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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.24% 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 4.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
285 456 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 76.41% 81.43% 82.42%
Number of salaries quoted 248 377 254
Average salary £41,132 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicester

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (86.36%) PCI DSS
2 32 (72.73%) CISSP
2 32 (72.73%) CISM
3 30 (68.18%) Risk Management
3 30 (68.18%) Security Architecture
4 28 (63.64%) Legal
4 28 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (50.00%) Firewall
5 22 (50.00%) Wireless
6 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
8 8 (18.18%) Degree
9 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
9 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) Banking
10 6 (13.64%) Retail
10 6 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
11 4 (9.09%) BS25999
12 3 (6.82%) CISA
13 2 (4.55%) ISMS
14 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
14 1 (2.27%) Security Management
14 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
14 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
14 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
14 1 (2.27%) Software Asset Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (50.00%) Firewall
1 22 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 28 (63.64%) Legal
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Architect
1 30 (68.18%) Security Architect
2 13 (29.55%) IT Architect
2 13 (29.55%) IT Security Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Information Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Information Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Risk Management
1 30 (68.18%) Security Architecture
2 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
3 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) ISMS
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.27%) Security Management
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) CISSP
1 32 (72.73%) CISM
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (86.36%) PCI DSS
2 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.09%) BS25999
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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