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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 77 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.07% 1.40% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.65% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 21
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
603 668 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.94% 84.77% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 566 512 698
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (57.69%) C
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Network Security
4 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (26.92%) COBIT
7 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
7 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
7 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
7 7 (26.92%) Security Management
7 7 (26.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (19.23%) C++
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
9 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (19.23%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) ISO27002
11 2 (7.69%) Open Source

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) 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 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Software Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Compliance Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) IT Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (19.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
3 7 (26.92%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Security Management
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Business Development
6 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
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%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
3 5 (19.23%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) COBIT
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (7.69%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
2 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
2 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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