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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 258 238 253
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Median salary £38,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.91% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £57,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
6193 5855 7119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.86% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5211 4841 6076
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -20 2 £38,000 -33.91% 1
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS

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 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago