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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 104 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 78 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.98% 2.08% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.43% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,200 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.51%
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
3111 3215 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.85% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 2574 1840
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (45.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (38.38%) CISSP
3 51 (27.57%) Management Information System
4 48 (25.95%) Data Protection
5 47 (25.41%) PCI DSS
6 46 (24.86%) CISM
7 44 (23.78%) Risk Management
8 43 (23.24%) Security Testing
9 36 (19.46%) Windows
10 35 (18.92%) Firewall
11 34 (18.38%) GIAC
12 32 (17.30%) CEH
13 29 (15.68%) UNIX
14 28 (15.14%) SIEM
15 27 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (13.51%) ITIL
17 23 (12.43%) Service Delivery
18 22 (11.89%) Finance
19 21 (11.35%) Oracle
19 21 (11.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
20 20 (10.81%) Security Management
21 16 (8.65%) Legal
22 15 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
23 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
23 14 (7.57%) Network Security
23 14 (7.57%) Wireless
23 14 (7.57%) Information Security Management
23 14 (7.57%) SLA
24 13 (7.03%) Change Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (4.32%) MS Exchange
1 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.92%) Firewall
2 14 (7.57%) Wireless
2 14 (7.57%) Network Security
3 8 (4.32%) LAN
3 8 (4.32%) WAN
3 8 (4.32%) SAN
4 7 (3.78%) SSL
5 5 (2.70%) Internet
6 3 (1.62%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.08%) DNS
7 2 (1.08%) Intranet
8 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.54%) SSH
8 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 22 (11.89%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Legal
3 12 (6.49%) Retail
4 10 (5.41%) Banking
5 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.70%) Law
6 5 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.70%) Games
7 3 (1.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (26.49%) Analyst
2 48 (25.95%) Security Analyst
3 40 (21.62%) Security Manager
4 35 (18.92%) Information Security Manager
4 35 (18.92%) Information Manager
5 34 (18.38%) Consultant
6 25 (13.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 25 (13.51%) Information Analyst
7 24 (12.97%) Security Consultant
8 19 (10.27%) Security Officer
9 18 (9.73%) Information Security Officer
10 17 (9.19%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (5.95%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) IT Manager
12 8 (4.32%) IT Security Officer
12 8 (4.32%) Account Manager
13 7 (3.78%) Administrator
13 7 (3.78%) UNIX Administrator
13 7 (3.78%) Head of IT
14 6 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.08%) J2EE
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) JSP
3 1 (0.54%) Servlets
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.54%) Ajax
3 1 (0.54%) JSTL
3 1 (0.54%) jQuery
3 1 (0.54%) CSS3
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.57%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.78%) NHS
5 4 (2.16%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.08%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) RMADS
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Windows
2 29 (15.68%) UNIX
3 12 (6.49%) Solaris
4 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.78%) Linux
6 3 (1.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.95%) Data Protection
2 44 (23.78%) Risk Management
3 43 (23.24%) Security Testing
4 28 (15.14%) SIEM
5 27 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (13.51%) ITIL
7 23 (12.43%) Service Delivery
8 21 (11.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 20 (10.81%) Security Management
10 14 (7.57%) Information Security Management
11 13 (7.03%) Change Management
11 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (5.95%) ISMS
14 10 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.41%) Coaching
14 10 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
15 9 (4.86%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.32%) C
2 3 (1.62%) Java
2 3 (1.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) Python
3 1 (0.54%) Ruby
3 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (38.38%) CISSP
2 46 (24.86%) CISM
3 34 (18.38%) GIAC
4 32 (17.30%) CEH
5 8 (4.32%) CHFI
5 8 (4.32%) PCI QSA
6 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.78%) CISA
6 7 (3.78%) CRISC
7 5 (2.70%) Degree
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.08%) CCNA
8 2 (1.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) SSCP
9 1 (0.54%) CISMP
9 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (45.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (25.41%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.57%) SLA
4 12 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (4.32%) QA
6 6 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) XenApp
1 8 (4.32%) XenServer
2 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Nessus
1 1 (0.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (11.35%) Oracle
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.95%) Cisco
4 10 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 9 (4.86%) Citrix
6 8 (4.32%) HP
7 5 (2.70%) F5
8 4 (2.16%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.16%) Juniper
9 3 (1.62%) Splunk
9 3 (1.62%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.08%) Symantec
10 2 (1.08%) VMware
11 1 (0.54%) McAfee
11 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.54%) SAP
11 1 (0.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.54%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.54%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.54%) Qualys
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