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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 175 187 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.085% 0.054% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.063% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £36,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
3210 3199 2266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.60% 86.34% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 2432 1737
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 £31,500 £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%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Assurance
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA