The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 49 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.29% 0.60% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.85% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Information Security
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 118 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 79.35% 71.08% 69.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 99 117
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Information Security
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Harrogate region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Harrogate

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace