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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.57% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.08% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 5
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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
724 555 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.68% 80.43% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 615 497 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 16 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hinckley - 1 - -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (89.74%) PCI DSS
2 33 (84.62%) CISSP
3 30 (76.92%) CISM
4 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
5 18 (46.15%) Firewall
5 18 (46.15%) Wireless
6 14 (35.90%) Legal
7 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
8 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
8 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.95%) Retail
10 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
10 6 (15.38%) CISA
11 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.26%) Degree
12 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Open Source
12 4 (10.26%) CEH
12 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (10.26%) CISMP
12 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
12 4 (10.26%) VoIP
12 4 (10.26%) VPN
12 4 (10.26%) GPEN
12 4 (10.26%) OSCP
13 3 (7.69%) OSCE
13 3 (7.69%) GWAPT
13 3 (7.69%) Project Management
13 3 (7.69%) GCIH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (46.15%) Firewall
1 18 (46.15%) Wireless
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
General
1 14 (35.90%) Legal
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Architect
1 14 (35.90%) Architect
2 13 (33.33%) IT Security Architect
2 13 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
2 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
3 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Information Management
6 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.56%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) CISSP
2 30 (76.92%) CISM
3 6 (15.38%) CISA
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) CEH
4 4 (10.26%) CISMP
4 4 (10.26%) GPEN
4 4 (10.26%) OSCP
5 3 (7.69%) OSCE
5 3 (7.69%) GWAPT
5 3 (7.69%) GCIH
6 1 (2.56%) CRISC
6 1 (2.56%) HNC
6 1 (2.56%) HND
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (89.74%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) BS25999
3 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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