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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 64 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 0.50% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.62% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
464 484 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.83% 81.07% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 416 412 240
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Northampton

Information Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Legal
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (31.25%) QA
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft