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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 22 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.04% 2.21% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 4.00% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £33,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
55 125 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 56.12% 55.31% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 91 75
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Pylons
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) web2py
1 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Executive
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Pylons
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) web2py
1 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby