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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 40 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.76% 1.57% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 1.85% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
370 325 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.06% 84.86% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 313 292 265
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 27 (90.00%) CISSP
1 27 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 26 (86.67%) CISM
3 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (53.33%) Wireless
4 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 16 (53.33%) Firewall
5 15 (50.00%) Legal
6 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) CISA
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.67%) GCIH
11 2 (6.67%) Information Management
11 2 (6.67%) CEH
11 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (6.67%) CISMP
11 2 (6.67%) Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) VoIP
11 2 (6.67%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Wireless
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 15 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Security Architect
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 13 (43.33%) IT Architect
2 13 (43.33%) IT Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Information Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Auditor
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
2 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) CISSP
2 26 (86.67%) CISM
3 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) GCIH
5 2 (6.67%) CEH
5 2 (6.67%) CISMP
5 2 (6.67%) GWAPT
5 2 (6.67%) GPEN
5 2 (6.67%) OSCP
5 2 (6.67%) OSCE
6 1 (3.33%) HNC
6 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) BS25999
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