The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 56 73 84
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.28% 1.50% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.85% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 5
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 541 647 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.25% 81.08% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 613 633
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 in Southampton.

Salary trend for Information Security in Southampton

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Southampton

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CISA
2 19 (46.34%) CISM
3 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (41.46%) Unix
5 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
5 14 (34.15%) COBIT
5 14 (34.15%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Project Management
7 12 (29.27%) Security+ Certification
7 12 (29.27%) OWASP
7 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (29.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (29.27%) SDLC
7 12 (29.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (29.27%) IT Audit
8 9 (21.95%) mod_perl
8 9 (21.95%) IT Strategy
8 9 (21.95%) Analytics
8 9 (21.95%) User Stories
8 9 (21.95%) Symfony
8 9 (21.95%) Use Case
8 9 (21.95%) Web Analytics
8 9 (21.95%) Ext JS
8 9 (21.95%) Internet
8 9 (21.95%) Perl
9 8 (19.51%) C
9 8 (19.51%) C++
9 8 (19.51%) Java
9 8 (19.51%) Linux

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Technical Director
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Chief Technical Officer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Audit Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Compliance Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Ext JS
1 9 (21.95%) mod_perl
1 9 (21.95%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Unix
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
2 13 (31.71%) Project Management
3 12 (29.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (29.27%) IT Audit
3 12 (29.27%) OWASP
3 12 (29.27%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (21.95%) Analytics
4 9 (21.95%) IT Strategy
4 9 (21.95%) Use Case
4 9 (21.95%) User Stories
4 9 (21.95%) Web Analytics
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Perl
2 8 (19.51%) C
2 8 (19.51%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CISA
2 19 (46.34%) CISM
3 12 (29.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (29.27%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.76%) CEH
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 3 (7.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (7.32%) MCSA
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.88%) CISMP
7 2 (4.88%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (34.15%) COBIT
3 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) CA
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco
1 3 (7.32%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
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