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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.64% 0.67% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.81% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
660 743 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.40% 83.02% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 582 613 364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (47.37%) Network Security
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Legal
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 2 (10.53%) CISM
8 2 (10.53%) Security Management
8 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (5.26%) SAP
9 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.26%) IBM
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.26%) Identity Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Network Security
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Information Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Head of Security
2 2 (10.53%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft