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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 59 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.22% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 11
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
593 658 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.48% 89.52% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 470 580 568
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 9 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Durham - 6 £45,000 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 19 (55.88%) CISM
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) CISSP
3 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 12 (35.29%) CISA
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Intel Security
6 10 (29.41%) Forcepoint
6 10 (29.41%) SSCP
6 10 (29.41%) Tripwire
6 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 10 (29.41%) Qualys
6 10 (29.41%) ArcSight
7 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
8 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 8 (23.53%) Change Control
8 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (20.59%) SANS
9 7 (20.59%) CEH
10 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.65%) Service Management
10 6 (17.65%) Analytics
11 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
11 5 (14.71%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
11 5 (14.71%) HTTP

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 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
1 14 (41.18%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Information Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Information Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) ArcSight Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) CESG
6 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.88%) Economics
7 1 (2.94%) iPad
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
2 8 (23.53%) Change Control
2 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Contingency Planning
5 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
6 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
6 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.76%) Security Management
6 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) ISMS
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) CISM
2 18 (52.94%) CISSP
3 12 (35.29%) CISA
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) SSCP
5 7 (20.59%) CEH
5 7 (20.59%) SANS
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.94%) CISMP
7 1 (2.94%) CRISC
7 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) BS7799
3 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) ArcSight
2 10 (29.41%) Forcepoint
2 10 (29.41%) Intel Security
2 10 (29.41%) Qualys
2 10 (29.41%) Tripwire
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.94%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) Veeam
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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