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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 229 232 262
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.45% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.52% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
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
4883 5618 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.67% 87.52% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 4463 4928
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 3 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 -16 3 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (69.57%) Security Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Retail
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) EPoS
4 7 (30.43%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (26.09%) CISM
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 6 (26.09%) CISSP
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) SIEM
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) COBIT
7 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (17.39%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) V-Model

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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) S/MIME
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
1 3 (13.04%) Firebug
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) MSTest
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SOC Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Advisor
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) EPoS
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.04%) W3C
5 2 (8.70%) Clustering
6 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Security Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (17.39%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) ETL
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) OWASP
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) SIEM
7 4 (17.39%) V-Model
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISM
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CEH
3 4 (17.39%) GIAC
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) SANS
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) IISP
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
2 2 (8.70%) RMADS
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago