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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 49 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.47% 1.40% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.67% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £36,000 £65,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.61% +154.90%
UK excluding London average salary £50,525 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
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
365 299 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 89.46% 83.52% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 334 219 191
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Bradford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) CISSP
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) SSCP
2 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (23.08%) SANS
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) DNS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Information Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) SSCP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (30.77%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (23.08%) SANS
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk