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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 32 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.43% 2.22% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 2.62% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 8
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -51.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,281 £36,400 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
795 762 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.21% 84.57% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 697 697 476
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 21 £47,500 +30.13%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (47.22%) Web Services
1 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
1 17 (47.22%) Network Security
2 14 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (30.56%) CISM
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) CISSP
4 10 (27.78%) Security Management
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 7 (19.44%) Open Source
7 7 (19.44%) COBIT
7 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) UNIX
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) SOA
8 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.33%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) MS Office
10 3 (8.33%) CISA
11 2 (5.56%) Benchmarking
11 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Security Specialist
2 11 (30.56%) Information Security Specialist
2 11 (30.56%) Information Specialist
3 8 (22.22%) Head of Information Security
3 8 (22.22%) Head of Security
4 6 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Audit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
2 14 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (27.78%) Security Management
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
5 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
6 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (5.56%) Benchmarking
9 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) CISSP
1 11 (30.56%) CISM
2 3 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) COBIT
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft