The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 34 20 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +49
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 53 80 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.16% 11.53% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 14.34% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 80 15
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cyber Security
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
729 558 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.77% 80.40% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 616 500 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,550 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Leicestershire region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +9 11 £50,000 -
Lutterworth -12 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Hinckley - 2 £57,256 -
Cyber Security
East Midlands

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security.

1 108 (98.18%) Smartcard
1 108 (98.18%) Finance
2 62 (56.36%) .NET
2 62 (56.36%) XML
2 62 (56.36%) Mathematics
2 62 (56.36%) Computer Science
2 62 (56.36%) Software Engineering
3 50 (45.45%) Windows
4 48 (43.64%) Web Development
4 48 (43.64%) SQL
5 46 (41.82%) C++
6 40 (36.36%) C#
7 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 38 (34.55%) DHTML
7 38 (34.55%) HTML
7 38 (34.55%) XSLT
7 38 (34.55%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.64%) ISO 9001
8 26 (23.64%) Java
8 26 (23.64%) Blackberry
8 26 (23.64%) TickIT
8 26 (23.64%) Identity Management
8 26 (23.64%) Degree
8 26 (23.64%) PKI
8 26 (23.64%) Mobile App
8 26 (23.64%) Android
8 26 (23.64%) Apple iOS
9 24 (21.82%) BlackBerry OS
9 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (21.82%) Windows Vista

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) LDAP
2 2 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.55%) SQL Server
General
1 108 (98.18%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Web Developer
2 24 (21.82%) C++ Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Test Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) C++ Software Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Software Developer
3 20 (18.18%) Development Manager
4 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.73%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (1.82%) Applications Developer
5 2 (1.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (56.36%) .NET
1 62 (56.36%) XML
2 38 (34.55%) XSLT
2 38 (34.55%) DHTML
2 38 (34.55%) HTML
3 16 (14.55%) WPF
4 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (98.18%) Smartcard
2 62 (56.36%) Mathematics
2 62 (56.36%) Computer Science
3 26 (23.64%) Mobile App
3 26 (23.64%) Blackberry
3 26 (23.64%) PKI
4 24 (21.82%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Apple iOS
2 26 (23.64%) Android
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (21.82%) BlackBerry OS
3 24 (21.82%) Windows XP
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.36%) Software Engineering
2 48 (43.64%) Web Development
3 26 (23.64%) Identity Management
4 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.82%) Automated Testing
5 20 (18.18%) QMS
5 20 (18.18%) Product Management
6 2 (1.82%) SIEM
6 2 (1.82%) Android Development
6 2 (1.82%) iOS Development
6 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) SQL
2 46 (41.82%) C++
3 40 (36.36%) C#
4 38 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 26 (23.64%) Java
6 16 (14.55%) XAML
7 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (23.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) GIAC
2 2 (1.82%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.64%) ISO 9001
1 26 (23.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Snort
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle
2 2 (1.82%) Sourcefire
2 2 (1.82%) ArcSight