Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 47 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.54% 4.10% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 4.27% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 7
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £57,500 £30,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.67% +57.89% -
10th Percentile £29,575 £22,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £65,375 £20,700
Staffordshire median annual salary £60,000 £30,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% +57.89% -6.17%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 349 515 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 88.80% 95.90% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 287 472 305
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Stoke-on-Trent

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (30.00%) ISMS
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) GDPR
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) ISMS
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CNE
2 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) GDPR
4 1 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (10.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft