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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.30% 4.82% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 5.32% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 16
Median salary £57,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 339 282 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 86.48% 90.68% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 293 225 294
Median salary £37,500 £43,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.45% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,428
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) CISA
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) CISM
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) CESG
5 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
6 4 (30.77%) Life Science
6 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Symfony
7 2 (15.38%) Zend
7 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) ISMS
7 2 (15.38%) LAMP
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
7 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Head of IT
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Projects
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Laravel
1 2 (15.38%) Symfony
1 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ISMS
3 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
3 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISA
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Zend
Leicester, Leicestershire
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