Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 79 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.39% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.71% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,382 £46,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.62% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £28,234 £37,645 £28,250
90th Percentile £52,125 £64,955 £65,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -10.53%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 804 876 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.38% 91.82% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 678 764 612
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,031
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.02% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,583 £68,375 £57,375
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,062
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.93% +0.17%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (33.33%) Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Resilience
3 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (25.00%) CISMP
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISACA
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Incident Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Assurance Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Resilience
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) CISMP
2 3 (25.00%) ISACA
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) AlienVault
1 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk