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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.43% 3.74% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 4.21% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 4
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
387 404 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 92.14% 88.79% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 306 343 288
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Facilities Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
1 6 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
Leicester
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