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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 94 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 86 94 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 2.55% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.94% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 73 80 11
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
3125 3196 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.54% 86.82% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2494 1654
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (34.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (29.22%) CISSP
3 35 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 33 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 30 (19.48%) Finance
6 27 (17.53%) CISM
6 27 (17.53%) UNIX
6 27 (17.53%) Security Testing
7 25 (16.23%) Windows
8 24 (15.58%) PCI DSS
9 23 (14.94%) ITIL
10 21 (13.64%) Firewall
11 20 (12.99%) Oracle
11 20 (12.99%) Data Protection
11 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.34%) GIAC
13 14 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
14 13 (8.44%) Project Management
14 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
14 13 (8.44%) CEH
15 12 (7.79%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (7.79%) Change Management
15 12 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (7.14%) Degree
16 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
16 11 (7.14%) Network Security
17 10 (6.49%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) Firewall
2 11 (7.14%) Network Security
3 6 (3.90%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) Wireless
5 4 (2.60%) VPN
5 4 (2.60%) SAN
6 3 (1.95%) DNS
6 3 (1.95%) IPsec
7 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.30%) Intranet
7 2 (1.30%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.30%) SMTP
8 1 (0.65%) DHCP
8 1 (0.65%) LAN
8 1 (0.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.65%) SSL
8 1 (0.65%) DMZ
8 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (19.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Legal
3 3 (1.95%) Retail
3 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (14.94%) Security Manager
2 22 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 22 (14.29%) Consultant
3 19 (12.34%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Security Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) Security Consultant
4 17 (11.04%) Information Manager
4 17 (11.04%) Information Security Manager
5 16 (10.39%) Information Analyst
5 16 (10.39%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (9.74%) Information Security Officer
6 15 (9.74%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.79%) IT Security Officer
8 10 (6.49%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (5.19%) Administrator
9 8 (5.19%) Head of IT
10 7 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (3.90%) Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.95%) jQuery
2 3 (1.95%) HTML
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
2 3 (1.95%) CSS
2 3 (1.95%) Ajax
2 3 (1.95%) HTML5
2 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) web2py
3 1 (0.65%) Pyramid
3 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.65%) Pylons
3 1 (0.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (1.95%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) GIS
6 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.30%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) UNIX
2 25 (16.23%) Windows
3 8 (5.19%) Solaris
4 7 (4.55%) Linux
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) Risk Management
2 27 (17.53%) Security Testing
3 23 (14.94%) ITIL
4 20 (12.99%) Data Protection
5 14 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.44%) Project Management
6 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.79%) Change Management
7 12 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (7.79%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (6.49%) Security Management
8 10 (6.49%) CRM
8 10 (6.49%) Cyber Security
9 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.19%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.19%) People Management
10 8 (5.19%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) C
2 5 (3.25%) Python
3 3 (1.95%) Ruby
3 3 (1.95%) SQL
3 3 (1.95%) C++
3 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.30%) Perl
4 2 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (29.22%) CISSP
2 27 (17.53%) CISM
3 19 (12.34%) GIAC
4 13 (8.44%) CEH
5 11 (7.14%) Degree
6 10 (6.49%) CISA
7 5 (3.25%) CHFI
7 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.60%) CCNP
9 3 (1.95%) CCNA
9 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.30%) CCDA
10 2 (1.30%) ISEB
11 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (34.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (15.58%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.49%) QA
4 9 (5.84%) SLA
5 5 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.25%) COBIT
6 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.30%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.30%) BS25999
8 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) XenApp
1 4 (2.60%) XenServer
2 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Nessus
1 2 (1.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) Cisco
4 6 (3.90%) Citrix
5 5 (3.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.60%) HP
7 3 (1.95%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.95%) F5
7 3 (1.95%) SAP
8 2 (1.30%) Juniper
8 2 (1.30%) Splunk
8 2 (1.30%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.30%) VMware
9 1 (0.65%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago