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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 70 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 8 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.13% 6.11% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 7.08% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 57 64
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
548 805 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.73% 86.28% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 470 708 472
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
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 2 June 2015. 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 +6 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Cyber Security
East Midlands

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Smartcard
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (44.00%) Web Development
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Information Security
6 8 (32.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 7 (28.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) C++
8 6 (24.00%) DHTML
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) XSLT
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) LDAP
8 6 (24.00%) PKI
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (24.00%) BlackBerry OS
8 6 (24.00%) Android
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) DHTML
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Smartcard
2 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (24.00%) PKI
3 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (20.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (24.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 6 (24.00%) Android
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Web Development
3 8 (32.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) TickIT
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle