Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 79 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.85% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Leicestershire median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -37.04% +22.73%
10th Percentile £35,850 £26,875 £50,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £43,750 £71,750
East Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +4.76%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 856 787 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 93.04% 90.25% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 746 702 1,114
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,875 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,950 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Information Security in Leicestershire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security 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 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 14 £47,500 +71.95% 2
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Wireless
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (47.06%) SSCP
4 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (47.06%) Strategic Thinking
4 8 (47.06%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (23.53%) SIEM
7 4 (23.53%) Due Diligence
7 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) CISM
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.88%) GitHub
9 1 (5.88%) User Experience
9 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
1 9 (52.94%) Security Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
1 8 (47.06%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (47.06%) Strategic Thinking
2 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Due Diligence
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Business Development
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) SSCP
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) SAP