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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 65 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.80% 1.25% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.67% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £49,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £55,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
612 300 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.88% 75.19% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 585 283 370
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (76.00%) Network Security
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (52.00%) Legal
4 5 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) CISM
5 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) COBIT
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.00%) Finance
7 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 2 (8.00%) CISA
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
8 1 (4.00%) ISMS
8 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.00%) SIEM
8 1 (4.00%) Nessus
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
General
1 13 (52.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Security Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Information Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) ISMS
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) SIEM
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago