Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.25% 8.05% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 8.41% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 13
Durham median annual salary £65,750 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.11% +25.00% -15.29%
10th Percentile £62,875 £43,750 £17,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £71,250 £44,750
North East median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,687
% change year-on-year +44.44% +10.60% -1.37%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 219 309 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 91.25% 95.67% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 164 269 227
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.64% -7.78%
10th Percentile £22,650 £25,000 £23,650
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,200 £75,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Durham

Information Security
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Durham.

Salary trend for Information Security in Durham

Information Security
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Durham region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £65,750 - 1
Information Security
North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Capita
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Capita