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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 58 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.57% 0.66% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.75% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 11
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £39,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +5.26%
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
602 670 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 86.00% 88.04% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 522 566 519
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Durham +18 8 £43,750 +2.94%
Tyne and Wear +3 7 £60,000 +18.81%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (40.63%) CISSP
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) CISM
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) CISA
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco
8 6 (18.75%) Change Control
8 6 (18.75%) CEH
8 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
9 5 (15.63%) SANS
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (15.63%) Qualys
9 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
9 5 (15.63%) Tripwire
9 5 (15.63%) Forcepoint
9 5 (15.63%) SSCP
9 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
10 4 (12.50%) Service Management

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 (6.25%) nginx
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) OLAP
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.63%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) CESG
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Economics
5 2 (6.25%) iPad
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Kali Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 8 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
3 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Email Filtering
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (12.50%) Web Filtering
6 3 (9.38%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) CISM
3 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 8 (25.00%) CISA
5 6 (18.75%) CEH
6 5 (15.63%) SANS
6 5 (15.63%) SSCP
7 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) PCI QSA
9 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (3.13%) CRISC
9 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) BS7799
3 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
1 1 (3.13%) Nmap
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
3 5 (15.63%) Forcepoint
3 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
3 5 (15.63%) Qualys
3 5 (15.63%) Tripwire
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) VMware