The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 54
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.66% 1.80% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.95% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £54,500 £47,500
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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 236 308 422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 89.73% 92.22% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 190 250 322
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

Information Security
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Warrington

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Warrington over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
4 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 4 (23.53%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) VPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (11.76%) RSA enVision
6 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Law

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) VPLS
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Head of Security
2 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
2 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
2 4 (23.53%) SIEM
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Economics
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) ISMS
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CISA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) RSA enVision
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet