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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 26 23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 0.95% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
162 77 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 71.68% 73.33% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 142 66 70
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) BCP
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (100.00%) RMADS
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Officer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BCP
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Infosec