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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.33% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £66,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 118 153 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.67% 84.53% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 107 140 113
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) AppScan
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) sqlmap
3 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) AppScan
1 2 (33.33%) sqlmap
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
1 1 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
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