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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.15% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.98% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £43,750 £70,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +42.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,367 £70,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
334 408 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.61% 78.61% 81.17%
Number of salaries quoted 253 346 319
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,636 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) Information Management
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) CRISC
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Security Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Interaction Designer
4 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
1 4 (28.57%) Information Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
1 4 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago