The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 83 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.23% 1.66% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.97% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 66 14 58
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,100 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.57%
Information Security
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
3141 2238 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.32% 84.26% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 1709 1858
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 Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Security
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Leeds

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 77 (43.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (41.24%) CISSP
3 61 (34.46%) Finance
4 55 (31.07%) Risk Management
5 45 (25.42%) Windows
6 43 (24.29%) Management Information System
7 32 (18.08%) PCI DSS
8 29 (16.38%) Firewall
9 28 (15.82%) Internet
10 26 (14.69%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.69%) Security Management
11 23 (12.99%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (12.99%) Business Continuity
11 23 (12.99%) Oracle
12 22 (12.43%) DNS
13 21 (11.86%) Information Security Management
13 21 (11.86%) CISA
14 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
14 20 (11.30%) ITIL
15 19 (10.73%) CISM
16 17 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
17 16 (9.04%) UNIX
17 16 (9.04%) SQL
17 16 (9.04%) Penetration Testing
18 15 (8.47%) .NET
18 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
19 14 (7.91%) Project Management
19 14 (7.91%) WPF
20 13 (7.34%) iPhone
20 13 (7.34%) iPad

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.39%) IIS
2 5 (2.82%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.38%) Firewall
2 28 (15.82%) Internet
3 22 (12.43%) DNS
4 10 (5.65%) Network Security
5 9 (5.08%) SSL
6 8 (4.52%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (3.95%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.82%) LAN
8 5 (2.82%) WAN
9 4 (2.26%) VPN
9 4 (2.26%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.69%) DHCP
10 3 (1.69%) SSH
10 3 (1.69%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.13%) HTTP
11 2 (1.13%) SNMP
12 1 (0.56%) MPLS
12 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Subversion
General
1 61 (34.46%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (27.12%) Analyst
2 37 (20.90%) Security Analyst
3 35 (19.77%) Consultant
4 32 (18.08%) Security Consultant
4 32 (18.08%) Head of Security
5 26 (14.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) Information Security Consultant
6 13 (7.34%) Head of Information Security
7 11 (6.21%) Development Manager
7 11 (6.21%) IT Security Consultant
7 11 (6.21%) IT Consultant
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.52%) Security Officer
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) Architect
10 5 (2.82%) Tester
10 5 (2.82%) Junior
10 5 (2.82%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.82%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) .NET
1 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
2 14 (7.91%) WPF
3 11 (6.21%) WCF
4 3 (1.69%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) CSS
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.69%) LAMP
4 3 (1.69%) WinForms
5 1 (0.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.29%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.34%) iPhone
2 13 (7.34%) iPad
3 4 (2.26%) PKI
3 4 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) RMADS
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.56%) VSAM
6 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.42%) Windows
2 16 (9.04%) UNIX
3 13 (7.34%) Linux
4 6 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.07%) Risk Management
2 26 (14.69%) Security Management
3 23 (12.99%) Business Continuity
3 23 (12.99%) Risk Analysis
4 21 (11.86%) Information Security Management
5 20 (11.30%) ITIL
6 17 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (9.04%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (7.91%) Project Management
9 12 (6.78%) Business Development
10 11 (6.21%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (5.65%) SIEM
12 9 (5.08%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (4.52%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.52%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (4.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.04%) SQL
2 12 (6.78%) C#
2 12 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.21%) Java
3 11 (6.21%) VB
3 11 (6.21%) VB.NET
3 11 (6.21%) VB6
4 3 (1.69%) Ruby
4 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.69%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (41.24%) CISSP
2 21 (11.86%) CISA
3 19 (10.73%) CISM
4 12 (6.78%) Degree
5 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.65%) CEH
6 8 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.39%) CCNP
7 6 (3.39%) CCNA
7 6 (3.39%) CCSA
7 6 (3.39%) CCSE
8 5 (2.82%) CRISC
8 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
10 2 (1.13%) GIAC
10 2 (1.13%) SSCP
11 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.56%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (43.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (18.08%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.26%) SLA
5 2 (1.13%) COBIT
5 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Nessus
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Opsview
2 3 (1.69%) Nagios
3 2 (1.13%) WSUS
4 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Oracle
2 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.21%) Cisco
4 10 (5.65%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.95%) VMware
6 5 (2.82%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.82%) McAfee
7 4 (2.26%) Symantec
7 4 (2.26%) Juniper
8 3 (1.69%) Google
9 2 (1.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.13%) Imperva
9 2 (1.13%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.13%) Altiris
9 2 (1.13%) Websense
10 1 (0.56%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.56%) IBM
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexabile for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 27 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago