The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.089% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
Information Assurance
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
2965 3165 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.35% 90.43% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2531 2145
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Leeds

Information Assurance
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk