The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 59 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.18% 4.32% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 5.03% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 6
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +30.20%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
Information Security
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
419 318 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.48% 85.95% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 340 286 295
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (80.95%) CISM
2 15 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 14 (66.67%) CISSP
4 12 (57.14%) PhD
4 12 (57.14%) Cryptography
4 12 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (57.14%) CISMP
4 12 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 10 (47.62%) Banking
5 10 (47.62%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (47.62%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (38.10%) Android
8 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) SSCP
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.52%) CESG
9 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (9.52%) Information Management
9 2 (9.52%) CEH
9 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
9 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
9 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
9 2 (9.52%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Security Engineer
5 6 (28.57%) Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Systems Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
7 3 (14.29%) Consultant
8 2 (9.52%) Graduate
8 2 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
9 1 (4.76%) UX Designer
9 1 (4.76%) Designer
9 1 (4.76%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Cryptography
1 12 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (47.62%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) CESG
4 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (9.52%) RMADS
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
3 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.52%) ISMS
3 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CISM
2 14 (66.67%) CISSP
3 12 (57.14%) CISMP
3 12 (57.14%) PhD
4 2 (9.52%) SSCP
4 2 (9.52%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) HP
1 1 (4.76%) Dell
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