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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 82 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 103 79 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.94% 2.14% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.48% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 94 61 16
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
3175 3183 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.66% 86.31% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2419 1739
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 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 28 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 59 (37.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (33.33%) CISSP
3 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
4 32 (20.13%) PCI DSS
5 26 (16.35%) Management Information System
5 26 (16.35%) CISM
6 25 (15.72%) Firewall
6 25 (15.72%) Finance
7 24 (15.09%) GIAC
7 24 (15.09%) UNIX
8 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (13.21%) Security Testing
10 20 (12.58%) Windows
10 20 (12.58%) ITIL
11 17 (10.69%) CISA
11 17 (10.69%) CEH
12 16 (10.06%) Data Protection
13 15 (9.43%) Degree
13 15 (9.43%) Oracle
14 14 (8.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (8.18%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (8.18%) Project Management
15 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
15 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
16 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.55%) Linux
16 12 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (7.55%) Kalman Filter

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) IIS
2 3 (1.89%) Apache
2 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.72%) Firewall
2 8 (5.03%) Internet
2 8 (5.03%) Network Security
3 5 (3.14%) Wireless
3 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.52%) DNS
5 3 (1.89%) SAN
5 3 (1.89%) VPN
5 3 (1.89%) SMTP
5 3 (1.89%) IPsec
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.89%) NAS
6 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.26%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Informix
3 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Subversion
1 3 (1.89%) JIRA
1 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.89%) Hudson
1 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Legal
3 3 (1.89%) Retail
3 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (16.35%) Security Officer
2 23 (14.47%) Analyst
3 22 (13.84%) Security Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Consultant
4 19 (11.95%) Security Manager
5 18 (11.32%) Information Analyst
5 18 (11.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (9.43%) Security Consultant
6 15 (9.43%) Information Security Officer
6 15 (9.43%) Information Security Consultant
7 14 (8.81%) Information Manager
7 14 (8.81%) IT Security Officer
7 14 (8.81%) Project Manager
8 12 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (7.55%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Security Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Administrator
10 7 (4.40%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (4.40%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) HTML
1 3 (1.89%) .NET
1 3 (1.89%) CSS
1 3 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (1.89%) Ajax
1 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
1 3 (1.89%) Application Packaging
1 3 (1.89%) HTML5
1 3 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (1.89%) jQuery
2 2 (1.26%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) Django
3 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.63%) Pylons
3 1 (0.63%) web2py
3 1 (0.63%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.35%) Management Information System
2 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.29%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.89%) IBM XIV
5 3 (1.89%) NHS
5 3 (1.89%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.26%) GIS
6 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) BYOD
7 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) UNIX
2 20 (12.58%) Windows
3 12 (7.55%) Linux
4 7 (4.40%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
2 21 (13.21%) Security Testing
3 20 (12.58%) ITIL
4 16 (10.06%) Data Protection
5 14 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.18%) Project Management
6 13 (8.18%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.92%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.92%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.66%) CRM
10 9 (5.66%) Security Management
10 9 (5.66%) ISMS
10 9 (5.66%) Cyber Security
11 8 (5.03%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.77%) C
1 6 (3.77%) Perl
1 6 (3.77%) Python
2 4 (2.52%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) C++
3 3 (1.89%) Java
3 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.89%) PHP
3 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.89%) Ruby
3 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (33.33%) CISSP
2 26 (16.35%) CISM
3 24 (15.09%) GIAC
4 17 (10.69%) CISA
4 17 (10.69%) CEH
5 15 (9.43%) Degree
6 8 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.03%) CCNP
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.89%) CCNA
8 3 (1.89%) CCDA
8 3 (1.89%) SSCP
8 3 (1.89%) CCIE
8 3 (1.89%) CCSP
8 3 (1.89%) CCDE
8 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (37.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.13%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (5.66%) QA
4 9 (5.66%) SLA
5 7 (4.40%) COBIT
6 3 (1.89%) BS25999
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Nagios
1 3 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.89%) Cacti
1 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (1.89%) Puppet
1 3 (1.89%) Opsview
1 3 (1.89%) Graphite
2 2 (1.26%) Nessus
2 2 (1.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) Oracle
2 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.40%) Cisco
4 5 (3.14%) VMware
5 4 (2.52%) SAP
6 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.89%) NetApp
6 3 (1.89%) Veritas
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.89%) IBM
6 3 (1.89%) EMC
7 2 (1.26%) Citrix
7 2 (1.26%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.63%) Sybase
8 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.63%) Peoplefluent
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £24,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 days ago