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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 71 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.48% 1.20% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.35% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,800 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
657 667 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 88.19% 88.81% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 456 615 537
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,760 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) SSCP
3 9 (42.86%) Legal
4 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (33.33%) CISM
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) CEH
7 5 (23.81%) ISSAP
7 5 (23.81%) ISSEP
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (23.81%) CSSLP
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
10 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
10 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (9.52%) Unix
10 2 (9.52%) Windows
11 1 (4.76%) Linux
11 1 (4.76%) SOA
11 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (4.76%) CISA
11 1 (4.76%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) IT Security Officer
1 9 (42.86%) Security Officer
1 9 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security Specialist
2 8 (38.10%) Information Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) 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 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) 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
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago