The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 25 33
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 6.71% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.53% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 146 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.85% 89.02% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 113 78 252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) Legal
3 11 (64.71%) CCNA
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) IT Audit
4 10 (58.82%) SSCP
5 9 (52.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (52.94%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) CISM
7 6 (35.29%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) MCP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
9 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
9 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
General
1 14 (82.35%) Legal
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) IT Manager
1 14 (82.35%) IT Risk Manager
1 14 (82.35%) IT Security Manager
1 14 (82.35%) Risk Manager
1 14 (82.35%) Security Manager
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Information Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Audit Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) IT Audit
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) CCNA
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) SSCP
4 7 (41.18%) CISM
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (35.29%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (23.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco