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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 64 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 165 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.93% 1.89% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 2.14% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 118 58 92
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
3786 4164 4454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.21% 88.60% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3087 3222 3596
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +65 151 £43,750 -2.77% 10
Bradford +3 7 £29,000 -30.12%
Wetherby - 2 £51,250 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 156 (49.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (39.49%) CISSP
3 112 (35.67%) PCI DSS
4 91 (28.98%) CISM
4 91 (28.98%) Risk Management
5 70 (22.29%) Finance
6 59 (18.79%) Management Information System
6 59 (18.79%) CISA
7 55 (17.52%) Windows
8 46 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (13.69%) Security Management
10 42 (13.38%) Data Protection
11 39 (12.42%) ITIL
11 39 (12.42%) Oracle
12 36 (11.46%) IT Audit
13 34 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (10.83%) Java
14 33 (10.51%) COBIT
14 33 (10.51%) Information Security Management
14 33 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (10.51%) ISMS
15 31 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (9.87%) Unix
15 31 (9.87%) Data Protection Act
16 30 (9.55%) Firewall
17 29 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (8.92%) SQL Server
19 27 (8.60%) SQL
19 27 (8.60%) GIAC
19 27 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.55%) IIS
2 6 (1.91%) CloudStack
2 6 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) IaaS
2 3 (0.96%) PaaS
2 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.55%) Firewall
2 14 (4.46%) Wireless
2 14 (4.46%) Wireless Security
3 12 (3.82%) Network Security
4 11 (3.50%) DNS
5 10 (3.18%) Internet
5 10 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.55%) VPN
7 6 (1.91%) BGP
7 6 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.91%) OSPF
7 6 (1.91%) VoIP
8 5 (1.59%) IPsec
9 3 (0.96%) HTTP
9 3 (0.96%) IPv4
9 3 (0.96%) SAN
9 3 (0.96%) SMTP
10 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.32%) SNMP
10 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.14%) DB2
3 12 (3.82%) MySQL
4 10 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.18%) QlikView
4 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.87%) Big Data
5 9 (2.87%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.78%) Subversion
2 12 (3.82%) JIRA
3 11 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.91%) Toad
5 6 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (22.29%) Finance
2 23 (7.32%) Legal
3 14 (4.46%) Publishing
4 9 (2.87%) Back Office
4 9 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (27.71%) Analyst
2 74 (23.57%) Security Manager
3 66 (21.02%) Security Analyst
4 45 (14.33%) Information Security Manager
4 45 (14.33%) IT Manager
5 42 (13.38%) IT Security Manager
6 34 (10.83%) Information Manager
7 30 (9.55%) Security Officer
8 25 (7.96%) Information Analyst
8 25 (7.96%) Information Officer
8 25 (7.96%) Information Security Analyst
8 25 (7.96%) Information Security Officer
9 24 (7.64%) IT Analyst
10 22 (7.01%) IT Security Analyst
11 20 (6.37%) Risk Manager
12 19 (6.05%) Consultant
12 19 (6.05%) Security Consultant
13 18 (5.73%) CISSP Analyst
14 16 (5.10%) IT Risk Manager
15 14 (4.46%) CISSP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.87%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (2.55%) .NET
3 7 (2.23%) J2EE
4 6 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.91%) WCF
5 3 (0.96%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.96%) Apache Camel
5 3 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.79%) Management Information System
2 46 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.87%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (5.10%) CESG
5 14 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.50%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.87%) iPad
8 8 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.91%) Clustering
9 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.64%) Statistics
13 1 (0.32%) AS400
13 1 (0.32%) Blog
13 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.52%) Windows
2 31 (9.87%) Unix
3 25 (7.96%) Linux
4 13 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.96%) AIX
6 3 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.98%) Risk Management
2 43 (13.69%) Security Management
3 42 (13.38%) Data Protection
4 39 (12.42%) ITIL
5 36 (11.46%) IT Audit
6 34 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (10.51%) Information Security Management
7 33 (10.51%) ISMS
7 33 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (7.01%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (6.69%) Service Design
12 19 (6.05%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.05%) High Availability
13 18 (5.73%) Internal Audit
14 17 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (5.10%) Change Management
16 13 (4.14%) Data Governance
16 13 (4.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.83%) Java
2 27 (8.60%) SQL
3 26 (8.28%) Python
4 23 (7.32%) Perl
5 17 (5.41%) Ruby
6 16 (5.10%) PHP
7 14 (4.46%) C
7 14 (4.46%) C++
7 14 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.14%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.18%) C#
10 6 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.91%) VB
10 6 (1.91%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.91%) VB6
11 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 124 (39.49%) CISSP
2 91 (28.98%) CISM
3 59 (18.79%) CISA
4 29 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (8.60%) GIAC
6 24 (7.64%) Degree
7 20 (6.37%) CCNA
8 19 (6.05%) CISMP
9 18 (5.73%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.10%) CEH
11 15 (4.78%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (4.78%) CREST Certified
11 15 (4.78%) Security+ Certification
12 14 (4.46%) SANS
12 14 (4.46%) SC Cleared
13 13 (4.14%) SSCP
14 12 (3.82%) CCNP
15 9 (2.87%) CCIE
15 9 (2.87%) CCSP
15 9 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (49.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (35.67%) PCI DSS
3 33 (10.51%) COBIT
4 22 (7.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.18%) Data Quality
5 10 (3.18%) ISAE 3402
5 10 (3.18%) SSAE 16
6 9 (2.87%) SLA
7 7 (2.23%) ISO 9001
7 7 (2.23%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.23%) vSphere
3 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.96%) Docker
4 3 (0.96%) KVM
4 3 (0.96%) Xen
5 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.50%) Ansible
1 11 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.50%) Puppet
1 11 (3.50%) Salt
2 6 (1.91%) Nagios
3 3 (0.96%) Cacti
3 3 (0.96%) Graphite
3 3 (0.96%) Munin
3 3 (0.96%) OpenNMS
3 3 (0.96%) Opsview
3 3 (0.96%) yum
3 3 (0.96%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.64%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (12.42%) Oracle
2 23 (7.32%) Cisco
3 20 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.41%) VMware
5 9 (2.87%) F5
5 9 (2.87%) Symantec
6 6 (1.91%) Citrix
7 5 (1.59%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.27%) Splunk
9 3 (0.96%) Capita
9 3 (0.96%) Dell
9 3 (0.96%) HP
9 3 (0.96%) Juniper
9 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.64%) Avaya
10 2 (0.64%) Xerox
11 1 (0.32%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.32%) IBM
11 1 (0.32%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £627000 - £628000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago