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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 120 155
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 69 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.83% 1.43% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.87% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 17
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,550
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.08%
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
3060 2465 2619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.04% 76.62% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2033 2243
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +14 26 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Derbyshire -14 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Northamptonshire -9 15 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Nottinghamshire -20 2 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £31,250 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 60 (44.78%) CISSP
2 50 (37.31%) PCI DSS
3 48 (35.82%) CISM
4 39 (29.10%) Management Information System
5 35 (26.12%) Firewall
6 27 (20.15%) Risk Management
6 27 (20.15%) Legal
7 26 (19.40%) Wireless
8 24 (17.91%) Network Security
9 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
9 23 (17.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (15.67%) Project Management
10 21 (15.67%) ISMS
11 20 (14.93%) CISA
12 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
13 17 (12.69%) Web Services
13 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
13 17 (12.69%) Security Management
13 17 (12.69%) Finance
13 17 (12.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.45%) Marketing
15 13 (9.70%) ITIL
15 13 (9.70%) Information Security Management
15 13 (9.70%) Retail
15 13 (9.70%) COBIT
16 12 (8.96%) MS Access
16 12 (8.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 12 (8.96%) Degree
16 12 (8.96%) Database Marketing
16 12 (8.96%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.99%) IIS
2 4 (2.99%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) Firewall
2 26 (19.40%) Wireless
3 24 (17.91%) Network Security
4 10 (7.46%) VPN
5 9 (6.72%) WAN
6 7 (5.22%) LAN
7 6 (4.48%) Internet
8 5 (3.73%) VoIP
9 2 (1.49%) SAN
9 2 (1.49%) OSPF
9 2 (1.49%) BGP
9 2 (1.49%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.75%) DHCP
10 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.75%) MPLS
10 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) MS Access
3 4 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (20.15%) Legal
2 17 (12.69%) Finance
3 14 (10.45%) Marketing
4 13 (9.70%) Retail
5 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Analyst
2 26 (19.40%) Security Analyst
3 22 (16.42%) Architect
4 20 (14.93%) Security Architect
5 19 (14.18%) Information Analyst
5 19 (14.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 17 (12.69%) Security Manager
7 14 (10.45%) Information Manager
8 13 (9.70%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (8.96%) Data Programmer
9 12 (8.96%) IT Security Architect
9 12 (8.96%) IT Architect
9 12 (8.96%) Programmer
10 10 (7.46%) Tester
11 8 (5.97%) Consultant
11 8 (5.97%) Security Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Information Architect
12 7 (5.22%) Information Security Architect
13 6 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
13 6 (4.48%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.48%) .NET
3 4 (2.99%) XML
3 4 (2.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.10%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.22%) Open Source
3 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) UNIX
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) HPUX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Risk Management
2 21 (15.67%) Project Management
2 21 (15.67%) ISMS
3 17 (12.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
3 17 (12.69%) Security Management
4 13 (9.70%) ITIL
4 13 (9.70%) Information Security Management
5 12 (8.96%) Database Marketing
5 12 (8.96%) Security Testing
6 11 (8.21%) Business Continuity
6 11 (8.21%) Data Protection
7 10 (7.46%) Security Architecture
8 9 (6.72%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.48%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (3.73%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 6 (4.48%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) C#
3 5 (3.73%) PHP
4 4 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (1.49%) SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (44.78%) CISSP
2 48 (35.82%) CISM
3 20 (14.93%) CISA
4 12 (8.96%) Degree
5 10 (7.46%) CEH
6 6 (4.48%) CISMP
7 5 (3.73%) GPEN
7 5 (3.73%) OSCP
8 4 (2.99%) OSCE
8 4 (2.99%) GWAPT
8 4 (2.99%) GCIH
8 4 (2.99%) HND
9 3 (2.24%) IRCA
9 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) CRISC
11 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (37.31%) PCI DSS
2 23 (17.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (9.70%) COBIT
4 9 (6.72%) SLA
5 5 (3.73%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) BS25999
6 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco
3 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.99%) VMware
4 3 (2.24%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) Juniper
6 1 (0.75%) CA
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 19 days ago
East Midlands
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus - Pension, Health Care
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago