The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 246 241 263
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.057% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.071% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £63,250 £27,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+129.16% -15.07%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Information Assurance
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6266 5621 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.51% 80.62% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5393 4701 5369
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,456 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the North West region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the North West

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Manchester -3 13 £63,250 +94.61%
Cumbria - 1 £42,000 - 1
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 14 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) Information Security
5 8 (26.67%) CESG
5 8 (26.67%) CISSP
5 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 8 (26.67%) CISM
5 8 (26.67%) LAN
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (23.33%) Coaching
7 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (20.00%) CEH
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
7 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
3 4 (13.33%) WLAN
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Head of Security
3 4 (13.33%) Head of Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Testing Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Integrity Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) JSP
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) CESG
3 4 (13.33%) SCADA
3 4 (13.33%) RMADS
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (23.33%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Network Management
5 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
1 8 (26.67%) CISM
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.00%) CEH
3 6 (20.00%) MCITP
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) CISA
5 4 (13.33%) MCP
6 3 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) ISEB
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) VCAP
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
3 4 (13.33%) SLA
4 3 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
2 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
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