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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.52% 3.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £30,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 285 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.96% 82.61% 81.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 221 87
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,590
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) CISA
2 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Symantec
3 5 (31.25%) McAfee
3 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (31.25%) ScanSafe
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (25.00%) Clearswift
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Office 365

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Junior
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
1 10 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (62.50%) Business Analysis
1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 10 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
1 5 (31.25%) Symantec
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) ScanSafe
2 4 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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