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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 76 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 88 81 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.29% 2.39% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.66% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 65
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,750 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2411 3046 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.20% 89.80% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 2472 2490
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 7 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 78 (40.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (40.31%) PCI DSS
3 60 (31.41%) Degree
4 51 (26.70%) Windows
5 50 (26.18%) CISSP
5 50 (26.18%) Management Information System
6 43 (22.51%) Firewall
7 41 (21.47%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (19.37%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (17.80%) ITIL
10 33 (17.28%) CISM
11 32 (16.75%) Unix
11 32 (16.75%) C
12 31 (16.23%) C++
12 31 (16.23%) Java
12 31 (16.23%) CREST Certified
13 30 (15.71%) PHP
13 30 (15.71%) Risk Management
14 29 (15.18%) CESG
14 29 (15.18%) Perl
15 28 (14.66%) CISA
15 28 (14.66%) Network Security
16 26 (13.61%) Ruby
16 26 (13.61%) Finance
17 23 (12.04%) Wireless
17 23 (12.04%) Python
17 23 (12.04%) CEH
18 21 (10.99%) Data Protection
18 21 (10.99%) .NET
18 21 (10.99%) Security Management

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 2 (1.05%) CMS
1 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Office
2 4 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.51%) Firewall
2 28 (14.66%) Network Security
3 23 (12.04%) Wireless
4 19 (9.95%) Wireless Security
5 9 (4.71%) Internet
6 4 (2.09%) HTTP
6 4 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.57%) DNS
7 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.05%) DHCP
8 2 (1.05%) Intranet
8 2 (1.05%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.05%) SAN
9 1 (0.52%) Extranet
9 1 (0.52%) SNMP
9 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) OLAP
4 1 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Burp Suite
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Publishing
3 11 (5.76%) Retail
4 6 (3.14%) Games
4 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.62%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (28.80%) Analyst
2 37 (19.37%) Security Analyst
3 33 (17.28%) Security Manager
4 30 (15.71%) Penetration Tester
4 30 (15.71%) Tester
5 20 (10.47%) IT Analyst
6 19 (9.95%) IT Security Analyst
7 17 (8.90%) IT Manager
8 15 (7.85%) Consultant
8 15 (7.85%) IT Security Manager
9 14 (7.33%) Security Consultant
10 13 (6.81%) Information Manager
10 13 (6.81%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (6.81%) Security Officer
11 11 (5.76%) Architect
11 11 (5.76%) Information Analyst
11 11 (5.76%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (5.76%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.76%) Security Penetration Tester
11 11 (5.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.99%) .NET
2 8 (4.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.52%) Ajax
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
3 1 (0.52%) HTML5
3 1 (0.52%) J2EE
3 1 (0.52%) jQuery
3 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.52%) REST
3 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.52%) SOAP
3 1 (0.52%) WCF
3 1 (0.52%) WF
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.18%) Management Information System
2 29 (15.18%) CESG
3 19 (9.95%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.24%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.71%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.14%) Clustering
7 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.09%) iPad
8 4 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.57%) iPhone
9 3 (1.57%) NHS
10 2 (1.05%) BBC
10 2 (1.05%) Celerra
10 2 (1.05%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.05%) Online Games
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) Windows
2 32 (16.75%) Unix
3 20 (10.47%) Linux
4 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.57%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (19.37%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (17.80%) ITIL
4 30 (15.71%) Risk Management
5 21 (10.99%) Data Protection
5 21 (10.99%) Security Management
5 21 (10.99%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (9.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 18 (9.42%) ISMS
8 17 (8.90%) Information Security Management
8 17 (8.90%) Security Architecture
9 16 (8.38%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (6.81%) Security Testing
11 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (6.28%) Project Management
11 12 (6.28%) Remediation Plan
11 12 (6.28%) SIEM
12 11 (5.76%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.75%) C
2 31 (16.23%) C++
2 31 (16.23%) Java
3 30 (15.71%) PHP
4 29 (15.18%) Perl
5 26 (13.61%) Ruby
6 23 (12.04%) Python
7 20 (10.47%) C#
8 12 (6.28%) SQL
9 11 (5.76%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (31.41%) Degree
2 50 (26.18%) CISSP
3 33 (17.28%) CISM
4 31 (16.23%) CREST Certified
5 28 (14.66%) CISA
6 23 (12.04%) CEH
7 20 (10.47%) GIAC
8 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
9 18 (9.42%) SC Cleared
10 16 (8.38%) CHECK Team Member
10 16 (8.38%) CISMP
10 16 (8.38%) SSCP
11 15 (7.85%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (7.85%) Security+ Certification
12 14 (7.33%) Tigerscheme
13 13 (6.81%) CHECK Team Leader
14 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (4.19%) OSCP
16 6 (3.14%) SANS
17 5 (2.62%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (40.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (40.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.71%) SLA
4 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.57%) COBIT
5 3 (1.57%) QA
6 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.52%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.57%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Nessus
2 4 (2.09%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) Cacti
3 1 (0.52%) Grafana
3 1 (0.52%) Graphite
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Opsview
3 1 (0.52%) QRadar
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (5.24%) Cisco
1 10 (5.24%) F5
2 9 (4.71%) VMware
3 8 (4.19%) Citrix
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.14%) Riverbed
5 6 (3.14%) Splunk
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle
7 4 (2.09%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.05%) Avaya
8 2 (1.05%) Dell
8 2 (1.05%) EMC
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.05%) Xerox
9 1 (0.52%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.52%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.52%) Cyber-Ark
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 15 days ago
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