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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 32 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.42% 1.97% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 2.30% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
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
580 783 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.11% 85.86% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 469 643 466
Average salary £40,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +20 14 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Loughborough - 2 £57,500 -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (81.33%) PCI DSS
2 50 (66.67%) CISSP
3 48 (64.00%) CISM
4 42 (56.00%) Security Architecture
5 35 (46.67%) Firewall
6 34 (45.33%) Wireless
7 29 (38.67%) Risk Management
8 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (34.67%) Legal
10 25 (33.33%) Retail
10 25 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (21.33%) Data Protection
12 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
12 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
14 11 (14.67%) Degree
15 9 (12.00%) Business Continuity
15 9 (12.00%) Finance
16 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
16 7 (9.33%) Banking
17 6 (8.00%) VMware
17 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
17 6 (8.00%) Windows
17 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
17 6 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
17 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
17 6 (8.00%) BS25999
17 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 5 (6.67%) SCCM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 34 (45.33%) Wireless
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 26 (34.67%) Legal
2 25 (33.33%) Retail
3 9 (12.00%) Finance
4 7 (9.33%) Banking
5 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Architect
2 41 (54.67%) Security Architect
3 15 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 13 (17.33%) Information Security Manager
4 13 (17.33%) Security Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Information Manager
4 13 (17.33%) Information Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Information Security Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (2.67%) IT Security Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Security Officer
9 2 (2.67%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Security Architecture
2 29 (38.67%) Risk Management
3 16 (21.33%) Data Protection
4 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.67%) Security Management
8 5 (6.67%) ISMS
8 5 (6.67%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.00%) Data Security
10 3 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (66.67%) CISSP
2 48 (64.00%) CISM
3 11 (14.67%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (81.33%) PCI DSS
2 25 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) RACF
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) VMware
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) EMC
3 4 (5.33%) Altiris
3 4 (5.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.67%) Citrix
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus (c15%) , pension, shares option +++
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Salary: £29,235 to £38,289
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: From £29,235 to £38,289 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
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