The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 64 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.68% 2.19% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.78% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
Information Security
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
797 467 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.54% 78.62% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 747 415 558
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 £29,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northamptonshire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -13 14 £39,000 -21.21% 2
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 18 (60.00%) Network Security
2 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (26.67%) Legal
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 7 (23.33%) CISSP
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (16.67%) QA
9 4 (13.33%) COBIT
9 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (13.33%) Service Management
9 4 (13.33%) CISM
9 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
11 2 (6.67%) Time Management
11 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) SLA
11 2 (6.67%) Change Management
11 2 (6.67%) CISA
12 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
12 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
12 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (26.67%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Security Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Information Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Information Governance Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
8 1 (3.33%) ISMS
8 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) SIEM
8 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) COBIT
3 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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