The first table below looks at the demand for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.70% 1.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 1.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 527 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.91% 77.27% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 679 463 550
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 £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Information 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 Information Security within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +8 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hinckley - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 29 (82.86%) PCI DSS
2 28 (80.00%) CISSP
3 25 (71.43%) CISM
4 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
5 14 (40.00%) Firewall
5 14 (40.00%) Wireless
6 10 (28.57%) Legal
7 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.00%) Retail
8 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
9 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.43%) CISMP
10 4 (11.43%) CEH
10 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) CISA
10 4 (11.43%) VoIP
10 4 (11.43%) VPN
10 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Open Source
10 4 (11.43%) GPEN
10 4 (11.43%) OSCP
11 3 (8.57%) OSCE
11 3 (8.57%) GWAPT
11 3 (8.57%) GCIH
11 3 (8.57%) Project Management
11 3 (8.57%) Java
11 3 (8.57%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (40.00%) Firewall
1 14 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (28.57%) Legal
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
1 10 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 9 (25.71%) IT Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Security Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) IT Security Architect
3 7 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Audit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
2 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.57%) Information Management
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) ISMS
7 1 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) GPEN
3 4 (11.43%) OSCP
3 4 (11.43%) CISA
3 4 (11.43%) CEH
3 4 (11.43%) CISMP
4 3 (8.57%) OSCE
4 3 (8.57%) GCIH
4 3 (8.57%) GWAPT
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) CRISC
6 1 (2.86%) HNC
6 1 (2.86%) HND
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (82.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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