The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 106 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 80.53% 82.17% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 86 112
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
West Yorkshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Information Security
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Halifax

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 16 (72.73%) CCNA
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (63.64%) Symantec
4 14 (63.64%) McAfee
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) Legal
6 12 (54.55%) CCSA
6 12 (54.55%) SSCP
7 9 (40.91%) CISSP
8 8 (36.36%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (22.73%) MCP
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (18.18%) UML
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) ISEB
10 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
10 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) DMZ
10 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) Use Case
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
10 4 (18.18%) BPMN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) DMZ
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 13 (59.09%) Legal
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Information Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Advisor
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) UML
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
1 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 4 (18.18%) Use Case
1 4 (18.18%) BPMN
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CCNA
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCSA
2 12 (54.55%) SSCP
3 9 (40.91%) CISSP
4 5 (22.73%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (22.73%) MCP
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 14 (63.64%) Symantec
3 14 (63.64%) McAfee
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft