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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 81 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 119 109 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.53% 3.12% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 3.46% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 101 86 48
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £33,636
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
2971 3148 2837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.11% 90.07% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2535 2180
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 98 (51.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (40.00%) CISSP
3 65 (34.21%) PCI DSS
4 53 (27.89%) CISM
5 52 (27.37%) Risk Management
6 38 (20.00%) CISA
7 36 (18.95%) Windows
8 34 (17.89%) Finance
9 32 (16.84%) Management Information System
9 32 (16.84%) GIAC
10 30 (15.79%) Security Management
11 29 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (13.68%) Firewall
12 26 (13.68%) ITIL
13 24 (12.63%) ISMS
14 23 (12.11%) Information Security Management
14 23 (12.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 22 (11.58%) CEH
16 21 (11.05%) Data Protection
16 21 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (11.05%) High Availability
17 20 (10.53%) COBIT
17 20 (10.53%) Linux
17 20 (10.53%) SQL Server
18 19 (10.00%) Unix
18 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (9.47%) Oracle
19 18 (9.47%) Data Protection Act
20 17 (8.95%) Subversion
21 16 (8.42%) JIRA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (4.74%) IIS
2 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.63%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.58%) Apache
4 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.74%) MS Excel
1 9 (4.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.68%) Firewall
2 9 (4.74%) VPN
3 8 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.68%) Internet
5 6 (3.16%) SAN
6 5 (2.63%) Network Security
6 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.11%) IPsec
7 4 (2.11%) Wireless
8 3 (1.58%) DNS
8 3 (1.58%) LDAP
8 3 (1.58%) NAS
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.53%) LAN
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) VoIP
9 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.74%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.16%) Big Data
3 6 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.58%) Informix
5 3 (1.58%) MySQL
5 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) Subversion
2 16 (8.42%) JIRA
3 11 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.21%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (4.21%) Toad
5 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.58%) Hudson
General
1 34 (17.89%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.68%) Analyst
2 32 (16.84%) Security Analyst
3 31 (16.32%) Security Manager
4 27 (14.21%) Security Officer
5 23 (12.11%) Information Security Manager
6 19 (10.00%) Information Officer
7 18 (9.47%) Information Security Officer
8 17 (8.95%) Information Manager
9 16 (8.42%) IT Manager
10 15 (7.89%) Consultant
11 14 (7.37%) Developer
11 14 (7.37%) Security Consultant
12 13 (6.84%) IT Security Manager
13 12 (6.32%) IT Analyst
13 12 (6.32%) IT Security Analyst
14 10 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
14 10 (5.26%) Information Specialist
14 10 (5.26%) Security Specialist
15 9 (4.74%) Information Analyst
15 9 (4.74%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.74%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.21%) .NET
2 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.21%) WCF
3 3 (1.58%) Ajax
3 3 (1.58%) CSS
3 3 (1.58%) HTML
3 3 (1.58%) HTML5
3 3 (1.58%) jQuery
3 3 (1.58%) LAMP
4 2 (1.05%) Django
4 2 (1.05%) Middleware
4 2 (1.05%) Pylons
4 2 (1.05%) Pyramid
4 2 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.05%) web2py
5 1 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.84%) Management Information System
2 29 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.47%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.11%) Clustering
7 4 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.58%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.58%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.58%) NHS
8 3 (1.58%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.95%) Windows
2 20 (10.53%) Linux
3 19 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.37%) Risk Management
2 30 (15.79%) Security Management
3 26 (13.68%) ITIL
4 24 (12.63%) ISMS
5 23 (12.11%) Information Security Management
6 21 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (11.05%) Data Protection
6 21 (11.05%) High Availability
7 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.79%) Process Improvement
12 10 (5.26%) SIEM
12 10 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.74%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.21%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.21%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.32%) Java
2 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.79%) SQL
3 9 (4.74%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.21%) C#
4 8 (4.21%) VB
4 8 (4.21%) VB.NET
4 8 (4.21%) VB6
5 7 (3.68%) Python
6 6 (3.16%) PHP
6 6 (3.16%) Ruby
7 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.11%) C
7 4 (2.11%) C++
7 4 (2.11%) Perl
8 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (40.00%) CISSP
2 53 (27.89%) CISM
3 38 (20.00%) CISA
4 32 (16.84%) GIAC
5 22 (11.58%) CEH
6 14 (7.37%) SANS
7 13 (6.84%) CISMP
8 11 (5.79%) CCNP
8 11 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (4.74%) CCDE
9 9 (4.74%) CCIE
9 9 (4.74%) CCSP
9 9 (4.74%) IISP
9 9 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.21%) ISSAP
10 8 (4.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.68%) Degree
12 6 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (3.16%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (2.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (51.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (34.21%) PCI DSS
3 23 (12.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (10.53%) COBIT
5 9 (4.74%) ISAE 3402
5 9 (4.74%) SSAE 16
6 7 (3.68%) SLA
7 3 (1.58%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.53%) BS25999
8 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) Puppet
2 8 (4.21%) Ansible
2 8 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.21%) Salt
3 7 (3.68%) Nagios
4 6 (3.16%) Cacti
4 6 (3.16%) Graphite
4 6 (3.16%) Opsview
5 3 (1.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.05%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.53%) Munin
7 1 (0.53%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (9.47%) Oracle
2 12 (6.32%) Cisco
3 11 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.79%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.74%) VMware
5 7 (3.68%) F5
6 6 (3.16%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.16%) Symantec
7 5 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.11%) Capita
8 4 (2.11%) HP
9 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.58%) EMC
9 3 (1.58%) IBM
9 3 (1.58%) Juniper
9 3 (1.58%) NetApp
9 3 (1.58%) Veritas
10 2 (1.05%) Dell
10 2 (1.05%) Peoplefluent
10 2 (1.05%) SAP
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