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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 46 31 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.93% 6.31% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 7.94% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 26
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
622 567 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.24% 79.52% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 530 446 597
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 £47,500 -13.63%
Hinckley - 3 £45,000 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (87.80%) PCI DSS
2 34 (82.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (73.17%) Data Protection
4 26 (63.41%) CESG
5 25 (60.98%) Risk Management
6 16 (39.02%) CISM
7 15 (36.59%) CISSP
8 12 (29.27%) CISA
9 7 (17.07%) Degree
9 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (9.76%) Legal
11 4 (9.76%) Security Management
11 4 (9.76%) Life Science
12 3 (7.32%) Retail
12 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
12 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
13 2 (4.88%) Wireless
13 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.88%) VMware
13 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
13 2 (4.88%) Windows
13 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
13 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
13 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
13 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
14 1 (2.44%) Problem Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Analyst
1 30 (73.17%) Information Analyst
1 30 (73.17%) Information Security Analyst
1 30 (73.17%) Security Analyst
2 18 (43.90%) Data Protection Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Information Officer
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Facilities Manager
6 1 (2.44%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) CESG
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Life Science
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Data Protection
2 25 (60.98%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.76%) Security Management
4 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CISM
2 15 (36.59%) CISSP
3 12 (29.27%) CISA
4 7 (17.07%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (87.80%) PCI DSS
2 34 (82.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Altiris
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) EMC
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago