The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.56% 2.31% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.56% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,573 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 346 468 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 90.10% 90.00% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 295 366 491
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Northampton

Information Security
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Northampton.

Salary trend for Information Security in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 19 (86.36%) SIEM
2 15 (68.18%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (40.91%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (40.91%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) CCNA
6 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 8 (36.36%) LAN
6 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) VLAN
7 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 7 (31.82%) NetApp
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (31.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
7 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) ISMS
8 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
8 6 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (27.27%) PMO
8 6 (27.27%) IIS
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) VLAN
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Information Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Security Specialist
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (31.82%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) SIEM
2 11 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (27.27%) B2B
5 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
5 6 (27.27%) ISMS
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
5 6 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (27.27%) Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
6 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (40.91%) Security+ Certification
3 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
5 2 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 6 (27.27%) PMO
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft