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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / North West
Rank 235 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 17 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -21.81%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%

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
5313 4819 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4472 4005 5009
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -24 14 £45,000 +30.43% 3
Cumbria - 2 £67,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) Risk Management
2 21 (72.41%) Information Security
3 19 (65.52%) CISSP
4 18 (62.07%) CISM
4 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (58.62%) Degree
5 17 (58.62%) C
6 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
7 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (34.48%) Security Management
9 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
10 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
10 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (31.03%) Legal
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco
10 9 (31.03%) CCNP
10 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) Time Management
10 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
10 9 (31.03%) Business Development
10 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
10 9 (31.03%) Data Security
10 9 (31.03%) Business Continuity
10 9 (31.03%) Banking
10 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (31.03%) Network Architecture

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
1 9 (31.03%) Legal
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Consultant
1 11 (37.93%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Information
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Information Assurance
4 2 (6.90%) Head of IT
4 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
3 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
4 7 (24.14%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (10.34%) CESG
6 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
1 21 (72.41%) Risk Management
2 10 (34.48%) Security Management
3 9 (31.03%) Business Continuity
3 9 (31.03%) Business Development
3 9 (31.03%) Data Security
3 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Network Architecture
3 9 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) Time Management
3 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) Information Governance
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C
2 6 (20.69%) C++
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) CISSP
3 18 (62.07%) CISM
4 17 (58.62%) Degree
5 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
6 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (31.03%) CCNP
9 7 (24.14%) CISA
10 6 (20.69%) CRISC
11 3 (10.34%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (3.45%) CCNA
12 1 (3.45%) CLAS
12 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
12 1 (3.45%) GIAC
12 1 (3.45%) OSCE
12 1 (3.45%) OSCP
12 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) COBIT
3 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
4 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.90%) RMADS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
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