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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 68 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.90% 2.88% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 3.30% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 5
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
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
600 758 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.50% 87.23% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 471 647 503
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 6 £47,000 -14.54% 2
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Facilities Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Reverse Engineering
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
1 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 24 days ago