Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 104 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.96% 0.68% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.76% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 26
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.04% +50.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £39,625 £57,250 £39,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +3.77% +9.28%

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 833 1315 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.62% 88.91% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 1147 980
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +27 5 £57,500 -8.00%
Hinckley +5 4 £42,500 -41.38%
Information Security
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Law
1 4 (44.44%) GIAC
1 4 (44.44%) GCIH
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
1 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
1 4 (44.44%) OSCP
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SANS
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
1 4 (44.44%) Forensic Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 3 (33.33%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Compliance Officer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Compliance Officer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Officer
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Forensic Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
1 4 (44.44%) Malware Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
1 4 (44.44%) GCIH
1 4 (44.44%) GIAC
1 4 (44.44%) OSCP
1 4 (44.44%) SANS
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Suricata
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) FireEye
1 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
1 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
1 2 (22.22%) Sophos
1 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
1 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint