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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 128 114 155
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 1.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.06% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 15
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
3001 2479 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.17% 76.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2039 2276
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 £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +13 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Northamptonshire -18 15 £37,500 -31.81%
Derbyshire -21 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Lincolnshire +1 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (46.32%) CISSP
2 55 (40.44%) PCI DSS
3 51 (37.50%) CISM
4 41 (30.15%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (27.94%) Firewall
6 37 (27.21%) Management Information System
7 31 (22.79%) Legal
8 30 (22.06%) Risk Management
9 29 (21.32%) Wireless
10 28 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 26 (19.12%) Network Security
12 21 (15.44%) CISA
13 19 (13.97%) Project Management
13 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
13 19 (13.97%) Web Services
13 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
13 19 (13.97%) ISMS
14 18 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (13.24%) Finance
15 16 (11.76%) Security Management
16 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.29%) Degree
17 14 (10.29%) ITIL
18 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (9.56%) Retail
18 13 (9.56%) COBIT
18 13 (9.56%) Security Architecture
18 13 (9.56%) Data Protection
19 12 (8.82%) Security Testing
20 11 (8.09%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) Apache
2 4 (2.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Project
1 3 (2.21%) MS Office
1 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.94%) Firewall
2 29 (21.32%) Wireless
3 26 (19.12%) Network Security
4 10 (7.35%) VPN
5 7 (5.15%) WAN
6 6 (4.41%) Internet
7 5 (3.68%) LAN
7 5 (3.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.47%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.47%) SAN
8 2 (1.47%) OSPF
8 2 (1.47%) BGP
8 2 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.74%) DNS
9 1 (0.74%) MPLS
9 1 (0.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) MS Access
3 4 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 31 (22.79%) Legal
2 18 (13.24%) Finance
3 13 (9.56%) Retail
4 11 (8.09%) Marketing
5 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (21.32%) Analyst
2 27 (19.85%) Security Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Architect
4 23 (16.91%) Security Architect
5 22 (16.18%) Information Analyst
5 22 (16.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 18 (13.24%) Security Manager
7 15 (11.03%) Information Manager
7 15 (11.03%) IT Architect
7 15 (11.03%) IT Security Architect
8 14 (10.29%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (7.35%) Tester
10 9 (6.62%) Programmer
10 9 (6.62%) Data Programmer
11 8 (5.88%) Consultant
11 8 (5.88%) Security Consultant
12 7 (5.15%) Security Specialist
12 7 (5.15%) Information Architect
12 7 (5.15%) Information Specialist
12 7 (5.15%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.97%) Web Services
2 6 (4.41%) .NET
3 4 (2.94%) XML
3 4 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.15%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (27.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.15%) Open Source
4 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) UNIX
2 4 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (1.47%) HPUX
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Risk Management
2 19 (13.97%) Project Management
2 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
2 19 (13.97%) ISMS
3 18 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (11.76%) Security Management
5 14 (10.29%) ITIL
6 13 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.56%) Security Architecture
6 13 (9.56%) Data Protection
7 12 (8.82%) Security Testing
8 11 (8.09%) Information Security Management
9 10 (7.35%) Business Continuity
10 9 (6.62%) Database Marketing
10 9 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 6 (4.41%) Java
3 5 (3.68%) PHP
3 5 (3.68%) C#
4 4 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.47%) SQL
6 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (46.32%) CISSP
2 51 (37.50%) CISM
3 21 (15.44%) CISA
4 14 (10.29%) Degree
5 10 (7.35%) CEH
6 6 (4.41%) CISMP
7 5 (3.68%) GPEN
7 5 (3.68%) OSCP
7 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.94%) OSCE
8 4 (2.94%) GWAPT
8 4 (2.94%) HND
8 4 (2.94%) GCIH
9 3 (2.21%) IRCA
9 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) GIAC
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.44%) PCI DSS
2 28 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (9.56%) COBIT
4 8 (5.88%) SLA
5 5 (3.68%) QA
6 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.74%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.41%) Cisco
3 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.21%) VMware
5 2 (1.47%) Juniper
5 2 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Google
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