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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 21 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.70% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 0.99% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
643 806 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.54% 85.65% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 595 651 664
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) Python
1 15 (57.69%) C
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 6 (23.08%) Security Management
6 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
7 5 (19.23%) C++
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) ISMS
8 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Military
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.54%) Business Development
9 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) IPv6
General
1 4 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Security Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Software Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) ISMS
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) CCFP
5 1 (3.85%) CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) CLAS
5 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
1 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
1 1 (3.85%) Juniper
1 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago