Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +27 -16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.87% 0.35% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.40% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Leicester median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £45,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -37.04% +50.00% -18.18%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 517 749 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 90.07% 88.01% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 471 690 623
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,725 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Leicester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Leicester.

Salary trend for Information Security in Leicester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Leicester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) GCIH
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Law
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) OSCP
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 4 (80.00%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Suricata
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (80.00%) Malware Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) GCIH
1 4 (80.00%) GIAC
1 4 (80.00%) OSCP
1 4 (80.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) FireEye
1 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
1 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (40.00%) TippingPoint