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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 119 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.32% 1.43% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.81% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 90 31 49
Average salary £42,250 £32,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,863 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.03% +2.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4225 3093 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.33% 79.10% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3411 2425 2345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 78 £50,000 +29.03% 7
Halifax - 22 £30,000 -
Bradford +1 11 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 103 (44.21%) CISSP
2 87 (37.34%) Management Information System
3 78 (33.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (30.90%) Risk Management
5 60 (25.75%) PCI DSS
6 59 (25.32%) Finance
7 55 (23.61%) Windows
8 54 (23.18%) ITIL
9 44 (18.88%) Cisco
10 41 (17.60%) CISA
11 39 (16.74%) CheckPoint
12 35 (15.02%) Firewall
13 34 (14.59%) Microsoft
14 32 (13.73%) Security Management
15 31 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (12.45%) UNIX
16 29 (12.45%) Information Security Management
16 29 (12.45%) Network Security
17 28 (12.02%) Symantec
18 27 (11.59%) CISM
18 27 (11.59%) Linux
19 25 (10.73%) CCNA
20 24 (10.30%) SQL
20 24 (10.30%) Degree
21 23 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
21 23 (9.87%) .NET
22 22 (9.44%) Oracle
22 22 (9.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
22 22 (9.44%) CEH
22 22 (9.44%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (8.15%) IIS
2 14 (6.01%) Apache
3 6 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
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 35 (15.02%) Firewall
2 29 (12.45%) Network Security
3 20 (8.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (6.44%) Wireless
4 15 (6.44%) SAN
5 14 (6.01%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.72%) DNS
7 9 (3.86%) DHCP
7 9 (3.86%) MPLS
8 8 (3.43%) OSPF
8 8 (3.43%) BGP
8 8 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.58%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.58%) SSL
9 6 (2.58%) Internet
10 5 (2.15%) LAN
10 5 (2.15%) WAN
10 5 (2.15%) VPN
11 3 (1.29%) SSH
11 3 (1.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.58%) MySQL
3 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.29%) Informix
5 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Subversion
General
1 59 (25.32%) Finance
2 18 (7.73%) Legal
3 5 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (0.86%) Marketing
4 2 (0.86%) Law
4 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
5 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (25.32%) Analyst
2 52 (22.32%) Security Analyst
3 34 (14.59%) Consultant
4 31 (13.30%) Security Consultant
5 23 (9.87%) Information Analyst
6 22 (9.44%) Information Security Analyst
7 21 (9.01%) Head of Security
8 19 (8.15%) Security Officer
9 18 (7.73%) Development Manager
10 17 (7.30%) Information Security Officer
11 14 (6.01%) Information Security Consultant
12 13 (5.58%) Senior Manager
13 12 (5.15%) Security Manager
14 11 (4.72%) Architect
14 11 (4.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 10 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
15 10 (4.29%) Information Manager
15 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
16 9 (3.86%) Lead Architect
17 8 (3.43%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.87%) .NET
2 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET
2 10 (4.29%) WCF
2 10 (4.29%) WPF
3 9 (3.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.00%) Web Services
5 3 (1.29%) LAMP
6 2 (0.86%) Middleware
6 2 (0.86%) J2EE
7 1 (0.43%) CSS
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (37.34%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.43%) NHS
2 8 (3.43%) DTV
3 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.43%) RMADS
5 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.43%) PKI
5 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.61%) Windows
2 29 (12.45%) UNIX
3 27 (11.59%) Linux
4 11 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.43%) Solaris
6 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.86%) zOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.90%) Risk Management
2 54 (23.18%) ITIL
3 32 (13.73%) Security Management
4 29 (12.45%) Information Security Management
5 23 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
6 22 (9.44%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (9.01%) E-Commerce
8 20 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.87%) Information Management
9 16 (6.87%) Network Design
10 15 (6.44%) Business Development
10 15 (6.44%) TOGAF
10 15 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.01%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.58%) Practice Management
13 12 (5.15%) Project Management
13 12 (5.15%) SIEM
14 11 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.72%) Risk Analysis
14 11 (4.72%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.30%) SQL
2 18 (7.73%) Java
3 10 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.29%) VB
3 10 (4.29%) VB.NET
3 10 (4.29%) VB6
3 10 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (1.29%) Ruby
4 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.29%) Python
4 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.29%) Perl
4 3 (1.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (44.21%) CISSP
2 41 (17.60%) CISA
3 31 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (11.59%) CISM
5 25 (10.73%) CCNA
6 24 (10.30%) Degree
7 22 (9.44%) CEH
8 17 (7.30%) SSCP
8 17 (7.30%) CCNP
9 16 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (6.44%) GIAC
11 14 (6.01%) CCSA
12 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
12 11 (4.72%) Security Cleared
13 9 (3.86%) GISP
14 8 (3.43%) Security+ Certification
15 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (2.15%) MCP
16 5 (2.15%) CCIE
16 5 (2.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (33.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (25.75%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 12 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.86%) COBIT
6 6 (2.58%) SLA
7 2 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.29%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.43%) MetaFrame
5 8 (3.43%) XenApp
5 8 (3.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.29%) vSphere
6 3 (1.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) SCOM
2 4 (1.72%) Nessus
3 3 (1.29%) Nagios
3 3 (1.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.43%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (18.88%) Cisco
2 39 (16.74%) CheckPoint
3 34 (14.59%) Microsoft
4 28 (12.02%) Symantec
5 22 (9.44%) Oracle
6 20 (8.58%) Juniper
6 20 (8.58%) McAfee
7 14 (6.01%) VMware
8 11 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.72%) HP
8 11 (4.72%) ProCurve
9 10 (4.29%) F5
9 10 (4.29%) Sourcefire
9 10 (4.29%) Fortinet
9 10 (4.29%) Qualys
9 10 (4.29%) LogRhythm
10 9 (3.86%) Citrix
11 3 (1.29%) Veritas
11 3 (1.29%) SAP
11 3 (1.29%) IBM
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