The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.14% 1.82% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.12% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 14
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
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
545 802 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.86% 86.05% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 467 704 479
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 £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 6 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (61.02%) PCI DSS
2 34 (57.63%) CISSP
3 33 (55.93%) CISM
4 24 (40.68%) Firewall
5 23 (38.98%) Wireless
5 23 (38.98%) Security Architecture
6 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (27.12%) Retail
7 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (27.12%) Risk Management
8 12 (20.34%) Finance
8 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.64%) Legal
9 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
9 11 (18.64%) SDLC
10 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
10 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
11 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.56%) Degree
12 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.86%) Open Source
12 7 (11.86%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (11.86%) Cyber Security
12 7 (11.86%) Windows
12 7 (11.86%) VMware
13 6 (10.17%) IIS
13 6 (10.17%) SCCM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) Wireless
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 16 (27.12%) Retail
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 11 (18.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Security Architect
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 16 (27.12%) Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Security Manager
4 12 (20.34%) Information Manager
5 11 (18.64%) Information Architect
5 11 (18.64%) Information Security Manager
5 11 (18.64%) Security Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Information Security Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Information Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) XML
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.39%) GIS
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Security Architecture
2 16 (27.12%) Risk Management
3 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
4 11 (18.64%) SDLC
5 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
5 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
7 7 (11.86%) Open Source
7 7 (11.86%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (11.86%) Cyber Security
8 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
8 5 (8.47%) Security Management
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.08%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) CISSP
2 33 (55.93%) CISM
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (61.02%) PCI DSS
2 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.78%) BS25999
4 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) EMC
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
3 4 (6.78%) Altiris
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
Leicester, Leicestershire
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