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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 41 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.59% 2.42% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 2.99% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
544 703 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 74.11% 81.18% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 445 599 521
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 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 24 December 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 +35 27 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hinckley - 2 £36,250 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 44 (73.33%) CISSP
3 43 (71.67%) CISM
4 35 (58.33%) Security Architecture
5 33 (55.00%) Risk Management
6 29 (48.33%) Legal
7 28 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (45.00%) Firewall
8 27 (45.00%) Wireless
9 20 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (23.33%) Data Protection
11 13 (21.67%) Information Assurance
12 12 (20.00%) Retail
13 10 (16.67%) Degree
14 7 (11.67%) CISA
14 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity
15 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
15 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
15 6 (10.00%) Finance
15 6 (10.00%) Banking
15 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (10.00%) ISMS
15 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
16 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
17 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
17 4 (6.67%) BS25999
17 4 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
18 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
18 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
1 27 (45.00%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 29 (48.33%) Legal
2 12 (20.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Architect
2 34 (56.67%) Security Architect
3 13 (21.67%) IT Architect
3 13 (21.67%) IT Security Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Information Manager
5 8 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Officer
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 1 (1.67%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Security Architecture
2 33 (55.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (23.33%) Data Protection
4 13 (21.67%) Information Assurance
5 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity
5 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) ISMS
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.00%) Data Security
9 3 (5.00%) Security Management
9 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.67%) Change Management
10 1 (1.67%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (73.33%) CISSP
2 43 (71.67%) CISM
3 10 (16.67%) Degree
4 7 (11.67%) CISA
5 1 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (85.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) EMC
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
2 1 (1.67%) Altiris
2 1 (1.67%) IBM
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 12 days ago