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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.24% 3.24% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 4.11% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Average salary £23,010 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.86% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,604 £45,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £68,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
337 219 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.83% 78.78% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 291 199 331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,840
10% offered a salary of more than £60,851 £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 15 (75.00%) CISM
1 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (70.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) PhD
3 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 12 (60.00%) CISMP
4 10 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 10 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (40.00%) Android
6 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) SSCP
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Dell
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.00%) CESG

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Systems Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Graduate
7 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) UX Designer
7 2 (10.00%) Designer
7 2 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
1 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 10 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) CESG
4 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (10.00%) RMADS
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.00%) ISMS
3 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CISM
2 14 (70.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) PhD
3 12 (60.00%) CISMP
4 2 (10.00%) SSCP
4 2 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Dell
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Keele University
Salary: £39,685 - 47,328 per year + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago