Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 55 119
Rank change year-on-year -50 +64 -39
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 58 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.70% 4.36% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 5.13% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 57 7
Southampton median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £76,250 £59,250
Hampshire median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -13.04%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1229 1130 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.43% 85.03% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1013 1041
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,050 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.19%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) DMZ
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Data Encryption
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) APMP
4 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (20.00%) Kali Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) IISP
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) CESG
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DMZ
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Resilience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Encryption
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) SABSA
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) APMP
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) IISP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle