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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.41% 1.59% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.82% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
539 550 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 86.52% 87.44% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 463 494 273
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (68.42%) Web Services
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.26%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) Military
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) .NET

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Security Specialist
2 7 (36.84%) Information Specialist
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago