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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 189 147 157
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.091% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
3180 2196 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.35% 84.23% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 1669 1837
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS