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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 124 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 1.67% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.97% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 38
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
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
2982 3343 2513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.92% 84.42% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2691 2122
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 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 21 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 +26 21 £56,250 +36.36% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 13 £40,000 +40.35% 2
Derbyshire +14 11 £61,250 +16.66% 4
Northamptonshire 0 11 £62,500 +31.57% 4
Lincolnshire -16 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 62 (44.93%) CISSP
1 62 (44.93%) PCI DSS
2 52 (37.68%) CISM
3 50 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (32.61%) Firewall
5 35 (25.36%) Security Architecture
6 33 (23.91%) Wireless
7 28 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (19.57%) Legal
9 25 (18.12%) Risk Management
9 25 (18.12%) Security Management
10 23 (16.67%) Retail
10 23 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 21 (15.22%) Management Information System
12 20 (14.49%) Information Assurance
13 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (12.32%) ITIL
13 17 (12.32%) Degree
14 16 (11.59%) Finance
15 15 (10.87%) Information Security Management
16 14 (10.14%) Data Protection
17 13 (9.42%) Business Continuity
18 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
18 12 (8.70%) Project Management
19 11 (7.97%) Windows
19 11 (7.97%) ISMS
19 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
19 11 (7.97%) Penetration Testing
20 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
20 10 (7.25%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.45%) Lync
4 1 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.90%) MS Project
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Force.com
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.61%) Firewall
2 33 (23.91%) Wireless
3 8 (5.80%) Network Security
4 7 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.90%) SAN
7 2 (1.45%) Intranet
7 2 (1.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.45%) VPN
7 2 (1.45%) SSL
7 2 (1.45%) LAN
7 2 (1.45%) WAN
7 2 (1.45%) SNMP
7 2 (1.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 27 (19.57%) Legal
2 23 (16.67%) Retail
3 16 (11.59%) Finance
4 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.62%) Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Military
6 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Architect
2 34 (24.64%) Security Architect
3 29 (21.01%) Security Manager
4 26 (18.84%) Information Security Manager
4 26 (18.84%) Information Manager
4 26 (18.84%) Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) Security Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) Information Analyst
6 13 (9.42%) Security Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) Information Security Architect
8 11 (7.97%) Information Architect
9 8 (5.80%) Operations Manager
9 8 (5.80%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Information Assurance Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Head of Information Security
11 4 (2.90%) Head of Security
11 4 (2.90%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.90%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) Web Services
2 4 (2.90%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) jQuery
3 3 (2.17%) HTML
4 2 (1.45%) REST
4 2 (1.45%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) Ajax
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) CSS
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.90%) Clustering
3 4 (2.90%) Open Source
4 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
4 2 (1.45%) CESG
4 2 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.45%) GIS
4 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) VSAM
5 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Security Architecture
2 25 (18.12%) Security Management
2 25 (18.12%) Risk Management
3 23 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 20 (14.49%) Information Assurance
5 17 (12.32%) ITIL
5 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (10.87%) Information Security Management
7 14 (10.14%) Data Protection
8 13 (9.42%) Business Continuity
9 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.70%) Project Management
10 11 (7.97%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
10 11 (7.97%) ISMS
11 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.25%) Service Management
12 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) SQL
1 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (1.45%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.45%) SOQL
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (44.93%) CISSP
2 52 (37.68%) CISM
3 17 (12.32%) Degree
4 10 (7.25%) CISA
5 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) CEH
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (44.93%) PCI DSS
2 50 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.07%) COBIT
4 5 (3.62%) QA
4 5 (3.62%) BS25999
5 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
4 1 (0.72%) RACF
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) VMware
3 5 (3.62%) IBM
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle
4 4 (2.90%) Altiris
4 4 (2.90%) EMC
5 3 (2.17%) Citrix
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (1.45%) SAP
6 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.45%) F5
6 2 (1.45%) CA
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (0.72%) Computacenter
Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £36540 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £1 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago