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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 72 94 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +35
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 98 100 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.72% 2.79% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 3.03% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 93 40
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
2371 3295 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.12% 91.86% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2587 2489
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 103 (43.83%) PCI DSS
2 90 (38.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (27.66%) Windows
4 62 (26.38%) Management Information System
4 62 (26.38%) Degree
5 59 (25.11%) CISSP
6 54 (22.98%) Risk Management
7 48 (20.43%) Data Protection
8 46 (19.57%) Finance
9 45 (19.15%) Java
9 45 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
10 44 (18.72%) CISM
11 41 (17.45%) Unix
12 40 (17.02%) CESG
13 39 (16.60%) Perl
14 38 (16.17%) C
14 38 (16.17%) CISA
15 37 (15.74%) C++
15 37 (15.74%) PHP
15 37 (15.74%) CREST Certified
16 35 (14.89%) Python
16 35 (14.89%) Wireless
16 35 (14.89%) Ruby
17 34 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (13.62%) Mobile App
18 32 (13.62%) Wireless Security
19 31 (13.19%) Firewall
20 30 (12.77%) Publishing
21 29 (12.34%) ITIL
21 29 (12.34%) SQL

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 (2.13%) CMS
2 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) MS Office
2 5 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.89%) Wireless
2 32 (13.62%) Wireless Security
3 31 (13.19%) Firewall
4 14 (5.96%) Network Security
5 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.70%) Internet
6 4 (1.70%) SNMP
7 2 (0.85%) DHCP
7 2 (0.85%) DNS
7 2 (0.85%) Intranet
7 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
7 2 (0.85%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) Extranet
8 1 (0.43%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.43%) VoIP
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.38%) MySQL
3 10 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.26%) DB2
3 10 (4.26%) QlikView
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) OLAP
6 1 (0.43%) OLTP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) Hudson
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Selenium
2 1 (0.43%) Spock
2 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 46 (19.57%) Finance
2 30 (12.77%) Publishing
3 13 (5.53%) Retail
4 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.98%) Back Office
6 6 (2.55%) Games
7 4 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (25.53%) Analyst
2 38 (16.17%) Security Manager
3 33 (14.04%) Security Analyst
4 31 (13.19%) Penetration Tester
4 31 (13.19%) Tester
5 22 (9.36%) Security Officer
6 20 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (7.66%) Information Manager
8 17 (7.23%) IT Manager
9 16 (6.81%) Information Analyst
9 16 (6.81%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (6.81%) IT Security Manager
10 14 (5.96%) Consultant
10 14 (5.96%) Information Security Officer
10 14 (5.96%) IT Analyst
11 13 (5.53%) CISSP Analyst
11 13 (5.53%) Information Officer
11 13 (5.53%) Security Consultant
11 13 (5.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) .NET
2 7 (2.98%) J2EE
3 5 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) CSS3
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.43%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
4 1 (0.43%) WCF
4 1 (0.43%) WF
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.38%) Management Information System
2 40 (17.02%) CESG
3 32 (13.62%) Mobile App
4 23 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (9.36%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (6.81%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.55%) Clustering
9 6 (2.55%) iPad
10 5 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.28%) NHS
13 2 (0.85%) Celerra
13 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.85%) iPhone
13 2 (0.85%) Online Games
14 1 (0.43%) IBM XIV
14 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.66%) Windows
2 41 (17.45%) Unix
3 16 (6.81%) Linux
4 8 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.98%) Risk Management
2 48 (20.43%) Data Protection
3 45 (19.15%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (12.34%) ITIL
6 21 (8.94%) E-Commerce
7 20 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (8.51%) Security Management
8 19 (8.09%) Social Engineering
9 16 (6.81%) Change Management
10 15 (6.38%) Information Security Management
10 15 (6.38%) IT Audit
11 14 (5.96%) Data Governance
11 14 (5.96%) Security Testing
12 13 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (5.53%) ISMS
12 13 (5.53%) Security Architecture
13 12 (5.11%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.11%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.15%) Java
2 39 (16.60%) Perl
3 38 (16.17%) C
4 37 (15.74%) C++
4 37 (15.74%) PHP
5 35 (14.89%) Python
5 35 (14.89%) Ruby
6 29 (12.34%) SQL
7 15 (6.38%) C#
8 12 (5.11%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.98%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (26.38%) Degree
2 59 (25.11%) CISSP
3 44 (18.72%) CISM
4 38 (16.17%) CISA
5 37 (15.74%) CREST Certified
6 28 (11.91%) Security Cleared
7 27 (11.49%) SC Cleared
8 18 (7.66%) CEH
9 15 (6.38%) GIAC
10 14 (5.96%) CHECK Team Member
11 12 (5.11%) Tigerscheme
12 7 (2.98%) CHECK Team Leader
12 7 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.98%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.98%) CRISC
12 7 (2.98%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (2.55%) CISMP
13 6 (2.55%) SANS
13 6 (2.55%) SSCP
14 5 (2.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (43.83%) PCI DSS
2 90 (38.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (8.51%) COBIT
4 10 (4.26%) Data Quality
5 8 (3.40%) SLA
6 7 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.55%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (1.28%) QA
10 2 (0.85%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.85%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.43%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.43%) Val IT
System Software
1 12 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.70%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Snort
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Nagios
1 2 (0.85%) Nessus
1 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.85%) Salt
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Cacti
2 1 (0.43%) Grafana
2 1 (0.43%) Graphite
2 1 (0.43%) Munin
2 1 (0.43%) Nmap
2 1 (0.43%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.43%) Opsview
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Oracle
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.81%) VMware
3 14 (5.96%) Citrix
4 11 (4.68%) F5
5 8 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.98%) Cisco
7 6 (2.55%) Riverbed
8 5 (2.13%) Xerox
9 3 (1.28%) HP
10 2 (0.85%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.85%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.85%) Avaya
10 2 (0.85%) Dell
10 2 (0.85%) EMC
10 2 (0.85%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.85%) Splunk
10 2 (0.85%) Symantec
11 1 (0.43%) Juniper
11 1 (0.43%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £82000.00 - £92000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago