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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 43 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 32 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.10% 1.12% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 1.29% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 20
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
520 620 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.80% 86.47% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 416 568 555
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 29 (46.77%) Unix
4 25 (40.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (30.65%) PHP
6 18 (29.03%) Risk Management
7 17 (27.42%) CISSP
8 16 (25.81%) C
8 16 (25.81%) C++
8 16 (25.81%) Java
8 16 (25.81%) Python
8 16 (25.81%) CISM
8 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
9 15 (24.19%) VLAN
9 15 (24.19%) CentOS
9 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (24.19%) Puppet
9 15 (24.19%) CISA
9 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
10 14 (22.58%) Cisco
10 14 (22.58%) Windows
10 14 (22.58%) VMware
10 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
11 13 (20.97%) LAPP Stack
11 13 (20.97%) mod_perl
11 13 (20.97%) PHP-FPM
11 13 (20.97%) Couchbase
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (20.97%) Analytics

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.97%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (24.19%) VLAN
3 13 (20.97%) Internet
3 13 (20.97%) IPsec
3 13 (20.97%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (20.97%) Couchbase
1 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Electronics
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Linux Engineer
1 16 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (16.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (16.13%) IT Manager
4 9 (14.52%) Information Manager
4 9 (14.52%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (14.52%) Security Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Chief Technical Officer
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Director
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Compliance Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Information Security Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Risk Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Ext JS
1 13 (20.97%) LAPP Stack
1 13 (20.97%) mod_perl
1 13 (20.97%) PHP-FPM
1 13 (20.97%) Symfony
1 13 (20.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Cybercrime
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) CESG
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Unix
3 15 (24.19%) CentOS
3 15 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (22.58%) Windows
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Risk Management
2 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 13 (20.97%) Analytics
3 13 (20.97%) Configuration Management
3 13 (20.97%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (20.97%) Use Case
3 13 (20.97%) User Stories
3 13 (20.97%) Web Analytics
4 9 (14.52%) OWASP
4 9 (14.52%) SDLC
4 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (11.29%) Information Security Management
5 7 (11.29%) Security Management
6 6 (9.68%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) IT Audit
8 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.45%) Information Governance
8 4 (6.45%) Internal Audit
8 4 (6.45%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) PHP
2 16 (25.81%) C
2 16 (25.81%) C++
2 16 (25.81%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) Python
3 13 (20.97%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) CISSP
2 16 (25.81%) CISM
3 15 (24.19%) CISA
4 5 (8.06%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (8.06%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (4.84%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.23%) CEH
7 1 (1.61%) CISMP
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.13%) COBIT
3 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) pfSense
1 13 (20.97%) Postfix
2 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Dell
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft