Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 40 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.11% 1.40% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.53% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 21
Leicestershire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £39,420 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,000 £73,750
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% -3.30%

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 920 851 1,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 94.46% 91.60% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 647 742 1,092
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -9.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -20 16 £47,500 -17.39%
Loughborough - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 32 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 28 (70.00%) PCI DSS
3 24 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 19 (47.50%) Data Security
5 18 (45.00%) CISA
6 16 (40.00%) Security Testing
6 16 (40.00%) Legal
6 16 (40.00%) IT Audit
7 13 (32.50%) Firewall
7 13 (32.50%) CISSP
7 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (27.50%) Wireless
9 9 (22.50%) Retail
9 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
9 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (20.00%) SSCP
10 8 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (17.50%) GDPR
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (12.50%) COBIT
13 5 (12.50%) Security Management
13 5 (12.50%) CISM
14 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Power BI
General
1 16 (40.00%) Legal
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Security Manager
2 21 (52.50%) Compliance Manager
2 21 (52.50%) Information Security Manager
2 21 (52.50%) Security Compliance Manager
3 20 (50.00%) Information Security Compliance Manager
4 17 (42.50%) Information Manager
5 16 (40.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 16 (40.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 16 (40.00%) Risk Manager
6 9 (22.50%) Architect
6 9 (22.50%) Security Architect
7 6 (15.00%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
8 5 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Auditor
10 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 19 (47.50%) Data Security
3 16 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 16 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Security Management
9 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Data Privacy
9 4 (10.00%) DNA
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) CISA
2 13 (32.50%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) SSCP
4 5 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.50%) GDPR
4 5 (12.50%) COBIT