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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 31 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.03% 2.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 2.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.28%
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
340 405 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.54% 84.91% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 291 362 217
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (90.70%) PCI DSS
2 36 (83.72%) CISSP
2 36 (83.72%) CISM
3 29 (67.44%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
5 25 (58.14%) Security Architecture
6 24 (55.81%) Legal
7 23 (53.49%) Wireless
7 23 (53.49%) Firewall
8 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
8 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
10 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (13.95%) CISA
10 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
10 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
11 5 (11.63%) Retail
12 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.30%) BS25999
13 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
13 3 (6.98%) Banking
13 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
13 3 (6.98%) Finance
14 2 (4.65%) GCIH
14 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
14 2 (4.65%) Information Management
14 2 (4.65%) CEH
14 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (53.49%) Firewall
1 23 (53.49%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
General
1 24 (55.81%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
1 26 (60.47%) Security Architect
2 14 (32.56%) IT Architect
2 14 (32.56%) IT Security Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Information Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.65%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
2 25 (58.14%) Security Architecture
3 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
4 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
5 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Information Management
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.65%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) CISM
1 36 (83.72%) CISSP
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) CISA
4 2 (4.65%) GWAPT
4 2 (4.65%) GPEN
4 2 (4.65%) OSCP
4 2 (4.65%) OSCE
4 2 (4.65%) GCIH
4 2 (4.65%) CEH
4 2 (4.65%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (90.70%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.30%) BS25999
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