The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 52 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.85% 1.68% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.22% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £70,000 £48,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +92.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 405 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.22% 75.42% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 323 346 227
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £69,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Tyne and Wear

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) ISMS
2 7 (46.67%) RMADS
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Security Specialist
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 8 (53.33%) Information Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ISMS
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) CISA
1 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001