Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 88 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.63% 0.49% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.55% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Leicestershire median annual salary £58,750 £30,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +94.21% -45.00% -
10th Percentile £50,775 £28,125 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,625 £36,838 £71,250
East Midlands median annual salary £58,750 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +23.68% -9.52% -3.23%

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 908 914 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 92.56% 88.82% 88.23%
Number of salaries quoted 819 731 1,053
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,800 £39,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.18% -4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -12 12 £65,000 +114.88% 2
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) SSCP
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Due Diligence
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (37.50%) SIEM
1 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Due Diligence
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) SSCP
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware