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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 58 89 115
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 108 102 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.96% 2.91% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.15% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 82 91 67
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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
2464 3242 3322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.42% 92.34% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2084 2567 2554
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
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 August 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 118 (46.64%) PCI DSS
2 113 (44.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (29.25%) CISSP
3 74 (29.25%) Risk Management
4 62 (24.51%) Management Information System
5 59 (23.32%) Windows
5 59 (23.32%) Data Protection
6 56 (22.13%) CISM
7 54 (21.34%) Degree
8 53 (20.95%) CISA
9 51 (20.16%) Finance
10 47 (18.58%) Java
11 41 (16.21%) Unix
11 41 (16.21%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (15.81%) Penetration Testing
13 36 (14.23%) CESG
14 34 (13.44%) PHP
14 34 (13.44%) C
15 33 (13.04%) C++
15 33 (13.04%) Oracle
15 33 (13.04%) CREST Certified
16 32 (12.65%) Python
16 32 (12.65%) Ruby
17 31 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (12.25%) Security Cleared
18 30 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
18 30 (11.86%) Perl
19 29 (11.46%) SQL
19 29 (11.46%) ITIL
19 29 (11.46%) Wireless

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 5 (1.98%) CMS
2 3 (1.19%) IIS
3 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) MS Office
2 8 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
3 2 (0.79%) PaaS
3 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.46%) Wireless
1 29 (11.46%) Wireless Security
2 21 (8.30%) Firewall
3 11 (4.35%) Network Security
4 6 (2.37%) Internet
5 4 (1.58%) SNMP
5 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.79%) Intranet
7 2 (0.79%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) Extranet
8 1 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.93%) MySQL
3 12 (4.74%) DB2
4 10 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.95%) QlikView
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.79%) Big Data
5 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) OLAP
6 1 (0.40%) OLTP
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 2 (0.79%) Subversion
3 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Spock
General
1 51 (20.16%) Finance
2 27 (10.67%) Publishing
3 12 (4.74%) Retail
4 10 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.16%) Back Office
6 6 (2.37%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (22.53%) Analyst
2 51 (20.16%) Security Manager
3 39 (15.42%) Security Analyst
4 28 (11.07%) Information Security Manager
5 27 (10.67%) IT Manager
5 27 (10.67%) Security Officer
6 25 (9.88%) IT Security Manager
6 25 (9.88%) Penetration Tester
6 25 (9.88%) Tester
7 23 (9.09%) Information Manager
8 19 (7.51%) Information Security Officer
9 18 (7.11%) Information Officer
10 17 (6.72%) CISSP Analyst
11 15 (5.93%) Consultant
11 15 (5.93%) IT Analyst
12 14 (5.53%) Information Analyst
12 14 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 14 (5.53%) Security Consultant
13 13 (5.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 13 (5.14%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.74%) .NET
2 10 (3.95%) J2EE
3 4 (1.58%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.79%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.79%) Middleware
4 2 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) CSS3
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.40%) WF
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.51%) Management Information System
2 36 (14.23%) CESG
3 31 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (11.46%) Mobile App
6 13 (5.14%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.98%) iPad
10 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.19%) NHS
12 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.40%) AS400
13 1 (0.40%) Blog
13 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.32%) Windows
2 41 (16.21%) Unix
3 12 (4.74%) Linux
4 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.79%) AIX
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.25%) Risk Management
2 59 (23.32%) Data Protection
3 41 (16.21%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (15.81%) Penetration Testing
5 29 (11.46%) ITIL
6 27 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (10.28%) Security Management
8 22 (8.70%) IT Audit
9 21 (8.30%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.11%) Change Management
10 18 (7.11%) Information Security Management
10 18 (7.11%) Social Engineering
11 15 (5.93%) ISMS
11 15 (5.93%) Security Testing
12 14 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.53%) Data Governance
12 14 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.53%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.58%) Java
2 34 (13.44%) C
2 34 (13.44%) PHP
3 33 (13.04%) C++
4 32 (12.65%) Python
4 32 (12.65%) Ruby
5 30 (11.86%) Perl
6 29 (11.46%) SQL
7 11 (4.35%) C#
8 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (29.25%) CISSP
2 56 (22.13%) CISM
3 54 (21.34%) Degree
4 53 (20.95%) CISA
5 33 (13.04%) CREST Certified
6 31 (12.25%) Security Cleared
7 28 (11.07%) SC Cleared
8 19 (7.51%) CEH
9 16 (6.32%) GIAC
10 10 (3.95%) CISMP
11 9 (3.56%) CHECK Team Member
12 8 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (3.16%) CRISC
12 8 (3.16%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (2.77%) Tigerscheme
14 6 (2.37%) CHECK Team Leader
14 6 (2.37%) SANS
15 5 (1.98%) CSSLP
15 5 (1.98%) SSCP
16 4 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (46.64%) PCI DSS
2 113 (44.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (10.67%) COBIT
4 10 (3.95%) Data Quality
5 8 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.77%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.77%) SLA
7 6 (2.37%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.19%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (1.19%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.40%) QA
9 1 (0.40%) Val IT
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) vSphere
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) Snort
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.58%) Salt
2 3 (1.19%) Ansible
2 3 (1.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Cacti
4 1 (0.40%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.40%) Grafana
4 1 (0.40%) Graphite
4 1 (0.40%) Munin
4 1 (0.40%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.40%) Opsview
4 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (13.04%) Oracle
2 17 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.95%) VMware
4 6 (2.37%) Citrix
5 5 (1.98%) Xerox
6 4 (1.58%) F5
6 4 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco
7 3 (1.19%) Symantec
8 2 (0.79%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.79%) Splunk
9 1 (0.40%) Avaya
9 1 (0.40%) Brocade
9 1 (0.40%) Dell
9 1 (0.40%) Juniper
9 1 (0.40%) NetApp
9 1 (0.40%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
The SmartList
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 days ago