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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 96 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +52
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 110 119 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.15% 2.39% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.85% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75 85 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
4452 4179 3198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.82% 83.88% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3516 3349 2539
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +5 88 £45,000 -16.66% 9
Halifax +9 15 £42,500 +41.66%
Huddersfield -4 2 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 102 (44.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (38.70%) CISSP
3 67 (29.13%) PCI DSS
4 61 (26.52%) Risk Management
5 58 (25.22%) Management Information System
6 53 (23.04%) CISM
6 53 (23.04%) Firewall
7 48 (20.87%) Data Protection
8 46 (20.00%) Windows
8 46 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 37 (16.09%) ITIL
9 37 (16.09%) SIEM
10 35 (15.22%) GIAC
11 34 (14.78%) CEH
12 33 (14.35%) UNIX
13 32 (13.91%) Service Delivery
14 31 (13.48%) Finance
15 29 (12.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 29 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (12.17%) Cisco
17 26 (11.30%) CheckPoint
18 23 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (9.57%) Security Management
19 22 (9.57%) Retail
20 21 (9.13%) Oracle
20 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
20 21 (9.13%) Wireless
20 21 (9.13%) Banking
20 21 (9.13%) Cyber Security
21 20 (8.70%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.04%) Firewall
2 21 (9.13%) Wireless
3 16 (6.96%) Network Security
4 14 (6.09%) SSL
5 8 (3.48%) LAN
5 8 (3.48%) WAN
5 8 (3.48%) SAN
6 7 (3.04%) Internet
7 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.74%) DNS
8 3 (1.30%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.87%) VPN
9 2 (0.87%) IPv4
9 2 (0.87%) SMTP
9 2 (0.87%) HTTP
9 2 (0.87%) VoIP
9 2 (0.87%) OSPF
9 2 (0.87%) BGP
9 2 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (13.48%) Finance
2 22 (9.57%) Retail
3 21 (9.13%) Banking
4 18 (7.83%) Legal
5 8 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.17%) Games
6 5 (2.17%) Law
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (25.22%) Analyst
2 57 (24.78%) Security Analyst
3 50 (21.74%) Security Manager
4 34 (14.78%) Information Manager
4 34 (14.78%) Information Security Manager
5 33 (14.35%) Consultant
6 30 (13.04%) Information Analyst
6 30 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
7 22 (9.57%) Security Officer
7 22 (9.57%) Security Consultant
8 21 (9.13%) Information Security Officer
9 14 (6.09%) IT Security Analyst
9 14 (6.09%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (4.78%) Administrator
11 10 (4.35%) Junior
11 10 (4.35%) IT Security Officer
12 9 (3.91%) IT Security Manager
13 8 (3.48%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.48%) Account Manager
14 7 (3.04%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.17%) Middleware
2 5 (2.17%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.87%) J2EE
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
4 1 (0.43%) Servlets
4 1 (0.43%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.43%) JSTL
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) CSS3
4 1 (0.43%) Ajax
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.22%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.96%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.61%) Cryptography
4 6 (2.61%) NHS
5 2 (0.87%) GIS
5 2 (0.87%) Open Source
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) RMADS
6 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.00%) Windows
2 33 (14.35%) UNIX
3 17 (7.39%) Solaris
3 17 (7.39%) Linux
4 10 (4.35%) AIX
5 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.52%) Risk Management
2 48 (20.87%) Data Protection
3 46 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 37 (16.09%) SIEM
4 37 (16.09%) ITIL
5 32 (13.91%) Service Delivery
6 29 (12.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (12.61%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (9.57%) Security Management
9 21 (9.13%) Cyber Security
10 20 (8.70%) Project Management
11 19 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.39%) Coaching
13 17 (7.39%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (6.96%) Line Management
14 16 (6.96%) Information Security Management
15 15 (6.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.22%) C
2 5 (2.17%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.17%) SQL
3 3 (1.30%) Python
3 3 (1.30%) Java
3 3 (1.30%) Perl
4 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (38.70%) CISSP
2 53 (23.04%) CISM
3 35 (15.22%) GIAC
4 34 (14.78%) CEH
5 19 (8.26%) CISA
6 14 (6.09%) Degree
7 10 (4.35%) CHFI
8 9 (3.91%) PCI QSA
8 9 (3.91%) CRISC
9 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.74%) CCNA
11 3 (1.30%) MAPM
12 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.87%) ISEB
12 2 (0.87%) MCP
12 2 (0.87%) SSCP
12 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (44.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (29.13%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (4.78%) SLA
5 8 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.17%) QA
7 2 (0.87%) COBIT
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) XenApp
1 8 (3.48%) XenServer
2 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.87%) Nessus
2 2 (0.87%) Nmap
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (12.17%) Cisco
2 26 (11.30%) CheckPoint
3 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.13%) Oracle
4 9 (3.91%) Citrix
5 8 (3.48%) HP
5 8 (3.48%) Symantec
6 6 (2.61%) McAfee
6 6 (2.61%) F5
6 6 (2.61%) SAP
7 5 (2.17%) ScanSafe
7 5 (2.17%) Splunk
7 5 (2.17%) Juniper
7 5 (2.17%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.74%) Clearswift
8 4 (1.74%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.30%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.87%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.87%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.87%) VMware
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