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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.56% 1.37% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.73% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.02%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
265 347 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 82.55% 79.22% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 218 293 454
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 17 (85.00%) CISSP
1 17 (85.00%) CISM
1 17 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (75.00%) CISA
3 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (70.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (60.00%) CESG
5 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (45.00%) Life Science
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) PCI QSA
8 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
9 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
9 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
9 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (5.00%) SIEM
9 1 (5.00%) Line Management
9 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) Retail
9 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) CESG
2 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (45.00%) Life Science
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) CISM
1 17 (85.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) CISA
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001