The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.38% 1.22% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.44% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Average salary £52,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
Information Security
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 486 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 76.78% 84.38% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 272 392 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,350 £51,500
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 Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leicester region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 23 (76.67%) PCI DSS
2 21 (70.00%) CISSP
2 21 (70.00%) CISM
3 17 (56.67%) Risk Management
3 17 (56.67%) Legal
3 17 (56.67%) Security Architecture
3 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (46.67%) Wireless
4 14 (46.67%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
7 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (13.33%) BS25999
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
10 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.00%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
11 2 (6.67%) SEO
11 2 (6.67%) Back Office
11 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
11 2 (6.67%) User Experience
12 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
12 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Wireless
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (56.67%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
1 17 (56.67%) Security Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Information Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Information Security Architect
3 10 (33.33%) Information Manager
4 9 (30.00%) Security Manager
4 9 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Governance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Governance Officer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Governance Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.33%) Information Governance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Risk Management
1 17 (56.67%) Security Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
3 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) SEO
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.33%) ISMS
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) CISSP
1 21 (70.00%) CISM
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (76.67%) PCI DSS
2 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix
1 1 (3.33%) VMware
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Santander
Posted: 11 days ago