The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 23 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.35% 1.64% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
802 516 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.84% 76.90% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 688 461 563
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
East Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
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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 -3 14 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hinckley - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (70.27%) PCI DSS
2 25 (67.57%) CISSP
3 22 (59.46%) CISM
4 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 13 (35.14%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) Wireless
7 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (21.62%) Legal
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Retail
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
9 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.22%) PKI
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 6 (16.22%) Android
9 6 (16.22%) BlackBerry OS
9 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
9 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
9 6 (16.22%) LDAP
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) XML
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) C++
9 6 (16.22%) Smartcard
9 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) Wireless
3 6 (16.22%) LDAP
4 5 (13.51%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Legal
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Security Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) IT Architect
3 7 (18.92%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) IT Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Smartcard
2 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
2 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) Web Development
2 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
3 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CISSP
2 22 (59.46%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) GPEN
3 4 (10.81%) OSCP
3 4 (10.81%) CISA
3 4 (10.81%) CEH
3 4 (10.81%) CISMP
4 3 (8.11%) OSCE
4 3 (8.11%) GCIH
4 3 (8.11%) GWAPT
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) CRISC
6 1 (2.70%) HNC
6 1 (2.70%) HND
6 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (70.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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