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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 221 250 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 28 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.028% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.034% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.41% -16.36%
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
5491 5894 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.67% 82.54% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 4769 4929
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +31 28 £46,250 +11.44%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (58.97%) Security Testing
2 21 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 14 (35.90%) ISTQB
3 14 (35.90%) FATCA
3 14 (35.90%) Banking
4 12 (30.77%) ISEB
5 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
5 11 (28.21%) Finance
5 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (25.64%) Cyber Security
7 9 (23.08%) JSP 440
7 9 (23.08%) Network Management
7 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (23.08%) Aerospace
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) C++
9 5 (12.82%) JSP
9 5 (12.82%) LAN
9 5 (12.82%) WLAN
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) Security Management
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.82%) CESG
9 5 (12.82%) SCADA
9 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) Coaching
10 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
10 4 (10.26%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) WLAN
1 5 (12.82%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AppScan
General
1 14 (35.90%) Banking
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Aerospace
4 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Account Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Sales Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Account Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JSP
2 4 (10.26%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) SCADA
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) RMADS
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Security Testing
2 21 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (25.64%) Cyber Security
5 9 (23.08%) Network Management
5 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) Security Management
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
9 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) ISTQB
2 12 (30.77%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) QiCA
5 1 (2.56%) CISMP
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) FATCA
2 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (23.08%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
1 1 (2.56%) Nmap
1 1 (2.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Rapid7
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
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