The Cyber Security Landscape - North East


As part of the UK Cyber Security Sectoral Analysis 2021, Government explored the number of cyber security firms; offices; and the estimated share of UK activity (weighted for revenue, employment and the number of firms) for each region.

For the North East, the report identifies the following:

  • 22 registered cyber security businesses
  • 74 active offices related to the cyber security sector
  • Home to an estimated 2% of the UK cyber security sector’s employment
  • Key hotspots for cyber security activity are Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough
  • Employers include Accenture, Security Risk Management, and Waterstons

This region is home to the CyberNorth cluster.

Take a look at the key findings of the full report here.