The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 194 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
Information Security Officer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4580 4131 3844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.24% 95.12% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 3249 3245
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 7 £42,500 +34.92%
Information Security Officer
Yorkshire

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) CHFI
4 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (41.67%) SIEM
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
4 5 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (8.33%) CISSP
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CHFI
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS