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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 119 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 56 67 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.61% 1.75% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.07% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 41
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
2848 3240 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.91% 84.55% 81.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2619 2153
Average salary £40,857 £40,000 £38,048
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Leicestershire +34 33 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Derbyshire +8 8 £61,250 +16.66% 2
Northamptonshire 0 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Lincolnshire -9 4 £48,500 +43.70%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (51.05%) PCI DSS
2 71 (49.65%) CISSP
3 59 (41.26%) CISM
4 54 (37.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (33.57%) Firewall
6 41 (28.67%) Security Architecture
7 36 (25.17%) Wireless
8 33 (23.08%) Legal
9 32 (22.38%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (20.98%) Risk Management
11 24 (16.78%) Retail
12 23 (16.08%) Security Management
12 23 (16.08%) Management Information System
13 22 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 20 (13.99%) Degree
14 20 (13.99%) Information Assurance
15 19 (13.29%) ITIL
16 18 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (11.89%) Data Protection
18 16 (11.19%) Information Security Management
19 15 (10.49%) Finance
20 14 (9.79%) CISA
21 13 (9.09%) Business Continuity
22 12 (8.39%) PRINCE2
23 11 (7.69%) Windows
23 11 (7.69%) Project Management
23 11 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
23 11 (7.69%) ISMS
24 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
24 10 (6.99%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (4.20%) IIS
2 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.40%) Lync
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.80%) MS Project
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.57%) Firewall
2 36 (25.17%) Wireless
3 9 (6.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (5.59%) Network Security
5 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.80%) SAN
7 2 (1.40%) Intranet
7 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.40%) VPN
7 2 (1.40%) SSL
7 2 (1.40%) LAN
7 2 (1.40%) WAN
7 2 (1.40%) SNMP
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.40%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 33 (23.08%) Legal
2 24 (16.78%) Retail
3 15 (10.49%) Finance
4 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Military
6 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Architect
2 39 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 30 (20.98%) Security Manager
4 27 (18.88%) Analyst
5 26 (18.18%) Information Manager
5 26 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
6 22 (15.38%) Information Analyst
7 20 (13.99%) Security Analyst
8 15 (10.49%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (9.09%) Security Engineer
10 12 (8.39%) Information Architect
10 12 (8.39%) Information Security Architect
11 10 (6.99%) IT Operations Manager
11 10 (6.99%) Operations Manager
12 5 (3.50%) Information Assurance Analyst
13 4 (2.80%) Security Officer
13 4 (2.80%) Information Security Officer
13 4 (2.80%) Systems Manager
13 4 (2.80%) Team Leader
14 3 (2.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Web Services
2 4 (2.80%) .NET
3 3 (2.10%) jQuery
3 3 (2.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.40%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.40%) REST
4 2 (1.40%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) Ajax
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.38%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.80%) Clustering
4 4 (2.80%) Open Source
5 3 (2.10%) CESG
6 2 (1.40%) GIS
6 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) VSAM
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) Linux
3 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) Security Architecture
2 30 (20.98%) Risk Management
3 23 (16.08%) Security Management
4 22 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 20 (13.99%) Information Assurance
6 19 (13.29%) ITIL
7 18 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.89%) Data Protection
9 16 (11.19%) Information Security Management
10 13 (9.09%) Business Continuity
11 12 (8.39%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.69%) Project Management
12 11 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (7.69%) ISMS
13 9 (6.29%) Network Architecture
13 9 (6.29%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.90%) Change Management
15 6 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.80%) SQL
1 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.10%) C#
3 2 (1.40%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.40%) SOQL
4 1 (0.70%) Java
4 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (49.65%) CISSP
2 59 (41.26%) CISM
3 20 (13.99%) Degree
4 14 (9.79%) CISA
5 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) CEH
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (51.05%) PCI DSS
2 54 (37.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.20%) BS25999
4 5 (3.50%) QA
5 4 (2.80%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) RACF
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) VMware
3 5 (3.50%) IBM
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) Altiris
4 4 (2.80%) EMC
5 3 (2.10%) Citrix
5 3 (2.10%) Cisco
6 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.40%) F5
6 2 (1.40%) CA
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.40%) Symantec
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Eurobase People
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire, Midlands
Leicestershire Police
Salary: £29,235 to £38,289
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Leicestershire Police
Salary: From £29,235 to £38,289 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 19 days ago