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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 60 41 44
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.68% 3.44% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.87% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 35
Median salary £64,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 621 594 626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.97% 88.79% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 467 491 510
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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 -12 10 £55,000 -15.38%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 8 (40.00%) CISA
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) CESG
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Life Science
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) ISMS
9 2 (10.00%) Laravel
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
9 2 (10.00%) Office 365
9 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (10.00%) People Management
9 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
9 2 (10.00%) SaaS
9 2 (10.00%) Symfony
9 2 (10.00%) Zend
9 2 (10.00%) Zend Framework
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Head of IT
1 5 (25.00%) Head of Security
1 5 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Compliance
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Information
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
1 2 (10.00%) Laravel
1 2 (10.00%) Symfony
1 2 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CESG
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) ISMS
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISA
1 8 (40.00%) CISM
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend