The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 2.67% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +11.48%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 348 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.76% 77.51% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) LDAP
3 18 (51.43%) XML
3 18 (51.43%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) C++
3 18 (51.43%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) .NET
3 18 (51.43%) Smartcard
3 18 (51.43%) Blackberry
3 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
3 18 (51.43%) PKI
3 18 (51.43%) Web Development
3 18 (51.43%) Mathematics
3 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (51.43%) Android
3 18 (51.43%) BlackBerry OS
3 18 (51.43%) Apple iOS
3 18 (51.43%) Cyber Security
4 15 (42.86%) CISSP
5 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
6 10 (28.57%) CISM
7 6 (17.14%) Firewall
7 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.29%) Legal
9 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Software Developer
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
1 18 (51.43%) C++ Developer
1 18 (51.43%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) XML
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Smartcard
1 18 (51.43%) Blackberry
1 18 (51.43%) PKI
1 18 (51.43%) Mathematics
1 18 (51.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Social Network
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Android
2 18 (51.43%) BlackBerry OS
2 18 (51.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
1 18 (51.43%) Web Development
1 18 (51.43%) Cyber Security
2 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Data Security
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) CRM
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
1 18 (51.43%) C++
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) RACF
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
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