The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 34 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.09% 1.89% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.03% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £60,000 £33,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.45% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 66 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 87.50% 62.26% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 159 62 86
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Information Security
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Wakefield

Information Security
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001