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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 227 232 240
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.073% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.84%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.82%
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
4695 5454 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 88.31% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3978 4365 4851
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
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 30 May 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 -4 4 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) EPoS
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
3 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) W3C
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) S/MIME
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) SMTP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (12.50%) S/MIME
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 2 (12.50%) Firebug
1 2 (12.50%) MSTest
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Presales Solution Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Presales Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Advisor
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Advisor
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) EPoS
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) W3C
5 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) IISP
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
1 2 (12.50%) RMADS
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum & pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 3K Car Allowance and £7K Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago