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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 93 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +29
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 103 83 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.82% 2.39% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.84% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 30
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,356 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £78,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3254 2919 2350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.08% 84.02% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 2279 1930
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 4 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 105 (52.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (37.81%) CISSP
3 63 (31.34%) PCI DSS
4 62 (30.85%) Management Information System
5 54 (26.87%) CISM
6 53 (26.37%) Risk Management
7 43 (21.39%) CEH
7 43 (21.39%) Data Protection
7 43 (21.39%) Windows
8 41 (20.40%) GIAC
9 39 (19.40%) Firewall
10 36 (17.91%) Security Testing
11 34 (16.92%) SIEM
11 34 (16.92%) Service Delivery
12 33 (16.42%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (15.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (14.43%) UNIX
15 26 (12.94%) ITIL
16 24 (11.94%) Security Management
17 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (10.95%) Finance
19 21 (10.45%) Cisco
20 20 (9.95%) CheckPoint
20 20 (9.95%) Wireless
21 18 (8.96%) Information Security Management
22 17 (8.46%) Legal
22 17 (8.46%) Microsoft
23 16 (7.96%) E-Commerce
24 15 (7.46%) SSL
24 15 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.40%) Firewall
2 20 (9.95%) Wireless
3 15 (7.46%) SSL
4 12 (5.97%) Network Security
5 9 (4.48%) LAN
5 9 (4.48%) WAN
6 8 (3.98%) Internet
6 8 (3.98%) SAN
7 3 (1.49%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.00%) VPN
8 2 (1.00%) DNS
9 1 (0.50%) Intranet
9 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.50%) SSH
9 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 22 (10.95%) Finance
2 17 (8.46%) Legal
3 12 (5.97%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Banking
5 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Games
6 5 (2.49%) Law
6 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (30.35%) Analyst
2 60 (29.85%) Security Analyst
3 50 (24.88%) Security Manager
4 32 (15.92%) Information Manager
4 32 (15.92%) Information Security Manager
5 29 (14.43%) Consultant
6 25 (12.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 25 (12.44%) Information Analyst
7 22 (10.95%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.46%) Security Officer
9 16 (7.96%) Information Security Officer
10 14 (6.97%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (5.47%) Account Manager
11 11 (5.47%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (4.48%) IT Security Manager
13 8 (3.98%) IT Manager
14 7 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (3.48%) Head of IT
14 7 (3.48%) IT Security Officer
15 6 (2.99%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.00%) J2EE
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) JSP
3 1 (0.50%) Servlets
3 1 (0.50%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.50%) CSS3
3 1 (0.50%) jQuery
3 1 (0.50%) Ajax
3 1 (0.50%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (30.85%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.47%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.99%) NHS
4 5 (2.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.50%) RMADS
5 1 (0.50%) SecurID
5 1 (0.50%) PKI
5 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.39%) Windows
2 29 (14.43%) UNIX
3 14 (6.97%) Linux
4 13 (6.47%) Solaris
5 10 (4.98%) AIX
6 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.37%) Risk Management
2 43 (21.39%) Data Protection
3 36 (17.91%) Security Testing
4 34 (16.92%) SIEM
4 34 (16.92%) Service Delivery
5 33 (16.42%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (15.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (12.94%) ITIL
8 24 (11.94%) Security Management
9 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (8.96%) Information Security Management
11 16 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (7.46%) Coaching
13 14 (6.97%) Line Management
13 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.47%) Incident Management
15 12 (5.97%) Project Management
16 11 (5.47%) Service Management
16 11 (5.47%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.48%) C
2 4 (1.99%) SQL
3 3 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) Python
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (37.81%) CISSP
2 54 (26.87%) CISM
3 43 (21.39%) CEH
4 41 (20.40%) GIAC
5 9 (4.48%) PCI QSA
6 8 (3.98%) Degree
6 8 (3.98%) CRISC
6 8 (3.98%) CISA
7 7 (3.48%) CHFI
8 6 (2.99%) MAPM
9 4 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.49%) CCNA
10 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) OSCP
12 1 (0.50%) MCP
12 1 (0.50%) SSCP
12 1 (0.50%) ISEB
12 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (52.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (31.34%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (4.48%) SLA
4 9 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.49%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.00%) QA
6 2 (1.00%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) XenApp
1 8 (3.98%) XenServer
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) Nmap
3 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (10.45%) Cisco
2 20 (9.95%) CheckPoint
3 17 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.97%) Oracle
5 8 (3.98%) Citrix
5 8 (3.98%) HP
6 5 (2.49%) F5
7 4 (1.99%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.99%) Juniper
8 3 (1.49%) Splunk
8 3 (1.49%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.00%) VMware
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec
10 1 (0.50%) McAfee
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.50%) Qualys
10 1 (0.50%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.50%) Capita
10 1 (0.50%) Fortinet
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