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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 0.55% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.78% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £35,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
338 384 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 79.72% 70.72% 82.24%
Number of salaries quoted 274 283 291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (26.67%) Information Management
3 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) CRISC

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 7 (46.67%) Information Manager
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Interaction Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Information Assurance
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco