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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 32 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.67% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%
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
130 114 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 86.67% 79.17% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124 93 116
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,725 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) DMZ
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) BPMN
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.00%) DMZ
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
1 4 (50.00%) BPMN
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint