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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 71 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 118 82 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.24% 2.19% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.67% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 92 69 45
Average salary £55,000 £40,875 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.55% -18.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,650 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
3164 3070 2529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.99% 82.15% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2632 2563 2138
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottinghamshire +42 52 £70,000 +145.61% 2
Northamptonshire +5 26 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Derbyshire +6 24 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Leicestershire +4 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Lincolnshire -2 1 £57,500 +76.92% 4
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (42.44%) CISSP
2 47 (27.33%) Firewall
2 47 (27.33%) Finance
3 42 (24.42%) CISM
4 39 (22.67%) PCI DSS
5 35 (20.35%) Network Security
6 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (19.19%) Web Services
8 32 (18.60%) E-Commerce
8 32 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 32 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 31 (18.02%) Windows
10 29 (16.86%) Cyber Security
11 28 (16.28%) Risk Management
12 27 (15.70%) Degree
13 26 (15.12%) Security Management
14 24 (13.95%) Open Source
15 23 (13.37%) Security Architecture
15 23 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (13.37%) ITIL
16 22 (12.79%) COBIT
17 21 (12.21%) Project Management
18 20 (11.63%) CISA
19 18 (10.47%) Incident Management
20 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 16 (9.30%) TCP/IP
22 15 (8.72%) Java
22 15 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
23 14 (8.14%) Linux
23 14 (8.14%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.74%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Office
3 7 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.33%) Firewall
2 35 (20.35%) Network Security
3 16 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.14%) VPN
4 14 (8.14%) Wireless
5 13 (7.56%) Internet
6 12 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (5.81%) LAN
8 8 (4.65%) IPsec
8 8 (4.65%) WAN
8 8 (4.65%) DNS
9 6 (3.49%) Intranet
10 4 (2.33%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.33%) HTTP
11 3 (1.74%) SSL
11 3 (1.74%) SAN
12 2 (1.16%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.16%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) Big Data
3 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) JIRA
1 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (27.33%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.23%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Legal
5 4 (2.33%) Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (25.58%) Analyst
2 24 (13.95%) Security Analyst
3 22 (12.79%) Security Specialist
3 22 (12.79%) Security Manager
4 21 (12.21%) Information Manager
5 20 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
6 19 (11.05%) Security Engineer
7 14 (8.14%) Security Architect
7 14 (8.14%) Architect
8 13 (7.56%) Information Specialist
8 13 (7.56%) Information Security Specialist
9 11 (6.40%) Information Assurance Manager
9 11 (6.40%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 11 (6.40%) Security Assurance Manager
10 10 (5.81%) Consultant
11 9 (5.23%) Security Consultant
11 9 (5.23%) Information Analyst
11 9 (5.23%) Head of Security
11 9 (5.23%) Head of Information Security
12 8 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) Web Services
2 9 (5.23%) .NET
3 5 (2.91%) XML
3 5 (2.91%) SAML
3 5 (2.91%) OAuth
3 5 (2.91%) OpenID
4 4 (2.33%) SOAP
5 3 (1.74%) HTML
5 3 (1.74%) WSDL
6 2 (1.16%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) RESTful
7 1 (0.58%) Symfony
7 1 (0.58%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.40%) PKI
3 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.91%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.16%) CESG
8 2 (1.16%) RMADS
8 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.16%) GIS
8 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.02%) Windows
2 14 (8.14%) Linux
3 13 (7.56%) UNIX
4 8 (4.65%) Solaris
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 29 (16.86%) Cyber Security
4 28 (16.28%) Risk Management
5 26 (15.12%) Security Management
6 24 (13.95%) Open Source
7 23 (13.37%) Security Architecture
7 23 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (13.37%) ITIL
8 21 (12.21%) Project Management
9 18 (10.47%) Incident Management
10 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.98%) IT Governance
13 12 (6.98%) SOA
13 12 (6.98%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.40%) Information Security Management
14 11 (6.40%) Business Continuity
14 11 (6.40%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) Java
2 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.49%) SQL
4 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.16%) C
5 2 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (42.44%) CISSP
2 42 (24.42%) CISM
3 27 (15.70%) Degree
4 20 (11.63%) CISA
5 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.91%) GCIH
7 4 (2.33%) CSSLP
8 3 (1.74%) ISEB
8 3 (1.74%) GCFA
8 3 (1.74%) GCIA
8 3 (1.74%) CRISC
8 3 (1.74%) GREM
9 2 (1.16%) CEH
9 2 (1.16%) MCITP
9 2 (1.16%) EnCE
9 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.67%) PCI DSS
2 32 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (12.79%) COBIT
4 8 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (4.07%) FISMA
6 5 (2.91%) SLA
6 5 (2.91%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.16%) BS25999
7 2 (1.16%) QA
8 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.58%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) SCCM
2 4 (2.33%) WebInspect
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.65%) VMware
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle
3 7 (4.07%) Citrix
4 5 (2.91%) HP
4 5 (2.91%) Ab Initio
4 5 (2.91%) Tableau
4 5 (2.91%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.74%) Cisco
6 3 (1.74%) Informatica
6 3 (1.74%) Remedy
6 3 (1.74%) Splunk
7 2 (1.16%) Lancope
7 2 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.16%) F5
7 2 (1.16%) Tufin
7 2 (1.16%) Aveksa
7 2 (1.16%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.16%) Prolexic
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + £neg+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive + great benefits!
Posted: 10 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago