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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 170 166 155
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.081% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £25,225
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +24.87%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -1.13%
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
3638 3553 2677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.51% 96.26% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2847 2160
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (95.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) C
4 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (47.62%) CHFI
4 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
4 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
4 10 (47.62%) SIEM
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
5 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
6 4 (19.05%) ISMS
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (4.76%) B2B
9 1 (4.76%) B2C
9 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
2 10 (47.62%) SIEM
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) ISMS
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) B2C
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CHFI
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (95.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001