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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 37 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 2.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
185 231 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 86.85% 81.63% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 136 195 85
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 (73.33%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) CISA
2 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) ScanSafe
4 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Banking
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Junior
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 10 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) ScanSafe
2 3 (20.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft