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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.31% 1.53% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.85% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £35,581 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,910 £42,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £64,200 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
633 541 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.27% 82.60% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 451 449 449
Average salary £37,050 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -1 10 £35,661 -20.75% 1
Durham - 1 £12,320 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (47.06%) CISM
3 6 (35.29%) ISMS
3 6 (35.29%) RMADS
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) PhD
5 3 (17.65%) CISMP
5 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) CESG
6 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (11.76%) CEH
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) SSCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Security Manager
2 6 (35.29%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Governance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Governance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) RMADS
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ISMS
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
3 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISM
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) PhD
3 3 (17.65%) CISMP
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £40000.00 per day
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