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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / North East
Rank 56 75 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.66% 0.46% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 0.52% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,609
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £64,500 £36,095
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 556 580 622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.01% 89.64% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 508 493 533
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 10 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear +13 7 £33,250 -21.76% 4
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (65.52%) CISSP
1 19 (65.52%) CISM
1 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (48.28%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
2 14 (48.28%) PCI DSS
3 12 (41.38%) Data Management
4 11 (37.93%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) CISMP
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security Governance
6 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
7 8 (27.59%) CISA
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
8 6 (20.69%) Tripwire
8 6 (20.69%) Intel Security
8 6 (20.69%) Forcepoint
8 6 (20.69%) SSCP
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Qualys
8 6 (20.69%) ArcSight
9 5 (17.24%) SANS
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 4 (13.79%) Email Filtering
10 4 (13.79%) Web Filtering
10 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
10 4 (13.79%) Change Control
10 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (10.34%) Mathematics

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Information Governance Specialist
1 9 (31.03%) Information Security Specialist
1 9 (31.03%) Information Specialist
1 9 (31.03%) Security Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Auditor
4 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Information Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Auditor
5 2 (6.90%) Security Auditor
5 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
2 12 (41.38%) Data Management
3 10 (34.48%) Information Security Governance
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 4 (13.79%) Email Filtering
5 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Web Filtering
6 3 (10.34%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
8 1 (3.45%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISM
1 19 (65.52%) CISSP
2 10 (34.48%) CISMP
3 8 (27.59%) CISA
4 6 (20.69%) SSCP
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) SANS
6 3 (10.34%) CEH
7 2 (6.90%) GIAC
8 1 (3.45%) CRISC
8 1 (3.45%) HND
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (48.28%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ArcSight
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco
1 6 (20.69%) Forcepoint
1 6 (20.69%) Intel Security
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Qualys
1 6 (20.69%) Tripwire
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
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