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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 58 66 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.54% 2.66% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.25% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 3
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.00%

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
539 647 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 85.69% 82.11% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 490 604 661
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £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 22 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 25 (48.08%) Unix
2 21 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (38.46%) CISSP
4 19 (36.54%) CISA
4 19 (36.54%) CISM
5 18 (34.62%) Linux
5 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 16 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 14 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (25.00%) COBIT
8 13 (25.00%) Symfony
8 13 (25.00%) Use Case
8 13 (25.00%) Web Analytics
8 13 (25.00%) Perl
8 13 (25.00%) Internet
8 13 (25.00%) Project Management
8 13 (25.00%) Ext JS
8 13 (25.00%) Analytics
8 13 (25.00%) User Stories
8 13 (25.00%) mod_perl
9 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (23.08%) OWASP
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (23.08%) SDLC
9 12 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (23.08%) IT Audit
9 12 (23.08%) C
9 12 (23.08%) C++
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) Python

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 4 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.00%) Internet
3 6 (11.54%) VLAN
4 4 (7.69%) IPsec
4 4 (7.69%) OpenVPN
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (7.69%) Couchbase
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (3.85%) Electronics
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
1 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Chief Technical Officer
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Director
4 4 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Compliance Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Security Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 13 (25.00%) mod_perl
1 13 (25.00%) Symfony
2 4 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (7.69%) PHP-FPM
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) CESG
3 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Unix
2 18 (34.62%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) CentOS
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 14 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Analytics
3 13 (25.00%) Project Management
3 13 (25.00%) Use Case
3 13 (25.00%) User Stories
3 13 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (23.08%) IT Audit
4 12 (23.08%) OWASP
4 12 (23.08%) SDLC
4 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
5 5 (9.62%) Security Management
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Perl
2 12 (23.08%) C
2 12 (23.08%) C++
2 12 (23.08%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) CISSP
2 19 (36.54%) CISA
2 19 (36.54%) CISM
3 12 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CEH
5 2 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) pfSense
1 4 (7.69%) Postfix
2 2 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Dell
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000-£95,000 plus package
Posted: 4 days ago