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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 128 73 120
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +47
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 121 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 3.17% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.58% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 100 55
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £85,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
2881 3384 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.65% 88.56% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2792 2629
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -38 18 £57,500 -17.85% 3
Lincolnshire -6 9 £42,500 -26.08%
Leicestershire -6 7 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Northamptonshire -4 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Derbyshire +1 3 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 47 (52.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (36.67%) CISSP
3 31 (34.44%) CISM
4 30 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 29 (32.22%) Computer Science
6 25 (27.78%) Degree
6 25 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 24 (26.67%) Firewall
8 21 (23.33%) CISA
8 21 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 19 (21.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (20.00%) Security Management
12 17 (18.89%) Data Protection
13 16 (17.78%) Business Continuity
14 14 (15.56%) Legal
14 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
15 13 (14.44%) CESG
16 12 (13.33%) Information Security Management
16 12 (13.33%) ITIL
17 11 (12.22%) Linux
17 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.22%) Project Management
17 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (12.22%) ISO27002
17 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
18 10 (11.11%) QA
18 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (11.11%) Finance
19 9 (10.00%) Risk Assessment

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.56%) Internet
3 5 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 2 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) BGP
5 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.11%) IPsec
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) MPLS
5 1 (1.11%) OSPF
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (15.56%) Legal
2 10 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.78%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.44%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 24 (26.67%) Information Manager
2 24 (26.67%) Information Security Manager
3 10 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Compliance Officer
4 9 (10.00%) IT Support
5 8 (8.89%) IT Manager
6 7 (7.78%) IT Security Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Support Officer
7 6 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) CISSP Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Head of IT
8 5 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.56%) Quality Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Computer Science
2 25 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (14.44%) CESG
5 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (4.44%) Life Science
8 3 (3.33%) Cryptography
8 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 19 (21.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (20.00%) Security Management
5 17 (18.89%) Data Protection
6 16 (17.78%) Business Continuity
7 12 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 12 (13.33%) ITIL
8 11 (12.22%) Project Management
9 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
10 9 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (8.89%) BCP
11 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.78%) Internal Audit
12 7 (7.78%) ISMS
13 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
13 6 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Java
1 5 (5.56%) Perl
1 5 (5.56%) PHP
2 4 (4.44%) C
2 4 (4.44%) C++
2 4 (4.44%) Python
2 4 (4.44%) Ruby
3 3 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (36.67%) CISSP
2 31 (34.44%) CISM
3 25 (27.78%) Degree
4 21 (23.33%) CISA
5 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) PCI QSA
8 7 (7.78%) CEH
8 7 (7.78%) OSCP
9 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.56%) CREST Certified
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.44%) OSWP
12 3 (3.33%) CCNA
12 3 (3.33%) IISP
13 2 (2.22%) CFCE
13 2 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (2.22%) EnCE
13 2 (2.22%) ISEB
13 2 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (52.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 11 (12.22%) ISO27002
4 10 (11.11%) QA
5 7 (7.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (4.44%) COBIT
7 2 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (2.22%) PA-DSS
7 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) EnCase
2 1 (1.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) FireEye
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.22%) CA
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Siemens
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