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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.78% 1.17% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.35% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 15
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,876 £39,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
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
561 814 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.92% 86.50% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 465 681 473
Average salary £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 8 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (78.13%) PCI DSS
2 42 (65.63%) CISSP
3 41 (64.06%) CISM
4 33 (51.56%) Security Architecture
5 31 (48.44%) Firewall
6 30 (46.88%) Wireless
7 23 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (34.38%) Retail
9 21 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (31.25%) Risk Management
11 18 (28.13%) Legal
12 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
13 14 (21.88%) Information Assurance
13 14 (21.88%) Data Protection
14 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
14 11 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (14.06%) Degree
15 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
16 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.94%) Windows
17 7 (10.94%) VMware
17 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 6 (9.38%) SCCM
18 6 (9.38%) Finance
18 6 (9.38%) IIS
18 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
19 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
19 5 (7.81%) Security Management
19 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
19 5 (7.81%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.38%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (48.44%) Firewall
2 30 (46.88%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 22 (34.38%) Retail
2 18 (28.13%) Legal
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Architect
2 32 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 14 (21.88%) Security Manager
4 13 (20.31%) Security Engineer
4 13 (20.31%) Information Manager
5 12 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (17.19%) Information Architect
6 11 (17.19%) Information Security Architect
7 9 (14.06%) Analyst
8 8 (12.50%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Systems Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) IT Architect
11 2 (3.13%) Security Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Chief Technology Officer
11 2 (3.13%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Security Architecture
2 20 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.88%) Data Protection
4 14 (21.88%) Information Assurance
5 11 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.81%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) ISMS
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
7 5 (7.81%) Security Management
7 5 (7.81%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.69%) Data Security
9 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) CRM
10 2 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (65.63%) CISSP
2 41 (64.06%) CISM
3 9 (14.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (78.13%) PCI DSS
2 23 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.81%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) RACF
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) VMware
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) EMC
3 4 (6.25%) Altiris
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
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Computer Futures
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