The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 172 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
Information Security Officer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in Leeds

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security Officer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) CISM
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) CISSP
5 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (33.33%) CHFI
5 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (33.33%) ISMS
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ISMS
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) CISM
1 5 (33.33%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS