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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 98 76 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.86% 2.38% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.87% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 50 60
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £36,000 £34,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
3019 2650 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.17% 82.92% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2041 2072
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 £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 95 (55.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (42.44%) CISSP
3 57 (33.14%) PCI DSS
4 47 (27.33%) CISM
4 47 (27.33%) Risk Management
5 45 (26.16%) Management Information System
6 36 (20.93%) CEH
7 35 (20.35%) Firewall
8 32 (18.60%) Windows
9 31 (18.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 30 (17.44%) SIEM
11 29 (16.86%) GIAC
11 29 (16.86%) Service Delivery
12 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (14.53%) Finance
14 24 (13.95%) ITIL
14 24 (13.95%) UNIX
14 24 (13.95%) Cisco
14 24 (13.95%) CheckPoint
15 22 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (12.21%) E-Commerce
17 20 (11.63%) Data Protection
17 20 (11.63%) Security Testing
18 15 (8.72%) Retail
18 15 (8.72%) Information Security Management
18 15 (8.72%) Security Management
19 14 (8.14%) Project Management
19 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
20 13 (7.56%) Line Management
20 13 (7.56%) Security Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.35%) Firewall
2 13 (7.56%) SSL
3 12 (6.98%) Wireless
4 11 (6.40%) Internet
5 9 (5.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (4.65%) Network Security
7 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.91%) LAN
8 5 (2.91%) WAN
8 5 (2.91%) DNS
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.16%) SAN
11 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.58%) SNMP
11 1 (0.58%) VPN
11 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Retail
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.91%) Games
5 3 (1.74%) Legal
5 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (35.47%) Analyst
2 53 (30.81%) Security Analyst
3 29 (16.86%) Consultant
3 29 (16.86%) Security Manager
4 24 (13.95%) Security Consultant
5 20 (11.63%) Information Analyst
5 20 (11.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (8.72%) Information Security Consultant
6 15 (8.72%) Account Manager
7 12 (6.98%) Information Security Manager
7 12 (6.98%) Information Manager
7 12 (6.98%) Security Officer
8 11 (6.40%) Information Security Officer
9 10 (5.81%) Junior
10 9 (5.23%) IT Security Manager
11 7 (4.07%) Senior Account Manager
11 7 (4.07%) Senior Manager
11 7 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Sales Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Junior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.74%) WPF
2 3 (1.74%) .NET
2 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.74%) WinForms
3 1 (0.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.23%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.49%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) RMADS
6 2 (1.16%) iPhone
6 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 2 (1.16%) CESG
6 2 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.58%) SecurID
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.60%) Windows
2 24 (13.95%) UNIX
3 13 (7.56%) Linux
4 11 (6.40%) Solaris
5 10 (5.81%) AIX
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) Risk Management
2 31 (18.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 30 (17.44%) SIEM
4 29 (16.86%) Service Delivery
5 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (13.95%) ITIL
7 22 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (12.21%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.63%) Security Testing
9 20 (11.63%) Data Protection
10 15 (8.72%) Information Security Management
10 15 (8.72%) Security Management
11 14 (8.14%) Project Management
11 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.56%) Line Management
12 13 (7.56%) OWASP
12 13 (7.56%) Security Architecture
12 13 (7.56%) Business Development
13 12 (6.98%) Coaching
13 12 (6.98%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.65%) C
2 2 (1.16%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (42.44%) CISSP
2 47 (27.33%) CISM
3 36 (20.93%) CEH
4 29 (16.86%) GIAC
5 12 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.81%) CISA
7 9 (5.23%) Degree
7 9 (5.23%) PCI QSA
7 9 (5.23%) CRISC
8 8 (4.65%) CCSA
8 8 (4.65%) CCSE
8 8 (4.65%) CCNP
8 8 (4.65%) CCNA
9 6 (3.49%) MAPM
10 5 (2.91%) CHFI
11 3 (1.74%) SSCP
12 2 (1.16%) OSCP
12 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (55.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (33.14%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.91%) SLA
5 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.74%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) Nmap
2 2 (1.16%) XenApp
2 2 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (13.95%) CheckPoint
1 24 (13.95%) Cisco
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.07%) Oracle
3 3 (1.74%) Symantec
4 2 (1.16%) McAfee
4 2 (1.16%) HP
4 2 (1.16%) Citrix
4 2 (1.16%) Juniper
5 1 (0.58%) VMware
5 1 (0.58%) Altiris
5 1 (0.58%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.58%) Capita
5 1 (0.58%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.58%) Qualys
5 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.58%) F5
5 1 (0.58%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.58%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.58%) ScanSafe
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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