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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 105 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 52 118 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.02% 3.51% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.95% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 99 80
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £32,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £59,100
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,875 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
2316 2989 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.01% 88.80% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 2465 2607
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 58 (40.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (32.64%) Firewall
3 43 (29.86%) PCI DSS
4 40 (27.78%) Degree
5 39 (27.08%) Management Information System
5 39 (27.08%) Windows
6 36 (25.00%) CISSP
7 26 (18.06%) CISM
8 25 (17.36%) Linux
8 25 (17.36%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (17.36%) Network Security
9 24 (16.67%) ITIL
10 22 (15.28%) Unix
10 22 (15.28%) Finance
10 22 (15.28%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (14.58%) SSCP
12 20 (13.89%) CISA
12 20 (13.89%) C
12 20 (13.89%) Perl
12 20 (13.89%) CREST Certified
13 19 (13.19%) CompTIA Security+
13 19 (13.19%) PHP
13 19 (13.19%) Java
13 19 (13.19%) C++
13 19 (13.19%) Security+ Certification
14 18 (12.50%) CISMP
14 18 (12.50%) CEH
15 17 (11.81%) Security Management
15 17 (11.81%) Risk Management
15 17 (11.81%) Python

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
3 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.47%) Office 365
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.64%) Firewall
2 25 (17.36%) Network Security
3 16 (11.11%) Wireless
4 11 (7.64%) Internet
4 11 (7.64%) Wireless Security
5 6 (4.17%) SAN
6 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.78%) DNS
7 4 (2.78%) HTTP
8 3 (2.08%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.39%) DHCP
9 2 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.69%) Intranet
10 1 (0.69%) LAN
10 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.69%) VPN
10 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (15.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Publishing
3 7 (4.86%) Legal
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.17%) Games
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (36.81%) Analyst
2 37 (25.69%) Security Analyst
3 18 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 18 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 18 (12.50%) Tester
4 17 (11.81%) IT Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) IT Security Analyst
5 16 (11.11%) Consultant
6 15 (10.42%) Security Consultant
7 14 (9.72%) Information Analyst
7 14 (9.72%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (7.64%) Architect
8 11 (7.64%) Information Security Consultant
9 10 (6.94%) Information Manager
9 10 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.86%) Security Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.86%) Security Tester
11 6 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) Ajax
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) jQuery
3 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.08%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.11%) CESG
3 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.86%) Clustering
6 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) BBC
8 3 (2.08%) iPad
8 3 (2.08%) iPhone
8 3 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.39%) Celerra
9 2 (1.39%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.39%) Online Games
9 2 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 25 (17.36%) Linux
3 22 (15.28%) Unix
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.08%) Kali Linux
8 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.36%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (16.67%) ITIL
3 22 (15.28%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (11.81%) Risk Management
4 17 (11.81%) Security Management
4 17 (11.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (9.72%) Information Security Management
5 14 (9.72%) ISMS
6 13 (9.03%) Data Security
6 13 (9.03%) Security Architecture
6 13 (9.03%) SIEM
7 12 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (7.64%) High Availability
8 11 (7.64%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.64%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.56%) ERP
10 8 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (5.56%) Security Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) C
1 20 (13.89%) Perl
2 19 (13.19%) C++
2 19 (13.19%) Java
2 19 (13.19%) PHP
3 17 (11.81%) Python
4 16 (11.11%) Ruby
5 11 (7.64%) C#
6 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.78%) Degree
2 36 (25.00%) CISSP
3 26 (18.06%) CISM
4 21 (14.58%) SSCP
5 20 (13.89%) CISA
5 20 (13.89%) CREST Certified
6 19 (13.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 19 (13.19%) Security+ Certification
7 18 (12.50%) CEH
7 18 (12.50%) CISMP
8 14 (9.72%) GIAC
9 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
10 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (5.56%) OSCP
13 7 (4.86%) CHECK Team Leader
13 7 (4.86%) CHECK Team Member
13 7 (4.86%) Tigerscheme
14 6 (4.17%) CCNA
15 4 (2.78%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (40.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (29.86%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.25%) SLA
4 6 (4.17%) QA
5 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.08%) vSphere
5 2 (1.39%) XenApp
5 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) Nessus
2 4 (2.78%) Nmap
2 4 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (10.42%) Cisco
2 13 (9.03%) VMware
3 12 (8.33%) Citrix
4 9 (6.25%) F5
4 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.56%) Splunk
6 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.17%) HP
7 6 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.47%) Juniper
9 4 (2.78%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.78%) CommVault
9 4 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.78%) IBM
9 4 (2.78%) LogLogic
9 4 (2.78%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.78%) NetApp
9 4 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.39%) Dell
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