The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.53% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,825 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
Information Security
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 274 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.35% 72.68% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 489 259 314
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Northampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 14 (66.67%) Network Security
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
3 11 (52.38%) Legal
3 11 (52.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) CISM
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) COBIT
6 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) CISA
8 1 (4.76%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (4.76%) Windows
8 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) SLA
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) ISMS
8 1 (4.76%) Nessus
8 1 (4.76%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
General
1 11 (52.38%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Information Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Security Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) ISMS
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago