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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 114 88 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 52 99 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 2.72% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.13% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 86 18
Average salary £44,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,650 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
2783 3166 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.16% 87.05% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2179 2547 1721
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (32.69%) CISSP
3 44 (28.21%) Management Information System
4 41 (26.28%) Risk Management
4 41 (26.28%) Data Protection
5 34 (21.79%) Security Testing
6 29 (18.59%) CISM
6 29 (18.59%) Windows
6 29 (18.59%) PCI DSS
7 27 (17.31%) Firewall
7 27 (17.31%) GIAC
8 25 (16.03%) UNIX
8 25 (16.03%) CEH
9 24 (15.38%) Finance
10 22 (14.10%) Oracle
11 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 20 (12.82%) Service Delivery
13 19 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (11.54%) Security Management
14 18 (11.54%) Legal
14 18 (11.54%) ITIL
15 17 (10.90%) SIEM
16 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.62%) SLA
17 15 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (8.97%) ISMS
19 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
19 13 (8.33%) Network Security
19 13 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 13 (8.33%) Change Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.31%) Firewall
2 13 (8.33%) Network Security
3 11 (7.05%) Wireless
4 8 (5.13%) LAN
4 8 (5.13%) WAN
5 6 (3.85%) SAN
6 5 (3.21%) Internet
7 4 (2.56%) SSL
8 2 (1.28%) Intranet
8 2 (1.28%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.64%) DHCP
9 1 (0.64%) VPN
9 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Legal
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Law
6 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 39 (25.00%) Analyst
2 32 (20.51%) Security Manager
3 30 (19.23%) Information Manager
3 30 (19.23%) Information Security Manager
4 28 (17.95%) Consultant
5 21 (13.46%) Information Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (12.82%) Security Consultant
7 16 (10.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (9.62%) Security Officer
9 14 (8.97%) Information Security Officer
10 9 (5.77%) Head of IT
10 9 (5.77%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Administrator
12 7 (4.49%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (3.85%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 6 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
14 5 (3.21%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.28%) HTML
2 2 (1.28%) CSS
2 2 (1.28%) jQuery
2 2 (1.28%) Ajax
3 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.64%) JSTL
3 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.64%) Django
3 1 (0.64%) Pylons
3 1 (0.64%) HTML5
3 1 (0.64%) CSS3
3 1 (0.64%) Pyramid
3 1 (0.64%) web2py
3 1 (0.64%) JSP
3 1 (0.64%) Servlets
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) J2EE
3 1 (0.64%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.77%) NHS
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.28%) GIS
8 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.64%) RMADS
8 1 (0.64%) BYOD
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.59%) Windows
2 25 (16.03%) UNIX
3 9 (5.77%) Solaris
4 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.21%) Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) Risk Management
1 41 (26.28%) Data Protection
2 34 (21.79%) Security Testing
3 20 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 19 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (11.54%) Security Management
5 18 (11.54%) ITIL
6 17 (10.90%) SIEM
7 14 (8.97%) ISMS
8 13 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (8.33%) Change Management
9 12 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 9 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.77%) Project Management
11 8 (5.13%) CRM
11 8 (5.13%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.49%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.21%) C
2 4 (2.56%) SQL
3 2 (1.28%) Python
3 2 (1.28%) Java
3 2 (1.28%) Ruby
4 1 (0.64%) C++
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) Perl
4 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (32.69%) CISSP
2 29 (18.59%) CISM
3 27 (17.31%) GIAC
4 25 (16.03%) CEH
5 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.21%) CHFI
6 5 (3.21%) Degree
7 2 (1.28%) ISEB
7 2 (1.28%) CCNA
7 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) PCI QSA
7 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) CRISC
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CISA
8 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (40.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (18.59%) PCI DSS
3 15 (9.62%) SLA
4 11 (7.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (5.13%) QA
6 2 (1.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) XenApp
1 6 (3.85%) XenServer
2 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Nessus
1 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.13%) Cisco
3 8 (5.13%) Citrix
4 6 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (2.56%) F5
5 4 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.92%) Splunk
6 3 (1.92%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.92%) Juniper
6 3 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.64%) Symantec
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee
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