The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Officer
Rank 169 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £48,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
IT Security Officer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 3568 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 97.09% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2655 2828 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Officer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Officer across the Leeds region.

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in Leeds

IT Security Officer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT Security Officer in their job title 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 with IT Security Officer in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) CHFI
3 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
3 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) DMZ
5 2 (15.38%) CISA
5 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) PKI
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT Security Officer in their job title 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 with IT Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) DMZ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CHFI
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001