The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 14 21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - 8.82% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.54% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £70,000 £48,811
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.41%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 78.95% 76.47% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £27,477
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cumbria region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Information Security
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Cumbria

Information Security
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA