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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 151 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.79% 1.89% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.12% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 105 53 65
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,800 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
2868 3060 3318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.96% 89.03% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2378 2666
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 138 (51.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (36.47%) PCI DSS
3 92 (34.59%) CISSP
4 87 (32.71%) Risk Management
5 77 (28.95%) CISM
6 59 (22.18%) Finance
7 54 (20.30%) CISA
8 53 (19.92%) Management Information System
9 52 (19.55%) Windows
10 42 (15.79%) Security Management
10 42 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 38 (14.29%) Oracle
12 37 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (12.03%) Information Security Management
14 31 (11.65%) Java
14 31 (11.65%) ITIL
14 31 (11.65%) ISMS
14 31 (11.65%) COBIT
14 31 (11.65%) Data Protection Act
15 30 (11.28%) Unix
15 30 (11.28%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (10.53%) SQL Server
18 26 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (9.77%) GIAC
19 25 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (9.40%) IT Audit
20 24 (9.02%) SQL
21 21 (7.89%) Firewall
21 21 (7.89%) Service Design

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 8 (3.01%) IIS
2 6 (2.26%) CloudStack
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.51%) MS Excel
1 12 (4.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) PaaS
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.89%) Firewall
2 14 (5.26%) Wireless
2 14 (5.26%) Wireless Security
3 8 (3.01%) VPN
4 6 (2.26%) Internet
4 6 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.88%) IPsec
6 3 (1.13%) SAN
6 3 (1.13%) VoIP
7 2 (0.75%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) LAN
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
8 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.51%) DB2
2 12 (4.51%) MySQL
3 10 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.76%) QlikView
3 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.38%) Big Data
4 9 (3.38%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.64%) Subversion
2 12 (4.51%) JIRA
3 11 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (2.26%) Toad
5 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (22.18%) Finance
2 14 (5.26%) Publishing
3 9 (3.38%) Back Office
3 9 (3.38%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.63%) Legal
4 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 71 (26.69%) Analyst
2 56 (21.05%) Security Manager
3 50 (18.80%) Security Analyst
4 39 (14.66%) Information Security Manager
5 29 (10.90%) IT Manager
5 29 (10.90%) Security Officer
6 28 (10.53%) Information Manager
7 26 (9.77%) IT Security Manager
8 24 (9.02%) Information Officer
8 24 (9.02%) Information Security Officer
9 19 (7.14%) Consultant
9 19 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 19 (7.14%) Security Consultant
10 18 (6.77%) CISSP Analyst
10 18 (6.77%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.77%) Information Security Analyst
11 17 (6.39%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (4.89%) Developer
13 12 (4.51%) Risk Officer
14 10 (3.76%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.38%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (3.01%) .NET
3 7 (2.63%) J2EE
4 6 (2.26%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.26%) WCF
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.92%) Management Information System
2 37 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (11.65%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (6.02%) CESG
5 14 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.26%) iPad
7 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.13%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.38%) AS400
11 1 (0.38%) Blog
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.55%) Windows
2 30 (11.28%) Unix
3 15 (5.64%) Linux
4 9 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.13%) Debian
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.71%) Risk Management
2 42 (15.79%) Data Protection
2 42 (15.79%) Security Management
3 32 (12.03%) Information Security Management
4 31 (11.65%) ISMS
4 31 (11.65%) ITIL
5 30 (11.28%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (9.40%) IT Audit
9 21 (7.89%) Service Design
10 19 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 19 (7.14%) High Availability
11 18 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (6.39%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (4.89%) Data Governance
13 13 (4.89%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.89%) Internal Audit
14 12 (4.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.65%) Java
2 24 (9.02%) SQL
3 17 (6.39%) Python
3 17 (6.39%) Ruby
4 16 (6.02%) PHP
5 14 (5.26%) C
5 14 (5.26%) C++
5 14 (5.26%) Perl
5 14 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.01%) C#
7 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.26%) VB
7 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.26%) VB6
8 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (34.59%) CISSP
2 77 (28.95%) CISM
3 54 (20.30%) CISA
4 26 (9.77%) GIAC
5 19 (7.14%) CISMP
6 18 (6.77%) Security Cleared
7 17 (6.39%) Degree
8 15 (5.64%) CREST Certified
9 14 (5.26%) CEH
9 14 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.51%) SANS
11 9 (3.38%) CCDE
11 9 (3.38%) CCIE
11 9 (3.38%) CCNP
11 9 (3.38%) CCSP
11 9 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.01%) IISP
12 8 (3.01%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (51.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (36.47%) PCI DSS
3 31 (11.65%) COBIT
4 13 (4.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.76%) Data Quality
5 10 (3.76%) ISAE 3402
5 10 (3.76%) SSAE 16
6 9 (3.38%) SLA
7 7 (2.63%) ISO 9001
8 6 (2.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.63%) vSphere
3 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.13%) Docker
4 3 (1.13%) KVM
4 3 (1.13%) Xen
5 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.14%) Ansible
1 11 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.14%) Puppet
1 11 (4.14%) Salt
2 6 (2.26%) Nagios
3 3 (1.13%) Cacti
3 3 (1.13%) Graphite
3 3 (1.13%) Munin
3 3 (1.13%) OpenNMS
3 3 (1.13%) Opsview
3 3 (1.13%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.75%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (14.29%) Oracle
2 19 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.39%) VMware
4 11 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.76%) Cisco
6 9 (3.38%) F5
6 9 (3.38%) Symantec
7 6 (2.26%) Citrix
8 5 (1.88%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.13%) Capita
9 3 (1.13%) Dell
9 3 (1.13%) HP
9 3 (1.13%) Juniper
9 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.75%) Avaya
10 2 (0.75%) Xerox
11 1 (0.38%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) Splunk
11 1 (0.38%) WatchGuard
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