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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.08% 1.64% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.85% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -52.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 518 650 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 89.62% 88.92% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 451 510 672
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (71.43%) SIEM
2 17 (60.71%) CISSP
3 13 (46.43%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (32.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
7 8 (28.57%) CCNA
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (28.57%) VLAN
8 7 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
8 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (25.00%) NetApp
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (25.00%) CCNP
9 6 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (21.43%) PMO
9 6 (21.43%) IIS
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) B2B

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 6 (21.43%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) VLAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Security Analyst
3 14 (50.00%) Information Analyst
3 14 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Security Specialist
5 7 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (25.00%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Chief Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) CIO
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) SIEM
2 13 (46.43%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) B2B
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
5 6 (21.43%) ISMS
5 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 6 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (21.43%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (32.14%) Security+ Certification
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (10.71%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) CEH
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (21.43%) PMO
3 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) NetApp
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft