
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft