The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 170 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +6.79%
Computer 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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3188 3197 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.39% 86.17% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2426 1755
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Computer Security Salary Trend in Leeds

Computer Security
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Computer 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 Computer Security.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) CESG
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Nmap
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
2 5 (83.33%) CORE IMPACT
2 5 (83.33%) Acunetix
2 5 (83.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Computer 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Security Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) CESG
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
1 5 (83.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Acunetix