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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 103 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.06% 2.17% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.60% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 81 42 65
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
4118 3044 2978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.51% 83.60% 79.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 2360 2492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 82 £42,500 -29.16% 10
Wakefield +1 5 - -
Halifax - 4 £55,000 -
Bradford -15 3 £37,500 - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 92 (39.66%) CISSP
2 86 (37.07%) Finance
2 86 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (29.31%) Risk Management
4 55 (23.71%) Windows
5 48 (20.69%) Management Information System
6 43 (18.53%) PCI DSS
7 41 (17.67%) Microsoft
8 38 (16.38%) Firewall
9 35 (15.09%) ITIL
10 33 (14.22%) Active Directory
11 32 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
11 32 (13.79%) Business Continuity
12 29 (12.50%) Internet
13 28 (12.07%) Degree
14 27 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
14 27 (11.64%) Security Management
15 26 (11.21%) CISA
15 26 (11.21%) Cisco
16 24 (10.34%) Oracle
16 24 (10.34%) CISM
16 24 (10.34%) CheckPoint
17 23 (9.91%) Service Delivery
18 22 (9.48%) Information Security Management
18 22 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (9.48%) Project Management
18 22 (9.48%) DNS
19 19 (8.19%) UNIX
19 19 (8.19%) SQL
20 18 (7.76%) CCNA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (3.02%) CMS
2 6 (2.59%) IIS
3 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.29%) SAS
4 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (5.60%) MS Office
2 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.38%) Firewall
2 29 (12.50%) Internet
3 22 (9.48%) DNS
4 16 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (6.03%) Network Security
6 13 (5.60%) TCP/IP
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
11 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.29%) tcpdump
12 3 (1.29%) SSH
12 3 (1.29%) DHCP
13 2 (0.86%) HTTP
13 2 (0.86%) SNMP
14 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.29%) DB2
3 3 (1.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Subversion
2 5 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Toad
4 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (37.07%) Finance
2 17 (7.33%) Legal
3 10 (4.31%) Banking
4 7 (3.02%) Retail
5 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (28.88%) Analyst
2 52 (22.41%) Security Analyst
3 43 (18.53%) Consultant
4 40 (17.24%) Security Consultant
5 37 (15.95%) Head of Security
6 31 (13.36%) IT Security Analyst
7 19 (8.19%) Security Officer
8 16 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (6.47%) Information Security Consultant
10 12 (5.17%) Head of Information Security
11 11 (4.74%) IT Security Consultant
11 11 (4.74%) IT Consultant
12 10 (4.31%) Information Analyst
12 10 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (3.88%) Development Manager
14 8 (3.45%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.45%) Developer
15 7 (3.02%) Business Analyst
16 6 (2.59%) Architect
16 6 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.33%) .NET
1 17 (7.33%) ASP.NET
2 12 (5.17%) WPF
3 9 (3.88%) WCF
4 5 (2.16%) CSS
4 5 (2.16%) HTML
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.29%) WinForms
5 3 (1.29%) LAMP
5 3 (1.29%) jQuery
5 3 (1.29%) Ajax
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.60%) iPhone
2 13 (5.60%) iPad
3 8 (3.45%) RMADS
4 6 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.59%) CESG
5 4 (1.72%) PKI
6 3 (1.29%) VSAM
6 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.29%) NHS
6 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
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 Server 2003
6 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.31%) Risk Management
2 35 (15.09%) ITIL
3 32 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
3 32 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 27 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (11.64%) Security Management
5 23 (9.91%) Service Delivery
6 22 (9.48%) Information Security Management
6 22 (9.48%) Project Management
7 17 (7.33%) Data Protection
7 17 (7.33%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (7.33%) SIEM
8 15 (6.47%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (5.17%) Business Development
12 11 (4.74%) BCP
12 11 (4.74%) Business Continuity Planning
13 10 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.19%) SQL
2 12 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (5.17%) C#
3 11 (4.74%) VB6
3 11 (4.74%) VB
3 11 (4.74%) VB.NET
4 9 (3.88%) Java
5 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.29%) Ruby
5 3 (1.29%) Python
5 3 (1.29%) Perl
5 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (39.66%) CISSP
2 28 (12.07%) Degree
3 26 (11.21%) CISA
4 24 (10.34%) CISM
5 22 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.76%) CCNA
7 17 (7.33%) SSCP
8 16 (6.90%) CCSA
9 11 (4.74%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (4.31%) Security Cleared
10 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (4.31%) CEH
11 8 (3.45%) CCNP
11 8 (3.45%) CCSE
12 7 (3.02%) ISEB
13 6 (2.59%) MCSE
14 5 (2.16%) CRISC
14 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (18.53%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.59%) SLA
5 5 (2.16%) CESG Infosec
5 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.86%) COBIT
6 2 (0.86%) 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 5 (2.16%) Nessus
2 3 (1.29%) Opsview
2 3 (1.29%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) Nagios
3 2 (0.86%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.21%) Cisco
3 24 (10.34%) Oracle
3 24 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 16 (6.90%) Symantec
5 14 (6.03%) McAfee
6 7 (3.02%) VMware
6 7 (3.02%) Juniper
7 5 (2.16%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.29%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.29%) F5
8 3 (1.29%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.29%) Qualys
8 3 (1.29%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.29%) Google
9 2 (0.86%) Websense
9 2 (0.86%) Altiris
9 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.86%) Imperva
9 2 (0.86%) ScanSafe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexabile for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 27 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago