The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 July 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 92 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 120 83 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 2.35% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.84% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 37 53
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4045 2924 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.86% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3208 2212 2282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Information Security
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 +19 95 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Bradford -10 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Wakefield -4 5 - -
Halifax - 4 £55,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £30,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 101 (42.26%) CISSP
2 91 (38.08%) Finance
3 88 (36.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (28.87%) Risk Management
5 55 (23.01%) Windows
6 50 (20.92%) Management Information System
7 47 (19.67%) PCI DSS
8 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
9 38 (15.90%) ITIL
10 34 (14.23%) Firewall
11 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
12 32 (13.39%) CISA
12 32 (13.39%) Risk Analysis
12 32 (13.39%) Business Continuity
13 31 (12.97%) Degree
14 30 (12.55%) Security Management
14 30 (12.55%) Cisco
15 28 (11.72%) CheckPoint
15 28 (11.72%) Internet
16 25 (10.46%) Information Security Management
16 25 (10.46%) CISM
16 25 (10.46%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (10.04%) Symantec
18 23 (9.62%) Service Delivery
18 23 (9.62%) Oracle
19 22 (9.21%) DNS
19 22 (9.21%) McAfee
19 22 (9.21%) Legal
20 21 (8.79%) SSCP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (3.35%) IIS
2 7 (2.93%) CMS
3 3 (1.26%) SAS
3 3 (1.26%) Apache
3 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Office
2 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.26%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.23%) Firewall
2 28 (11.72%) Internet
3 22 (9.21%) DNS
4 13 (5.44%) Network Security
5 11 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.77%) SSL
8 8 (3.35%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.51%) WAN
10 5 (2.09%) LAN
11 4 (1.67%) DMZ
11 4 (1.67%) VPN
11 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.26%) DHCP
12 3 (1.26%) SSH
12 3 (1.26%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.84%) Wireless
13 2 (0.84%) HTTP
14 1 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.26%) DB2
3 3 (1.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Subversion
General
1 91 (38.08%) Finance
2 22 (9.21%) Legal
3 10 (4.18%) Banking
4 5 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (29.71%) Analyst
2 56 (23.43%) Security Analyst
3 42 (17.57%) Consultant
3 42 (17.57%) Head of Security
4 39 (16.32%) Security Consultant
5 31 (12.97%) IT Security Analyst
6 22 (9.21%) Security Officer
7 19 (7.95%) Information Security Officer
7 19 (7.95%) Information Analyst
8 18 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (6.69%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (5.86%) Head of Information Security
11 11 (4.60%) Development Manager
12 10 (4.18%) IT Consultant
12 10 (4.18%) IT Security Consultant
13 8 (3.35%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.35%) Security Manager
14 7 (2.93%) Senior Security Consultant
14 7 (2.93%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (2.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.69%) .NET
2 15 (6.28%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.02%) WPF
4 11 (4.60%) WCF
5 5 (2.09%) HTML
5 5 (2.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.26%) Web Services
6 3 (1.26%) LAMP
6 3 (1.26%) Ajax
6 3 (1.26%) jQuery
6 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.92%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.44%) iPhone
2 13 (5.44%) iPad
3 7 (2.93%) RMADS
4 5 (2.09%) CESG
5 4 (1.67%) PKI
5 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.26%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.26%) VSAM
6 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) DTV
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.01%) Windows
2 19 (7.95%) UNIX
3 16 (6.69%) Linux
4 6 (2.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.87%) Risk Management
2 38 (15.90%) ITIL
3 32 (13.39%) Business Continuity
3 32 (13.39%) Risk Analysis
4 30 (12.55%) Security Management
5 25 (10.46%) Information Security Management
5 25 (10.46%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 20 (8.37%) Project Management
8 19 (7.95%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (6.69%) Ethical Hacking
9 16 (6.69%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.69%) SIEM
10 14 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.02%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.60%) BCP
13 11 (4.60%) Business Continuity Planning
14 10 (4.18%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.37%) SQL
2 14 (5.86%) C#
2 14 (5.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.60%) Java
3 11 (4.60%) VB
3 11 (4.60%) VB.NET
3 11 (4.60%) VB6
4 3 (1.26%) Ruby
4 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.26%) Python
4 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (42.26%) CISSP
2 32 (13.39%) CISA
3 31 (12.97%) Degree
4 25 (10.46%) CISM
5 24 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (8.79%) SSCP
7 20 (8.37%) CCNA
8 16 (6.69%) CCSA
9 12 (5.02%) CEH
9 12 (5.02%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.60%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.93%) ISEB
12 6 (2.51%) MCSE
12 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.09%) MCP
14 4 (1.67%) CCNP
14 4 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (36.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (2.51%) SLA
6 5 (2.09%) CESG Infosec
7 4 (1.67%) COBIT
8 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.84%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) Nessus
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) Opsview
2 3 (1.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.55%) Cisco
3 28 (11.72%) CheckPoint
4 24 (10.04%) Symantec
5 23 (9.62%) Oracle
6 22 (9.21%) McAfee
7 7 (2.93%) Juniper
7 7 (2.93%) VMware
8 5 (2.09%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.26%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.26%) F5
9 3 (1.26%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.26%) Google
9 3 (1.26%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.26%) Qualys
10 2 (0.84%) Websense
10 2 (0.84%) Imperva
11 1 (0.42%) Splunk
11 1 (0.42%) ScanSafe
11 1 (0.42%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 + Bens OTE 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens OTE 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 21 days ago