The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 124 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 66 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.67% 1.59% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.97% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -28.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3295 2482 2641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.14% 80.51% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 2095 2331
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -12 16 £28,500 -21.91%
Lincolnshire - 14 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire -15 13 £52,500 +50.00%
Leicestershire -14 12 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Northamptonshire -7 9 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (40.79%) CISSP
2 49 (32.24%) CISM
3 48 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (27.63%) Finance
5 41 (26.97%) Management Information System
6 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
6 39 (25.66%) Windows
7 37 (24.34%) PCI DSS
8 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 28 (18.42%) Risk Management
9 26 (17.11%) Blackberry
9 26 (17.11%) Project Management
10 23 (15.13%) CISA
10 23 (15.13%) Business Continuity
11 22 (14.47%) .NET
12 21 (13.82%) Oracle
12 21 (13.82%) XML
12 21 (13.82%) Firewall
13 20 (13.16%) C#
13 20 (13.16%) UNIX
13 20 (13.16%) Computer Science
13 20 (13.16%) Cyber Security
14 19 (12.50%) Apple iOS
14 19 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
14 19 (12.50%) Mathematics
14 19 (12.50%) Web Development
14 19 (12.50%) Android
14 19 (12.50%) PKI
14 19 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 19 (12.50%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.61%) IIS
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.66%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.82%) Firewall
2 19 (12.50%) LDAP
3 10 (6.58%) LAN
3 10 (6.58%) WAN
4 9 (5.92%) Wireless
5 7 (4.61%) SAN
6 6 (3.95%) Network Security
7 4 (2.63%) Intranet
8 3 (1.97%) VPN
9 2 (1.32%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.32%) Internet
10 1 (0.66%) DHCP
10 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.66%) DNS
10 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) MS Access
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 42 (27.63%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.55%) Legal
4 10 (6.58%) Marketing
5 7 (4.61%) Retail
6 4 (2.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (18.42%) Security Manager
2 21 (13.82%) Information Manager
2 21 (13.82%) Information Security Manager
2 21 (13.82%) Analyst
3 19 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 19 (12.50%) Developer
3 19 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 19 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Head of Security
4 17 (11.18%) Head of Information Security
5 14 (9.21%) Security Analyst
6 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (6.58%) Security Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) Consultant
8 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
9 8 (5.26%) Security Officer
9 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Manager
9 8 (5.26%) Information Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.47%) .NET
2 21 (13.82%) XML
3 6 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) LAMP
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.97%) Management Information System
2 26 (17.11%) Blackberry
3 20 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 19 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 19 (12.50%) PKI
4 19 (12.50%) Smartcard
5 7 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.63%) Social Network
7 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.66%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) UNIX
3 19 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 19 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
3 19 (12.50%) Android
4 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.97%) HPUX
7 2 (1.32%) Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Risk Management
2 26 (17.11%) Project Management
3 23 (15.13%) Business Continuity
4 20 (13.16%) Cyber Security
5 19 (12.50%) Web Development
5 19 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.18%) Security Management
7 14 (9.21%) ITIL
8 13 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.24%) ISMS
10 10 (6.58%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.92%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (5.26%) Information Security Management
13 7 (4.61%) Database Marketing
13 7 (4.61%) Security Testing
14 6 (3.95%) Information Assurance
14 6 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.95%) Information Governance
15 5 (3.29%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) C#
2 19 (12.50%) C++
2 19 (12.50%) Java
3 7 (4.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 6 (3.95%) SQL
5 2 (1.32%) Perl
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (40.79%) CISSP
2 49 (32.24%) CISM
3 23 (15.13%) CISA
4 14 (9.21%) IRCA
5 8 (5.26%) Degree
6 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.97%) ISEB
9 2 (1.32%) CISMP
9 2 (1.32%) MBA
9 2 (1.32%) HND
10 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.66%) HNC
10 1 (0.66%) GCIH
10 1 (0.66%) VCP4
10 1 (0.66%) CFCE
10 1 (0.66%) EnCE
10 1 (0.66%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (24.34%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.29%) SLA
4 4 (2.63%) COBIT
4 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.32%) QA
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) SCOM
1 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 10 (6.58%) HP
4 8 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (1.32%) F5
5 2 (1.32%) Dell
5 2 (1.32%) Veritas
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (0.66%) Remedy
6 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago