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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 65 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 0.80% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 0.97% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
673 720 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.88% 82.10% 72.85%
Number of salaries quoted 558 623 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (65.71%) Management Information System
2 20 (57.14%) Network Security
3 18 (51.43%) PCI DSS
3 18 (51.43%) Degree
4 17 (48.57%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (42.86%) SIEM
6 15 (42.86%) Linux
7 13 (37.14%) GIAC
8 12 (34.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (34.29%) Security Management
9 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (31.43%) CCNA
10 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
11 9 (25.71%) Security Architecture
11 9 (25.71%) tcpdump
11 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
11 9 (25.71%) Snort
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) Change Control
12 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Network Security
2 11 (31.43%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) tcpdump
4 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 8 (22.86%) Internet
5 7 (20.00%) FTP
5 7 (20.00%) HTTP
5 7 (20.00%) LDAP
5 7 (20.00%) SMTP
6 6 (17.14%) LAN
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (8.57%) VoIP
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 3 (8.57%) Multicast
9 1 (2.86%) Telnet
9 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Law
1 3 (8.57%) French Language
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Security Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Forensic Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Information Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) CESG
3 3 (8.57%) IPTV
3 3 (8.57%) Statistics
3 3 (8.57%) Kindle
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (42.86%) SIEM
3 12 (34.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (34.29%) Security Management
4 11 (31.43%) Security Testing
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (25.71%) Security Architecture
7 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
7 8 (22.86%) Computer Forensics
7 8 (22.86%) Change Control
7 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (20.00%) Information Security Management
9 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) GIAC
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (31.43%) CCNA
4 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) CEH
5 7 (20.00%) CISSP
6 6 (17.14%) CISM
6 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) GCIA
7 5 (14.29%) GCIH
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (11.43%) MCSE
8 4 (11.43%) ISACA
9 3 (8.57%) CCDP
10 2 (5.71%) CISA
10 2 (5.71%) CRISC
10 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) PCI DSS
2 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (14.29%) COBIT
4 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Snort
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
1 8 (22.86%) Sourcefire
2 4 (11.43%) Brocade
2 4 (11.43%) F5
2 4 (11.43%) Juniper
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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