Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.25% 1.18% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.29% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £57,500 £44,629 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.84% -25.62% +33.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £40,425 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,625 £60,500 £67,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £57,500 £44,629 £60,000
% change year-on-year +28.84% -25.62% +33.33%

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 982 544 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.86% 91.43% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 834 451 725
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,069 £22,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,750 £61,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 19 (79.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 16 (66.67%) CISM
3 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
4 11 (45.83%) GDPR
5 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
7 7 (29.17%) Capita
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) CEH
8 6 (25.00%) SSCP
8 6 (25.00%) CESG
8 6 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
10 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
10 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.33%) Office 365
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (8.33%) SIEM
11 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 8 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CESG
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
3 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Security
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CISM
1 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) CEH
3 6 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CRISC
5 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
3 11 (45.83%) GDPR
4 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 22301
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Capita
2 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk