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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.41% 1.76% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.10% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 13
Average salary £55,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -22.00%
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
324 476 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 76.06% 83.95% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 269 405 266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,610 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (65.52%) CISSP
1 19 (65.52%) CISM
2 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
3 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
4 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (41.38%) Security Architecture
5 12 (41.38%) Legal
6 11 (37.93%) Wireless
6 11 (37.93%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (27.59%) Information Assurance
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
12 4 (13.79%) BS25999
12 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
13 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
13 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
13 3 (10.34%) Open Source
14 2 (6.90%) User Experience
14 2 (6.90%) Back Office
14 2 (6.90%) SEO
14 2 (6.90%) CRM
14 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
14 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
15 1 (3.45%) Citrix

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Wireless
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (41.38%) Legal
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Security Architect
1 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Information Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Information Security Architect
3 10 (34.48%) Information Manager
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (31.03%) Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Governance Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Director
7 1 (3.45%) Information Governance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Information Governance Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Information Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
2 12 (41.38%) Security Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) Information Assurance
4 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
8 2 (6.90%) SEO
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Information Security Management
9 1 (3.45%) Security Management
9 1 (3.45%) Information Management
9 1 (3.45%) ISMS
9 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISSP
1 19 (65.52%) CISM
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
2 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.79%) BS25999
4 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Citrix
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago