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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 72 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.66% 1.04% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.43% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £51,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £78,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
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
729 491 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.46% 73.07% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 658 429 449
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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
(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 -12 10 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (64.52%) Network Security
2 17 (54.84%) Web Services
2 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
3 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (38.71%) Legal
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) CISSP
5 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (22.58%) COBIT
7 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
7 6 (19.35%) CISM
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) SLA
9 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Firewall
9 4 (12.90%) CISA
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
11 2 (6.45%) Wireless
11 2 (6.45%) Internet
11 2 (6.45%) WAN
11 2 (6.45%) VPN
11 2 (6.45%) Windows
11 2 (6.45%) Open Source
11 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.45%) Banking
11 2 (6.45%) Nessus
11 2 (6.45%) Marketing
12 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
General
1 12 (38.71%) Legal
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Security Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Information Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Information Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Information Governance Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Information Governance Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Governance Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Governance Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) ISMS
8 1 (3.23%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Security Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CISSP
2 6 (19.35%) CISM
3 4 (12.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) COBIT
2 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy
1 1 (3.23%) Google
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago