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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 92 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 67 104 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.54% 3.17% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 3.57% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 50 88 90
Median salary £40,000 £44,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,275 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
2354 2910 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.40% 88.69% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 2421 2432
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 68 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (37.35%) PCI DSS
3 52 (31.33%) Degree
4 48 (28.92%) Firewall
5 45 (27.11%) Management Information System
6 43 (25.90%) Windows
7 37 (22.29%) CISSP
8 34 (20.48%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (17.47%) Network Security
10 29 (17.47%) C
11 28 (16.87%) C++
11 28 (16.87%) ITIL
11 28 (16.87%) Unix
11 28 (16.87%) CREST Certified
12 27 (16.27%) Java
12 27 (16.27%) PHP
13 25 (15.06%) CESG
13 25 (15.06%) Perl
14 24 (14.46%) CISM
15 23 (13.86%) Python
16 22 (13.25%) CISA
16 22 (13.25%) Ruby
17 21 (12.65%) CEH
17 21 (12.65%) Security Management
17 21 (12.65%) Linux
17 21 (12.65%) .NET
17 21 (12.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 20 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
18 20 (12.05%) Wireless

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 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Office
2 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Heroku
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.92%) Firewall
2 29 (17.47%) Network Security
3 20 (12.05%) Wireless
4 16 (9.64%) Wireless Security
5 8 (4.82%) Internet
6 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.41%) HTTP
8 3 (1.81%) DNS
8 3 (1.81%) SAN
8 3 (1.81%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.20%) DHCP
9 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Burp Suite
General
1 18 (10.84%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Publishing
3 7 (4.22%) Retail
3 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 4 (2.41%) Advertising
5 4 (2.41%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (34.94%) Analyst
2 41 (24.70%) Security Analyst
3 27 (16.27%) Penetration Tester
3 27 (16.27%) Security Manager
3 27 (16.27%) Tester
4 21 (12.65%) IT Analyst
4 21 (12.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 16 (9.64%) Consultant
6 15 (9.04%) Security Consultant
7 14 (8.43%) Information Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) Information Security Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) IT Manager
8 12 (7.23%) IT Security Manager
9 11 (6.63%) Information Manager
9 11 (6.63%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (6.63%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (6.63%) Security Penetration Tester
9 11 (6.63%) Security Tester
10 10 (6.02%) Ethical Hacker
11 9 (5.42%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.65%) .NET
2 8 (4.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.60%) Ajax
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) HTML5
3 1 (0.60%) jQuery
3 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.11%) Management Information System
2 25 (15.06%) CESG
3 16 (9.64%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.83%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.82%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.61%) Clustering
6 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.81%) BBC
8 3 (1.81%) iPad
8 3 (1.81%) iPhone
8 3 (1.81%) NHS
8 3 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.20%) Celerra
9 2 (1.20%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.20%) Online Games
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.90%) Windows
2 28 (16.87%) Unix
3 21 (12.65%) Linux
4 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.81%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) Penetration Testing
2 31 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (16.87%) ITIL
4 21 (12.65%) Security Management
4 21 (12.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 20 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (10.84%) Information Security Management
6 18 (10.84%) ISMS
7 16 (9.64%) Risk Management
8 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.43%) Security Architecture
9 13 (7.83%) SIEM
10 12 (7.23%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (7.23%) Remediation Plan
10 12 (7.23%) Security Testing
11 11 (6.63%) Data Security
11 11 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (6.02%) ERP
12 10 (6.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.47%) C
2 28 (16.87%) C++
3 27 (16.27%) Java
3 27 (16.27%) PHP
4 25 (15.06%) Perl
5 23 (13.86%) Python
6 22 (13.25%) Ruby
7 17 (10.24%) C#
8 11 (6.63%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.61%) SQL
11 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (31.33%) Degree
2 37 (22.29%) CISSP
3 28 (16.87%) CREST Certified
4 24 (14.46%) CISM
5 22 (13.25%) CISA
6 21 (12.65%) CEH
7 19 (11.45%) SSCP
8 18 (10.84%) CompTIA Security+
8 18 (10.84%) Security+ Certification
9 17 (10.24%) GIAC
9 17 (10.24%) Security Cleared
10 16 (9.64%) CISMP
10 16 (9.64%) SC Cleared
11 12 (7.23%) CHECK Team Member
11 12 (7.23%) Tigerscheme
12 11 (6.63%) CHECK Team Leader
13 9 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (4.82%) OSCP
15 5 (3.01%) CCNA
15 5 (3.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (40.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (37.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.82%) SLA
4 6 (3.61%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.60%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.20%) vSphere
4 2 (1.20%) XenApp
4 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Nessus
2 4 (2.41%) Nmap
2 4 (2.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (7.23%) Cisco
2 9 (5.42%) Citrix
2 9 (5.42%) VMware
3 8 (4.82%) F5
3 8 (4.82%) Splunk
4 6 (3.61%) HP
4 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.61%) Riverbed
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.41%) AlienVault
6 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.41%) IBM
6 4 (2.41%) Juniper
6 4 (2.41%) LogLogic
6 4 (2.41%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.20%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.20%) Avaya
7 2 (1.20%) Dell
7 2 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (0.60%) CommVault
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