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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.79% 2.59% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 3.22% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 7
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
Information Security
England

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
623 497 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.97% 80.42% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 516 414 419
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,158 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -27 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (80.00%) CISM
2 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 14 (70.00%) CISSP
4 12 (60.00%) PhD
4 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
4 12 (60.00%) CISMP
4 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 10 (50.00%) Banking
5 10 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (40.00%) Android
7 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) SSCP
10 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
10 2 (10.00%) Security Management
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.00%) CESG
10 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 2 (10.00%) Information Management
10 2 (10.00%) CEH
10 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
10 2 (10.00%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) Security 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%) Security Manager
7 2 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) CESG
4 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (10.00%) RMADS
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.00%) ISMS
3 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) BCP
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CISM
2 14 (70.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) CISMP
3 12 (60.00%) PhD
4 2 (10.00%) SSCP
4 2 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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