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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 54 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.97% 1.24% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.45% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 24
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £46,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
369 344 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 90.66% 85.15% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 357 303 237
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester 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 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 7 (63.64%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Life Science
5 3 (27.27%) CESG
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) People Management
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) LAMP
7 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Information
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Laravel
1 1 (9.09%) Symfony
1 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CESG
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) ISMS
4 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Zend