The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Specialist
Rank - 241 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 0 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £48,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Information Security Specialist
England

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Online Security
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) EnCE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Online Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) EnCE
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco