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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 61 66 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.94% 2.20% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.76% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 13
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +31.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,133 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
535 579 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.59% 79.64% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 452 496 748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +17 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 30 (88.24%) PCI DSS
2 27 (79.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (73.53%) Data Protection
4 22 (64.71%) CESG
4 22 (64.71%) Risk Management
4 22 (64.71%) CISM
5 21 (61.76%) CISSP
6 19 (55.88%) CISA
7 12 (35.29%) Manufacturing
7 12 (35.29%) Degree
7 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 9 (26.47%) Life Science
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Legal
9 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (5.88%) Compliance Audit
10 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.88%) Retail
10 2 (5.88%) PCI QSA
10 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
10 2 (5.88%) Security Management
11 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
11 1 (2.94%) ITIL
11 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.94%) SIEM
11 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
11 1 (2.94%) Line Management
11 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (2.94%) SDLC
11 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 12 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Analyst
1 24 (70.59%) Information Analyst
1 24 (70.59%) Information Security Analyst
1 24 (70.59%) Security Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Information Officer
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.88%) Auditor
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Auditor
6 2 (5.88%) Security Auditor
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Operational Security Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (2.94%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) CESG
2 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (26.47%) Life Science
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Data Protection
2 22 (64.71%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.94%) SIEM
5 1 (2.94%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) CISM
2 21 (61.76%) CISSP
3 19 (55.88%) CISA
4 12 (35.29%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (88.24%) PCI DSS
2 27 (79.41%) ISO/IEC 27001