The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / North East
Rank 57 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.72% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.94% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Median salary £36,150 £42,500 £34,369
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% +23.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,400 £21,807
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,000 £38,463
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 534 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 86.43% 88.41% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 488 462 549
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 7 £29,750 -30.00% 5
Durham - 4 £45,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
1 15 (62.50%) CISM
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (37.50%) CISA
5 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 8 (33.33%) SSCP
5 8 (33.33%) Tripwire
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) Qualys
5 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
6 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (25.00%) Data Management
7 6 (25.00%) Change Control
8 5 (20.83%) SANS
8 5 (20.83%) Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) CEH
8 5 (20.83%) HTTP
9 4 (16.67%) Service Management
9 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Governance Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.17%) CESG
6 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
3 6 (25.00%) Change Control
3 6 (25.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering
5 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Web Filtering
6 3 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.33%) ISMS
7 2 (8.33%) Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (4.17%) Data Security
8 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISM
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) CISA
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) SSCP
4 5 (20.83%) CEH
4 5 (20.83%) SANS
5 3 (12.50%) CISMP
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.17%) HND
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ISO27002
3 1 (4.17%) RMADS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
1 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 8 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) Qualys
1 8 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) Sage
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