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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 74 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.21% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.24% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £34,369 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.71% -50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
654 644 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.90% 81.73% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 566 529 487
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,983 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Durham - 6 £27,750 - 2
Tyne and Wear -5 3 £42,500 +23.65% 5
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) Email Filtering
4 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Email Filtering
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) ISMS
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.67%) CISMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Rainton, Tyne & wear
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago