Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.30% 1.29% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.41% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 26
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £112,000 £54,000 £66,250
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% - +37.50%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1047 1351 1593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 90.49% 91.90% 88.50%
Number of salaries quoted 852 980 1399
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +12 9 £45,000 +24.14%
Kettering +9 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) ISMS
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) CISM
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

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 5 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Security Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Information Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Information Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) CIO
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) ISMS
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (13.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) PMO
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp