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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 181 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.079% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.091% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.81%
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
2875 3311 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.31% 87.22% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 2682 1728
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) GCIH
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory