The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 49 90
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 36 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 4.51% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 5.77% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 624 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.70% 78.20% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 682 571 731
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,123 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Security Testing
2 13 (61.90%) SIEM
2 13 (61.90%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (52.38%) tcpdump
5 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
5 10 (47.62%) GIAC
6 9 (42.86%) Snort
7 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
7 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Change Control
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) Internet
8 7 (33.33%) LDAP
8 7 (33.33%) Solaris
8 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 7 (33.33%) WAN
8 7 (33.33%) SMTP
8 7 (33.33%) FTP
8 7 (33.33%) HTTP
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) Analytics
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (33.33%) CEH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (52.38%) tcpdump
2 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
3 8 (38.10%) Internet
4 7 (33.33%) LDAP
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) SMTP
4 7 (33.33%) FTP
4 7 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 4 (19.05%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Security Testing
1 13 (61.90%) SIEM
1 13 (61.90%) Ethical Hacking
2 12 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 8 (38.10%) Change Control
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) GIAC
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) CEH
5 5 (23.81%) GCIA
6 3 (14.29%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Snort
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 7 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
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