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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 26 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.09% 4.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 5.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
295 437 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.87% 81.84% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 244 357 275
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,776
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (84.00%) PCI DSS
2 36 (72.00%) CISSP
2 36 (72.00%) CISM
3 32 (64.00%) Security Architecture
4 31 (62.00%) Risk Management
5 30 (60.00%) Legal
5 30 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (48.00%) Wireless
6 24 (48.00%) Firewall
7 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (18.00%) Business Continuity
10 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
11 8 (16.00%) Network Architecture
11 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
13 6 (12.00%) BS25999
13 6 (12.00%) Banking
13 6 (12.00%) Retail
13 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
14 3 (6.00%) CISA
15 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (2.00%) ISMS
15 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
15 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (2.00%) XenApp
15 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (48.00%) Wireless
1 24 (48.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (60.00%) Legal
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Security Architect
1 32 (64.00%) Architect
2 10 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 10 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Information Manager
3 9 (18.00%) IT Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (18.00%) IT Security Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Information Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Chief Technology Officer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Security Architecture
2 31 (62.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
4 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (18.00%) Business Continuity
4 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
5 8 (16.00%) Network Architecture
5 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) ISMS
6 1 (2.00%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.00%) SEO
6 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) CISSP
1 36 (72.00%) CISM
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (84.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (12.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.00%) XenApp
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.00%) Citrix
1 1 (2.00%) VMware
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