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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 114 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.71% 2.68% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.27% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 69 54
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £35,000
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
4126 3490 3262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.68% 82.00% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3340 2707 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 113 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Halifax +2 7 £42,500 +54.54%
Bradford -7 7 £65,000 +154.90%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 113 (51.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (36.82%) CISSP
3 76 (34.55%) PCI DSS
4 59 (26.82%) Management Information System
5 57 (25.91%) CISM
6 55 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 46 (20.91%) Firewall
7 46 (20.91%) CEH
8 42 (19.09%) GIAC
9 37 (16.82%) Data Protection
10 35 (15.91%) Windows
11 34 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 32 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (14.55%) SIEM
13 30 (13.64%) Security Testing
13 30 (13.64%) Cisco
14 29 (13.18%) Service Delivery
15 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (12.27%) CheckPoint
16 26 (11.82%) ITIL
17 25 (11.36%) Finance
18 24 (10.91%) Security Management
18 24 (10.91%) UNIX
19 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
20 20 (9.09%) E-Commerce
21 19 (8.64%) Information Security Management
21 19 (8.64%) Wireless
22 16 (7.27%) Linux
22 16 (7.27%) Line Management
23 15 (6.82%) Kalman Filter

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (5.00%) MS Office
2 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.91%) Firewall
2 19 (8.64%) Wireless
3 14 (6.36%) SSL
4 13 (5.91%) Network Security
5 8 (3.64%) LAN
5 8 (3.64%) WAN
5 8 (3.64%) Internet
6 7 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.82%) DNS
7 4 (1.82%) SAN
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.91%) HTTP
9 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) SMTP
9 2 (0.91%) VoIP
9 2 (0.91%) IPv4
9 2 (0.91%) OSPF
9 2 (0.91%) BGP
9 2 (0.91%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.64%) JIRA
3 7 (3.18%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (3.18%) Toad
4 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.91%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Legal
3 13 (5.91%) Retail
4 11 (5.00%) Banking
5 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.27%) Games
6 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.27%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (31.82%) Analyst
2 68 (30.91%) Security Analyst
3 45 (20.45%) Security Manager
4 30 (13.64%) Consultant
5 29 (13.18%) Information Analyst
5 29 (13.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 28 (12.73%) Information Manager
6 28 (12.73%) Information Security Manager
7 21 (9.55%) Security Consultant
8 14 (6.36%) Security Officer
9 13 (5.91%) Information Security Officer
9 13 (5.91%) Account Manager
9 13 (5.91%) Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Junior
11 11 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (5.00%) Systems Developer
12 10 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.09%) IT Security Manager
14 7 (3.18%) Oracle Developer
14 7 (3.18%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.27%) Application Packaging
1 5 (2.27%) .NET
1 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.91%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) CSS3
3 1 (0.45%) WPF
3 1 (0.45%) jQuery
3 1 (0.45%) JSTL
3 1 (0.45%) Ajax
3 1 (0.45%) WinForms
3 1 (0.45%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) JSP
3 1 (0.45%) Servlets
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.82%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.18%) NHS
5 4 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.36%) RMADS
7 2 (0.91%) CESG
7 2 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.91%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) SecurID
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.91%) Windows
2 24 (10.91%) UNIX
3 16 (7.27%) Linux
4 12 (5.45%) Solaris
5 10 (4.55%) AIX
6 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 37 (16.82%) Data Protection
3 34 (15.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 32 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (14.55%) SIEM
5 30 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 29 (13.18%) Service Delivery
7 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (11.82%) ITIL
9 24 (10.91%) Security Management
10 20 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.64%) Information Security Management
12 16 (7.27%) Line Management
13 15 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (6.36%) Project Management
14 14 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.91%) Coaching
15 13 (5.91%) Incident Management
15 13 (5.91%) PRINCE2
16 12 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.91%) SQL
2 8 (3.64%) C
3 7 (3.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.82%) VB
4 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.82%) VB6
5 3 (1.36%) Java
5 3 (1.36%) Perl
5 3 (1.36%) Python
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (36.82%) CISSP
2 57 (25.91%) CISM
3 46 (20.91%) CEH
4 42 (19.09%) GIAC
5 11 (5.00%) PCI QSA
5 11 (5.00%) CISA
6 10 (4.55%) CRISC
6 10 (4.55%) Degree
7 9 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.73%) CCNP
8 6 (2.73%) CCNA
8 6 (2.73%) CCSA
8 6 (2.73%) CCSE
8 6 (2.73%) MAPM
9 5 (2.27%) CHFI
10 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.82%) SSCP
11 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (51.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (34.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (3.18%) SLA
6 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.91%) COBIT
8 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.82%) XenApp
1 4 (1.82%) XenServer
2 3 (1.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.82%) Nessus
3 2 (0.91%) yum
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (13.64%) Cisco
2 27 (12.27%) CheckPoint
3 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.36%) Oracle
5 8 (3.64%) Symantec
6 6 (2.73%) McAfee
6 6 (2.73%) ScanSafe
7 4 (1.82%) HP
7 4 (1.82%) Citrix
7 4 (1.82%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.36%) Splunk
8 3 (1.36%) F5
8 3 (1.36%) Juniper
9 2 (0.91%) VMware
9 2 (0.91%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.91%) Qualys
9 2 (0.91%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.45%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: Negotiable + 30 days holiday, 5% pension, BUPA
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £34,318 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago