The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 98 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 117 114 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 2.53% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.07% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 90 67 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4331 3719 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.90% 82.52% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3485 2896 2598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +8 103 £45,000 - 10
Halifax +2 8 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Bradford -15 1 £65,000 +154.90%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 109 (48.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (35.84%) CISSP
3 71 (31.42%) PCI DSS
4 64 (28.32%) Management Information System
5 57 (25.22%) Risk Management
6 56 (24.78%) CISM
7 46 (20.35%) Firewall
8 45 (19.91%) Windows
9 44 (19.47%) CEH
10 42 (18.58%) GIAC
11 41 (18.14%) Data Protection
12 36 (15.93%) Security Testing
13 34 (15.04%) SIEM
14 33 (14.60%) Penetration Testing
14 33 (14.60%) Service Delivery
15 32 (14.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 30 (13.27%) ITIL
17 29 (12.83%) UNIX
17 29 (12.83%) Cisco
17 29 (12.83%) Finance
18 25 (11.06%) CheckPoint
19 24 (10.62%) Security Management
19 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
21 20 (8.85%) Wireless
22 18 (7.96%) Legal
22 18 (7.96%) Information Security Management
22 18 (7.96%) Oracle
23 17 (7.52%) Linux
23 17 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.35%) Firewall
2 20 (8.85%) Wireless
3 15 (6.64%) SSL
4 14 (6.19%) Network Security
5 9 (3.98%) LAN
5 9 (3.98%) WAN
6 8 (3.54%) SAN
6 8 (3.54%) Internet
7 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.77%) DNS
9 3 (1.33%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.33%) VPN
10 2 (0.88%) IPv4
10 2 (0.88%) SMTP
10 2 (0.88%) HTTP
10 2 (0.88%) VoIP
10 2 (0.88%) OSPF
10 2 (0.88%) BGP
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (2.21%) JIRA
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.77%) Toad
3 2 (0.88%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (12.83%) Finance
2 18 (7.96%) Legal
3 14 (6.19%) Retail
4 13 (5.75%) Banking
5 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.21%) Law
6 5 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.21%) Games
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (29.65%) Analyst
2 66 (29.20%) Security Analyst
3 50 (22.12%) Security Manager
4 32 (14.16%) Information Manager
4 32 (14.16%) Information Security Manager
4 32 (14.16%) Consultant
5 30 (13.27%) Information Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) Information Security Analyst
6 23 (10.18%) Security Consultant
7 16 (7.08%) Security Officer
8 15 (6.64%) Information Security Officer
9 14 (6.19%) Information Security Consultant
10 13 (5.75%) Junior
11 12 (5.31%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (4.87%) Account Manager
13 9 (3.98%) IT Security Manager
14 8 (3.54%) IT Manager
15 7 (3.10%) Developer
15 7 (3.10%) Head of IT
15 7 (3.10%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) JSP
4 1 (0.44%) Servlets
4 1 (0.44%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.44%) Ajax
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) JSTL
4 1 (0.44%) jQuery
4 1 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.32%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.87%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.65%) NHS
5 5 (2.21%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) SecurID
7 1 (0.44%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.91%) Windows
2 29 (12.83%) UNIX
3 17 (7.52%) Linux
4 13 (5.75%) Solaris
5 10 (4.42%) AIX
6 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.22%) Risk Management
2 41 (18.14%) Data Protection
3 36 (15.93%) Security Testing
4 34 (15.04%) SIEM
5 33 (14.60%) Penetration Testing
5 33 (14.60%) Service Delivery
6 32 (14.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 30 (13.27%) ITIL
8 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (10.62%) Security Management
9 18 (7.96%) Information Security Management
10 17 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (7.08%) Project Management
11 16 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.08%) Line Management
12 15 (6.64%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.64%) Coaching
12 15 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (6.19%) Incident Management
14 13 (5.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.42%) SQL
2 9 (3.98%) C
3 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.33%) Java
4 3 (1.33%) Perl
4 3 (1.33%) Python
5 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.44%) VB6
6 1 (0.44%) Ruby
6 1 (0.44%) VB
6 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (35.84%) CISSP
2 56 (24.78%) CISM
3 44 (19.47%) CEH
4 42 (18.58%) GIAC
5 14 (6.19%) Degree
6 11 (4.87%) CISA
7 10 (4.42%) PCI QSA
8 9 (3.98%) CRISC
9 7 (3.10%) CHFI
10 6 (2.65%) MAPM
11 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.77%) CCNA
13 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.33%) VCP4
14 2 (0.88%) OSCP
14 2 (0.88%) MCP
14 2 (0.88%) SSCP
14 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (48.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (31.42%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (4.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (3.54%) SLA
6 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.88%) COBIT
8 1 (0.44%) QA
8 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (3.54%) XenApp
1 8 (3.54%) XenServer
2 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.33%) Nessus
3 2 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Cisco
2 25 (11.06%) CheckPoint
3 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.96%) Oracle
5 8 (3.54%) HP
5 8 (3.54%) Citrix
5 8 (3.54%) Symantec
6 6 (2.65%) McAfee
6 6 (2.65%) F5
7 5 (2.21%) Splunk
7 5 (2.21%) Juniper
7 5 (2.21%) ScanSafe
8 4 (1.77%) Clearswift
8 4 (1.77%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
9 3 (1.33%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.88%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.88%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.88%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago