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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 116 95 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.39% 2.88% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.48% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 60 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,675 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £72,500 £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
3042 2730 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.82% 82.65% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2104 2084
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
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 26 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 107 (55.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (40.41%) CISSP
3 68 (35.23%) PCI DSS
4 58 (30.05%) Management Information System
5 55 (28.50%) Risk Management
6 54 (27.98%) CISM
7 46 (23.83%) CEH
8 42 (21.76%) GIAC
9 39 (20.21%) Firewall
10 37 (19.17%) Data Protection
11 35 (18.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 34 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
13 32 (16.58%) Windows
14 31 (16.06%) SIEM
15 30 (15.54%) Security Testing
16 29 (15.03%) Service Delivery
17 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (12.44%) ITIL
19 23 (11.92%) UNIX
19 23 (11.92%) CheckPoint
19 23 (11.92%) Cisco
20 21 (10.88%) Security Management
21 20 (10.36%) E-Commerce
22 18 (9.33%) Wireless
23 17 (8.81%) Information Security Management
23 17 (8.81%) Finance
24 14 (7.25%) Retail
24 14 (7.25%) Line Management
24 14 (7.25%) Mentoring
25 13 (6.74%) Coaching

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) Firewall
2 18 (9.33%) Wireless
3 13 (6.74%) SSL
4 12 (6.22%) Network Security
5 8 (4.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (4.15%) Internet
5 8 (4.15%) LAN
5 8 (4.15%) WAN
6 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.07%) SAN
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.04%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.04%) DNS
9 1 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.52%) SNMP
9 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (8.81%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Retail
3 12 (6.22%) Legal
4 9 (4.66%) Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.59%) Law
6 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.59%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (33.68%) Analyst
2 63 (32.64%) Security Analyst
3 43 (22.28%) Security Manager
4 28 (14.51%) Consultant
5 26 (13.47%) Information Manager
5 26 (13.47%) Information Security Manager
6 23 (11.92%) Information Security Analyst
6 23 (11.92%) Information Analyst
7 20 (10.36%) Security Consultant
8 15 (7.77%) Account Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Security Officer
10 12 (6.22%) Information Security Officer
11 11 (5.70%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (4.66%) IT Security Manager
12 9 (4.66%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (4.15%) Junior
14 7 (3.63%) Senior Manager
14 7 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (3.63%) Senior Account Manager
15 6 (3.11%) Junior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.04%) WinForms
2 2 (1.04%) WPF
2 2 (1.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.04%) J2EE
2 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) JSP
3 1 (0.52%) Servlets
3 1 (0.52%) XML
3 1 (0.52%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.52%) jQuery
3 1 (0.52%) CSS3
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
3 1 (0.52%) Ajax
3 1 (0.52%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.05%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.74%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.15%) NHS
5 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.55%) RMADS
6 2 (1.04%) CESG
6 2 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) SecurID
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) Windows
2 23 (11.92%) UNIX
3 13 (6.74%) Linux
4 11 (5.70%) Solaris
5 10 (5.18%) AIX
6 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) Risk Management
2 37 (19.17%) Data Protection
3 35 (18.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 34 (17.62%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (16.06%) SIEM
6 30 (15.54%) Security Testing
7 29 (15.03%) Service Delivery
8 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (12.44%) ITIL
10 21 (10.88%) Security Management
11 20 (10.36%) E-Commerce
12 17 (8.81%) Information Security Management
13 14 (7.25%) Line Management
13 14 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.74%) Coaching
14 13 (6.74%) Business Development
15 12 (6.22%) OWASP
15 12 (6.22%) Security Architecture
15 12 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (6.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) C
2 4 (2.07%) SQL
3 3 (1.55%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (40.41%) CISSP
2 54 (27.98%) CISM
3 46 (23.83%) CEH
4 42 (21.76%) GIAC
5 10 (5.18%) CISA
5 10 (5.18%) PCI QSA
6 9 (4.66%) CRISC
6 9 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.15%) Degree
8 7 (3.63%) CCNP
8 7 (3.63%) CCSA
8 7 (3.63%) CCSE
9 6 (3.11%) CCNA
9 6 (3.11%) MAPM
10 5 (2.59%) CHFI
11 3 (1.55%) SSCP
11 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.04%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (55.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (35.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (3.63%) SLA
6 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.04%) COBIT
8 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) XenApp
1 4 (2.07%) XenServer
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Nessus
2 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (11.92%) Cisco
1 23 (11.92%) CheckPoint
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.63%) Oracle
4 4 (2.07%) HP
4 4 (2.07%) Citrix
5 2 (1.04%) Juniper
5 2 (1.04%) F5
5 2 (1.04%) VMware
5 2 (1.04%) Symantec
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee
6 1 (0.52%) Altiris
6 1 (0.52%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.52%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.52%) Capita
6 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.52%) Qualys
6 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) ArcSight
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