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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 58 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.67% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.28% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £38,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,525 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
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
482 470 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.26% 89.87% 81.75%
Number of salaries quoted 314 449 377
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,760 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016, 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%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) SSCP
3 10 (47.62%) Legal
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (23.81%) CSSLP
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) CEH
5 5 (23.81%) ISSAP
5 5 (23.81%) ISSEP
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 1 (4.76%) SIEM
9 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.76%) COSO
9 1 (4.76%) COBIT
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.76%) CISA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (47.62%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) IT Security Officer
1 9 (42.86%) Security Officer
2 8 (38.10%) Security Specialist
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (33.33%) Information Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) SSCP
3 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 5 (23.81%) CEH
4 5 (23.81%) CSSLP
4 5 (23.81%) ISSAP
4 5 (23.81%) ISSEP
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) COSO
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
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St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago