The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Specialist role 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Specialist
Rank 247 - 245
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 1 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £62,500 - £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -6.25%
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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 Security Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 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 - 1 £62,500 - 1
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) GIS
3 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Tandem
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality

Information Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Tandem
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
1 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
Manchester
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