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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 69 83
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.10% 1.64% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.93% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Median salary £55,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.73% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £27,500 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 520 674 665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 91.07% 85.10% 84.61%
Number of salaries quoted 456 599 549
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -5 9 £56,250 +75.78% 1
Tyne and Wear +19 3 £55,000 +11.67% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 22 (75.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (72.41%) CISSP
2 21 (72.41%) CISM
2 21 (72.41%) PCI DSS
3 19 (65.52%) Data Management
4 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
6 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
8 9 (31.03%) Project Management
8 9 (31.03%) SAP
8 9 (31.03%) Programme Management
8 9 (31.03%) Electronics
8 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
8 9 (31.03%) CCSA
8 9 (31.03%) Legal
8 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
8 9 (31.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (31.03%) CISMP
8 9 (31.03%) Marketing
8 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
8 9 (31.03%) Information Security Governance
8 9 (31.03%) Data Quality
8 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (31.03%) Data Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.79%) Information Governance

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Electronics
2 9 (31.03%) Legal
2 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
2 9 (31.03%) Marketing
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Information Specialist
2 15 (51.72%) Information Security Specialist
2 15 (51.72%) Security Specialist
3 12 (41.38%) Information Governance Specialist
4 9 (31.03%) CISSP Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Governance Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Auditor
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Security Auditor
6 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Information
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Data Management
2 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
3 11 (37.93%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) Data Architecture
5 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
5 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (31.03%) Information Security Governance
5 9 (31.03%) Programme Management
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.45%) BCP
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) CISM
1 21 (72.41%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CCSA
2 9 (31.03%) CISMP
3 3 (10.34%) CISA
3 3 (10.34%) SANS
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) GIAC
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CRISC
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (72.41%) PCI DSS
3 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (31.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Tripwire
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