The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 July 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 68 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.25% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,592 £42,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,864 £64,200 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
596 562 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.89% 82.89% 69.26%
Number of salaries quoted 423 481 464
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Information Security
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the North East region.

Information Security Salary Trend in the North East

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the North East

Information Security
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 6 £35,581 -20.93% 3
Durham - 1 £12,320 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) ISMS
2 4 (33.33%) RMADS
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ISMS
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 22 days ago