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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 99 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 118 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.42% 2.30% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.76% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 96 36 57
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,575 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,250 £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
4064 2935 2786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.26% 83.17% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3222 2226 2314
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 29 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 29 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 +4 94 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Bradford -9 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Wakefield 0 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 29 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 98 (42.24%) CISSP
2 89 (38.36%) Finance
3 86 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (29.31%) Risk Management
5 55 (23.71%) Windows
6 48 (20.69%) Management Information System
7 46 (19.83%) PCI DSS
8 40 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 35 (15.09%) ITIL
10 33 (14.22%) Active Directory
10 33 (14.22%) Firewall
11 32 (13.79%) Business Continuity
12 31 (13.36%) Risk Analysis
12 31 (13.36%) CISA
13 30 (12.93%) Security Management
14 29 (12.50%) Degree
15 27 (11.64%) Internet
15 27 (11.64%) Cisco
16 26 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (10.78%) CheckPoint
17 25 (10.78%) Information Security Management
18 24 (10.34%) CISM
19 23 (9.91%) Service Delivery
19 23 (9.91%) Oracle
20 22 (9.48%) DNS
20 22 (9.48%) Legal
20 22 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
20 22 (9.48%) Symantec
21 21 (9.05%) SSCP
22 20 (8.62%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (3.45%) IIS
2 7 (3.02%) CMS
3 3 (1.29%) SAS
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
3 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.29%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.22%) Firewall
2 27 (11.64%) Internet
3 22 (9.48%) DNS
4 12 (5.17%) Network Security
5 11 (4.74%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.88%) SSL
8 7 (3.02%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.59%) WAN
10 5 (2.16%) LAN
11 4 (1.72%) DMZ
11 4 (1.72%) VPN
11 4 (1.72%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.29%) DHCP
12 3 (1.29%) SSH
12 3 (1.29%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.86%) HTTP
14 1 (0.43%) SNMP
14 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.29%) DB2
3 3 (1.29%) MySQL
3 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Subversion
General
1 89 (38.36%) Finance
2 22 (9.48%) Legal
3 10 (4.31%) Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (29.74%) Analyst
2 55 (23.71%) Security Analyst
3 42 (18.10%) Head of Security
4 41 (17.67%) Consultant
5 39 (16.81%) Security Consultant
6 31 (13.36%) IT Security Analyst
7 22 (9.48%) Security Officer
8 19 (8.19%) Information Security Officer
9 17 (7.33%) Information Analyst
9 17 (7.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 16 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
11 14 (6.03%) Head of Information Security
12 11 (4.74%) Development Manager
13 10 (4.31%) IT Consultant
13 10 (4.31%) IT Security Consultant
14 9 (3.88%) Senior Manager
15 7 (3.02%) Business Analyst
15 7 (3.02%) Senior Consultant
15 7 (3.02%) Senior Security Consultant
15 7 (3.02%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.47%) .NET
1 15 (6.47%) ASP.NET
2 12 (5.17%) WPF
3 11 (4.74%) WCF
4 5 (2.16%) HTML
4 5 (2.16%) CSS
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
5 3 (1.29%) LAMP
5 3 (1.29%) Ajax
5 3 (1.29%) jQuery
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.60%) iPhone
2 13 (5.60%) iPad
3 7 (3.02%) RMADS
4 5 (2.16%) CESG
5 4 (1.72%) PKI
5 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.29%) VSAM
6 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.71%) Windows
2 19 (8.19%) UNIX
3 16 (6.90%) Linux
4 6 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.31%) Risk Management
2 35 (15.09%) ITIL
3 32 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 31 (13.36%) Risk Analysis
5 30 (12.93%) Security Management
6 26 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (10.78%) Information Security Management
8 23 (9.91%) Service Delivery
9 20 (8.62%) Project Management
10 19 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (6.90%) SIEM
12 15 (6.47%) Data Protection
13 14 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (5.17%) Business Development
15 11 (4.74%) BCP
15 11 (4.74%) TOGAF
15 11 (4.74%) Business Continuity Planning
16 10 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.76%) SQL
2 14 (6.03%) C#
2 14 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.74%) Java
3 11 (4.74%) VB
3 11 (4.74%) VB.NET
3 11 (4.74%) VB6
4 3 (1.29%) Ruby
4 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.29%) Python
4 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (42.24%) CISSP
2 31 (13.36%) CISA
3 29 (12.50%) Degree
4 24 (10.34%) CISM
5 22 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (9.05%) SSCP
7 19 (8.19%) CCNA
8 15 (6.47%) CCSA
9 12 (5.17%) CEH
9 12 (5.17%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (4.31%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.02%) ISEB
13 6 (2.59%) MCSE
14 5 (2.16%) MCP
14 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.72%) CRISC
15 4 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (1.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (19.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (2.59%) SLA
5 5 (2.16%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (1.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 33 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.43%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Nessus
2 3 (1.29%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) Opsview
2 3 (1.29%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.64%) Cisco
3 25 (10.78%) CheckPoint
4 23 (9.91%) Oracle
5 22 (9.48%) Symantec
6 20 (8.62%) McAfee
7 7 (3.02%) Juniper
7 7 (3.02%) VMware
8 5 (2.16%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.29%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.29%) F5
9 3 (1.29%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.29%) Google
9 3 (1.29%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.29%) Qualys
10 2 (0.86%) Websense
10 2 (0.86%) Imperva
11 1 (0.43%) Splunk
11 1 (0.43%) ScanSafe
11 1 (0.43%) Clearswift
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 + Bens OTE 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens OTE 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 27 days ago