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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.53% 5.97% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 7.57% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 25
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
339 304 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 85.82% 78.96% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 298 250 375
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) CISSP
1 10 (76.92%) CISM
1 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) CISA
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) CESG
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Life Science
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Retail

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISM
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CISA
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) VMware