Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 68 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.77% 1.83% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.03% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £46,190 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.76% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,402 £38,775 £33,800
90th Percentile £69,875 £68,531 £65,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.89% -5.26% +5.56%

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 880 641 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.72% 90.28% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 745 555 695
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,100 £23,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,063 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,320 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.30% - +6.67%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (65.38%) CISM
3 13 (50.00%) CISSP
4 11 (42.31%) PCI DSS
5 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (38.46%) GDPR
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) SSCP
7 6 (23.08%) CESG
7 6 (23.08%) CEH
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
8 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
8 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
8 5 (19.23%) Security Management
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
9 4 (15.38%) SIEM
9 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 4 (15.38%) Cyber Resilience
9 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
10 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
10 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
10 3 (11.54%) CISMP
10 3 (11.54%) ISACA

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 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Security Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Security Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Information Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Information Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Security Incident Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
2 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
3 5 (19.23%) Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Resilience
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) ISMS
6 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISM
2 13 (50.00%) CISSP
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) CEH
4 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (23.08%) SSCP
5 3 (11.54%) CISMP
5 3 (11.54%) ISACA
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CRISC
6 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (42.31%) PCI DSS
3 10 (38.46%) GDPR
4 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 22301
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
1 2 (7.69%) Sophos
2 1 (3.85%) AlienVault
2 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.85%) Splunk