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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.03% - 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% - 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
177 133 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.24% 72.68% 72.05%
Number of salaries quoted 154 104 140
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) WAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (66.67%) DMZ
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint