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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.40% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.24% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 4
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
685 566 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.38% 80.28% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 590 508 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hinckley - 1 - -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (90.48%) PCI DSS
2 35 (83.33%) CISSP
3 32 (76.19%) CISM
4 25 (59.52%) Risk Management
5 23 (54.76%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (50.00%) Firewall
6 21 (50.00%) Wireless
7 17 (40.48%) Legal
8 14 (33.33%) Security Architecture
9 9 (21.43%) Data Protection
10 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.67%) CISA
11 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (16.67%) Retail
12 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
12 6 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
13 5 (11.90%) Degree
13 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
14 4 (9.52%) VoIP
14 4 (9.52%) VPN
14 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
14 4 (9.52%) CEH
14 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (9.52%) CISMP
14 4 (9.52%) Open Source
14 4 (9.52%) GPEN
14 4 (9.52%) OSCP
15 3 (7.14%) OSCE
15 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (50.00%) Firewall
1 21 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
General
1 17 (40.48%) Legal
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
1 17 (40.48%) Security Architect
2 16 (38.10%) IT Architect
2 16 (38.10%) IT Security Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Information Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.76%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.38%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Risk Management
2 14 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 9 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 6 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) PHP
1 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) CISSP
2 32 (76.19%) CISM
3 7 (16.67%) CISA
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) GPEN
5 4 (9.52%) OSCP
5 4 (9.52%) CEH
5 4 (9.52%) CISMP
6 3 (7.14%) OSCE
6 3 (7.14%) GCIH
6 3 (7.14%) GWAPT
7 1 (2.38%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) GIAC
7 1 (2.38%) HNC
7 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (90.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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