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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.81% 0.95% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -18.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £33,400 £56,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £66,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
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
526 527 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.25% 83.12% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 465 446 274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Northampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
6 2 (13.33%) CISA
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SAP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Information Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £1 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 4 days ago