The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 98 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 94 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.60% 1.69% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.04% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80 11 51
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3058 2108 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.71% 82.99% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 1573 1629
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (44.77%) CISSP
2 76 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (36.63%) Finance
4 54 (31.40%) Risk Management
5 45 (26.16%) Windows
6 44 (25.58%) Management Information System
7 34 (19.77%) PCI DSS
8 30 (17.44%) Security Management
9 27 (15.70%) Internet
10 26 (15.12%) Active Directory
11 25 (14.53%) Information Security Management
11 25 (14.53%) CISA
12 24 (13.95%) Firewall
13 23 (13.37%) Business Continuity
13 23 (13.37%) Oracle
13 23 (13.37%) Risk Analysis
14 22 (12.79%) DNS
15 21 (12.21%) ITIL
16 19 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
17 18 (10.47%) SQL
17 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
17 18 (10.47%) CISM
18 16 (9.30%) UNIX
19 13 (7.56%) iPad
19 13 (7.56%) iPhone
19 13 (7.56%) Degree
19 13 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
19 13 (7.56%) Project Management
19 13 (7.56%) .NET
19 13 (7.56%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (4.65%) IIS
2 5 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (1.74%) Apache
3 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.70%) Internet
2 24 (13.95%) Firewall
3 22 (12.79%) DNS
4 9 (5.23%) SSL
5 8 (4.65%) Wireshark
6 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.07%) Network Security
7 5 (2.91%) LAN
7 5 (2.91%) WAN
8 4 (2.33%) VPN
8 4 (2.33%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.74%) DHCP
9 3 (1.74%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.74%) SSH
10 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.16%) HTTP
11 1 (0.58%) MPLS
11 1 (0.58%) Wireless
11 1 (0.58%) Intranet
11 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 63 (36.63%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (24.42%) Analyst
2 37 (21.51%) Head of Security
3 35 (20.35%) Consultant
4 32 (18.60%) Security Analyst
4 32 (18.60%) Security Consultant
5 26 (15.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 14 (8.14%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.14%) Head of Information Security
7 11 (6.40%) Development Manager
8 10 (5.81%) IT Security Consultant
8 10 (5.81%) IT Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Security Officer
9 8 (4.65%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Security Consultant
11 5 (2.91%) Head of IT Security
11 5 (2.91%) Tester
11 5 (2.91%) Penetration Tester
11 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) .NET
2 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.40%) WCF
3 11 (6.40%) WPF
4 3 (1.74%) LAMP
4 3 (1.74%) CSS
4 3 (1.74%) Web Services
4 3 (1.74%) HTML
5 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.58%) jQuery
6 1 (0.58%) Ajax
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.56%) iPad
2 13 (7.56%) iPhone
3 4 (2.33%) PKI
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.16%) RMADS
5 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.58%) DTV
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.58%) VSAM
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.16%) Windows
2 16 (9.30%) UNIX
3 13 (7.56%) Linux
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.40%) Risk Management
2 30 (17.44%) Security Management
3 25 (14.53%) Information Security Management
4 23 (13.37%) Business Continuity
4 23 (13.37%) Risk Analysis
5 21 (12.21%) ITIL
6 19 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (7.56%) Project Management
8 11 (6.40%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.81%) Business Development
9 10 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.23%) Practice Management
10 9 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.23%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (5.23%) TOGAF
10 9 (5.23%) SIEM
11 7 (4.07%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.07%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.47%) SQL
2 12 (6.98%) C#
2 12 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.40%) VB
3 11 (6.40%) VB.NET
3 11 (6.40%) Java
3 11 (6.40%) VB6
4 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.74%) Python
4 3 (1.74%) Perl
4 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.74%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (44.77%) CISSP
2 25 (14.53%) CISA
3 18 (10.47%) CISM
4 13 (7.56%) Degree
5 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.23%) CEH
7 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.33%) CRISC
10 3 (1.74%) ISEB
10 3 (1.74%) CCNP
11 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.16%) CCIP
11 2 (1.16%) CCNA
11 2 (1.16%) CCDP
11 2 (1.16%) CCIE
11 2 (1.16%) CCSP
11 2 (1.16%) CCVP
12 1 (0.58%) SSCP
12 1 (0.58%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (19.77%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.33%) SLA
5 2 (1.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 26 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Nmap
3 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Nessus
2 3 (1.74%) Nagios
2 3 (1.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) Opsview
3 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Oracle
2 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.65%) Cisco
4 7 (4.07%) VMware
4 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.91%) McAfee
5 5 (2.91%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.33%) Juniper
6 4 (2.33%) Symantec
7 3 (1.74%) Google
8 2 (1.16%) Imperva
8 2 (1.16%) Websense
9 1 (0.58%) Clearswift
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Splunk
9 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.58%) Altiris
9 1 (0.58%) ScanSafe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago