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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 44 26 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.21% 3.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
537 690 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.85% 81.56% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 425 581 525
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +31 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (83.56%) PCI DSS
2 50 (68.49%) CISSP
3 49 (67.12%) CISM
4 39 (53.42%) Security Architecture
5 34 (46.58%) Risk Management
6 31 (42.47%) Wireless
6 31 (42.47%) Firewall
6 31 (42.47%) Legal
7 30 (41.10%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (38.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (24.66%) Data Protection
10 17 (23.29%) Information Assurance
11 16 (21.92%) Retail
12 12 (16.44%) Degree
12 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (12.33%) Business Continuity
13 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
14 8 (10.96%) Network Architecture
14 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (10.96%) CISA
15 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
15 7 (9.59%) Finance
16 6 (8.22%) Banking
16 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
16 6 (8.22%) BS25999
17 5 (6.85%) ISMS
18 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (5.48%) Software Asset Management
18 4 (5.48%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (4.11%) IIS
1 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (42.47%) Wireless
1 31 (42.47%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 31 (42.47%) Legal
2 16 (21.92%) Retail
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Architect
2 38 (52.05%) Security Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Security Manager
4 13 (17.81%) Information Manager
5 12 (16.44%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (13.70%) IT Security Architect
6 10 (13.70%) IT Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Information Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Information Security Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Information Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Information Assurance Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Information Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Security Officer
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security Specialist
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security Officer
11 3 (4.11%) Systems Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Security Architecture
2 34 (46.58%) Risk Management
3 18 (24.66%) Data Protection
4 17 (23.29%) Information Assurance
5 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.33%) Business Continuity
7 8 (10.96%) Network Architecture
7 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.85%) ISMS
10 4 (5.48%) Software Asset Management
10 4 (5.48%) Security Management
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security Management
10 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.11%) Data Security
11 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (68.49%) CISSP
2 49 (67.12%) CISM
3 12 (16.44%) Degree
4 8 (10.96%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (83.56%) PCI DSS
2 28 (38.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.48%) VMware
2 3 (4.11%) Altiris
2 3 (4.11%) EMC
2 3 (4.11%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago