Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 84 104
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.58% 1.94% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 2.30% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 17
North East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £39,600 £30,450 £18,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,000 £56,150
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +1.85%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1192 1261 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.13% 84.46% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1065 1190
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,575
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the North East

Information Security
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Information Security in the North East

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in the North East

Information Security
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +23 22 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Durham -7 22 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Northumberland - 2 £56,250 -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 39 (79.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (67.35%) CISSP
3 32 (65.31%) CISM
4 29 (59.18%) Risk Management
5 26 (53.06%) PCI DSS
6 23 (46.94%) Finance
6 23 (46.94%) Project Management
7 22 (44.90%) Service Delivery
7 22 (44.90%) Legal
7 22 (44.90%) Manufacturing
7 22 (44.90%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (44.90%) Data Management
7 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 21 (42.86%) Programme Management
8 21 (42.86%) CCSA
8 21 (42.86%) Electronics
8 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
8 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (42.86%) SAP
8 21 (42.86%) Marketing
8 21 (42.86%) Data Architecture
8 21 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (42.86%) Data Quality
9 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
10 10 (20.41%) Information Governance
11 8 (16.33%) GDPR
12 7 (14.29%) Quality Management
13 6 (12.24%) CISA
13 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
14 5 (10.20%) Degree

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) IaaS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) Legal
2 22 (44.90%) Manufacturing
3 21 (42.86%) Electronics
3 21 (42.86%) Marketing
3 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) CISSP Specialist
2 18 (36.73%) Information Specialist
3 14 (28.57%) Security Manager
4 12 (24.49%) Data Governance Specialist
5 9 (18.37%) Information Governance Specialist
5 9 (18.37%) Information Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (18.37%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Information
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Security
7 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.12%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Head of IT Security
8 2 (4.08%) ICT Manager
8 2 (4.08%) ICT Operations Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Operational Security Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) HTML5
1 2 (4.08%) jQuery
1 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) CESG
3 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Risk Management
2 23 (46.94%) Project Management
3 22 (44.90%) Data Management
3 22 (44.90%) Risk Assessment
3 22 (44.90%) Service Delivery
4 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (42.86%) Data Architecture
4 21 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 10 (20.41%) Information Governance
6 7 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
8 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (8.16%) ISMS
10 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C
2 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) CISSP
2 32 (65.31%) CISM
3 21 (42.86%) CCSA
4 6 (12.24%) CISA
5 5 (10.20%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) CRISC
7 2 (4.08%) CISMP
8 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.04%) CITP
8 1 (2.04%) IISP
8 1 (2.04%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.04%) MBCS
8 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (79.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (53.06%) PCI DSS
3 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 21 (42.86%) Data Quality
5 8 (16.33%) GDPR
6 4 (8.16%) PMO
7 3 (6.12%) COBIT
7 3 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
9 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Capita
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Fortinet