The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 31 14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 3.31% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.17% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 81 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 67.26% 53.64% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 55
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
West Yorkshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT