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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 231 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Median salary £45,000 £58,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
4863 5582 5941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.79% 88.32% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4116 4536 4742
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester -5 3 £45,000 -23.07% 3
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 West region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) EPoS
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (16.67%) IISP
4 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) MSTest
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) S/MIME
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (16.67%) Firebug
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Presales Solution Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Presales Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) EPoS
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) W3C
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (16.67%) IISP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (16.67%) RMADS
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago