Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 96 102
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.99% 1.33% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.47% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 18
Northamptonshire median annual salary £44,500 £41,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.59% -8.24% +21.33%
10th Percentile £36,133 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £48,000 £51,125
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% -6.82%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 973 1,223 1,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.82% 90.13% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 781 874 1,259
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +14 4 £43,777 -2.72% 3
Kettering +5 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) SaaS
4 5 (45.45%) COBIT
4 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) ISO 22301
4 5 (45.45%) IaaS
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) OWASP
5 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
6 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (27.27%) CISM
7 2 (18.18%) CISA
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) SIEM
8 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (9.09%) Threat Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
1 5 (45.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (36.36%) OWASP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISMS
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CRISC
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (45.45%) COBIT
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 22301
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware