The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank - - 267
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.42%
Information Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5956 6481 7185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.37% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5003 5382 5793
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the North West region.

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Information Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
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 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing