The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 84 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.64% 2.39% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.85% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 78 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2613 3013 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.20% 83.62% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 2466 2127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,680 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Information Security
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Information Security
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Information Security
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +41 44 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Derbyshire +15 11 £67,500 +35.00%
Northamptonshire -11 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Lincolnshire +12 8 £48,500 +76.36%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 77 (53.10%) PCI DSS
2 71 (48.97%) CISSP
3 61 (42.07%) CISM
4 59 (40.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (29.66%) Legal
6 41 (28.28%) Firewall
7 40 (27.59%) Security Architecture
8 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (24.14%) Risk Management
10 33 (22.76%) Wireless
11 24 (16.55%) Security Management
12 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
13 21 (14.48%) Information Assurance
14 20 (13.79%) ITIL
14 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
15 19 (13.10%) Data Protection
15 19 (13.10%) Degree
16 18 (12.41%) Retail
17 17 (11.72%) CISA
17 17 (11.72%) Information Security Management
17 17 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (11.03%) Finance
19 15 (10.34%) Web Services
20 14 (9.66%) Network Security
21 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2
22 12 (8.28%) ISMS
22 12 (8.28%) Network Architecture
23 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
23 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
24 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.07%) IIS
1 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Visio
1 6 (4.14%) MS Project
1 6 (4.14%) MS Office
1 6 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.28%) Firewall
2 33 (22.76%) Wireless
3 14 (9.66%) Network Security
4 10 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.07%) SAN
7 2 (1.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.38%) OSPF
7 2 (1.38%) BGP
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.69%) DB2
3 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 43 (29.66%) Legal
2 18 (12.41%) Retail
3 16 (11.03%) Finance
4 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Military
6 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (28.97%) Architect
2 40 (27.59%) Security Architect
3 30 (20.69%) Security Manager
4 26 (17.93%) Information Manager
5 25 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
6 24 (16.55%) Analyst
7 23 (15.86%) Information Analyst
8 19 (13.10%) Security Analyst
9 18 (12.41%) Information Security Analyst
10 10 (6.90%) Operations Manager
10 10 (6.90%) IT Architect
10 10 (6.90%) IT Operations Manager
10 10 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
11 9 (6.21%) Information Security Architect
11 9 (6.21%) Information Architect
12 8 (5.52%) Information Security Officer
12 8 (5.52%) Security Officer
13 6 (4.14%) Security Engineer
14 5 (3.45%) Information Assurance Analyst
15 4 (2.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (2.07%) jQuery
3 2 (1.38%) Visualforce
3 2 (1.38%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.69%) Ajax
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.14%) Cryptography
3 6 (4.14%) Open Source
4 3 (2.07%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) CESG
5 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.59%) Security Architecture
2 35 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 24 (16.55%) Security Management
4 21 (14.48%) Information Assurance
5 20 (13.79%) ITIL
5 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.10%) Data Protection
7 17 (11.72%) Information Security Management
7 17 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.28%) ISMS
9 12 (8.28%) Network Architecture
10 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.90%) Business Continuity
10 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.21%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.21%) Project Management
12 6 (4.14%) Service Management
12 6 (4.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) Apex Code
2 2 (1.38%) SOQL
3 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (48.97%) CISSP
2 61 (42.07%) CISM
3 19 (13.10%) Degree
4 17 (11.72%) CISA
5 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (53.10%) PCI DSS
2 59 (40.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.14%) BS25999
4 5 (3.45%) QA
5 2 (1.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.69%) XenApp
3 1 (0.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.76%) IBM
2 4 (2.76%) CA
2 4 (2.76%) VMware
3 3 (2.07%) Altiris
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco
3 3 (2.07%) EMC
4 2 (1.38%) SAP
4 2 (1.38%) Juniper
4 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.38%) Symantec
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
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