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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.60% 0.85% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.10% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 9
Average salary £33,738 £70,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.80% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,317 £70,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,548 £70,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
380 364 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.85% 77.61% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 310 327 367
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,636 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Management
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) CRISC
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Information Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (36.36%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Management
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
1 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
3 1 (9.09%) CRISC
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Dell