The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.33% 1.83% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.20% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 32
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
Information Security
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 773 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.41% 83.03% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 595 672 609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Southampton region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Southampton

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (77.78%) SIEM
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (44.44%) GIAC
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
3 8 (44.44%) Change Control
3 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
3 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 8 (44.44%) Security Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
3 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (44.44%) CEH
3 8 (44.44%) Sourcefire
3 8 (44.44%) Snort
3 8 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 8 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Resource Management
4 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Law
5 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (33.33%) Games
5 6 (33.33%) CISA
5 6 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
1 8 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
1 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) SMTP
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Law
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 6 (33.33%) Games
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Solaris
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) SIEM
2 8 (44.44%) Change Control
2 8 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 8 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Resource Management
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 6 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) GIAC
1 8 (44.44%) CEH
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (33.33%) CRISC
3 6 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
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