The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 40 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.81% 4.10% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 4.79% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Information Security
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 313 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 85.95% 85.52% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 242 214 224
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bradford region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Bradford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (37.50%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) SSCP
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Security Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Officer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) ISMS
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Security+ Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) SSCP
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) Qualys
2 3 (18.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm