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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 65 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.04% 0.74% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.86% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Average salary £24,500 £23,010 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% -48.86%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
493 579 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.44% 86.03% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 427 502 353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +8 6 £24,500 +6.47% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) ISMS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (7.69%) RMADS
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Security Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
1 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
1 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) ISMS
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Dell
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum negotiable subject to experience
Posted: 27 days ago