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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 62 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.50% 1.87% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.18% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 4
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -43.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,770 £35,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
716 735 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.36% 85.86% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 609 647 425
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +6 15 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (46.43%) Web Services
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
1 13 (46.43%) Network Security
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (32.14%) CISSP
3 9 (32.14%) CISM
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Security Management
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.86%) COBIT
7 5 (17.86%) Open Source
7 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) CISA
9 3 (10.71%) MS Office
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
10 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
11 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
11 1 (3.57%) QA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Security Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Information Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Security
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (28.57%) Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) IT Governance
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Service Management
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
1 9 (32.14%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) COBIT
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago