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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 123 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.63% 2.06% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.43% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 111 75 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
4167 4109 3101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.21% 84.63% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3322 3182 2444
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +28 103 £45,000 +7.14% 11
Bradford -7 3 £37,500 -
Wakefield +9 2 £33,250 -
Castleford - 1 £42,500 -
Pontefract - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 80 (40.61%) CISSP
2 74 (37.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (31.98%) Risk Management
4 45 (22.84%) PCI DSS
5 39 (19.80%) CISA
5 39 (19.80%) CISM
5 39 (19.80%) Finance
6 35 (17.77%) Management Information System
7 27 (13.71%) Security Testing
7 27 (13.71%) Firewall
8 26 (13.20%) ITIL
8 26 (13.20%) Cyber Security
9 25 (12.69%) GIAC
10 24 (12.18%) Windows
10 24 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (11.68%) UNIX
11 23 (11.68%) Degree
11 23 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (10.15%) CEH
12 20 (10.15%) Project Management
13 18 (9.14%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (8.12%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (7.61%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (7.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (7.61%) Oracle
15 15 (7.61%) Network Security
16 14 (7.11%) Data Protection
16 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
17 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (2.03%) Apache
1 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.71%) Firewall
2 15 (7.61%) Network Security
3 9 (4.57%) Internet
4 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.54%) Wireless
5 4 (2.03%) DNS
5 4 (2.03%) SAN
5 4 (2.03%) NAS
6 3 (1.52%) SMTP
6 3 (1.52%) IPsec
6 3 (1.52%) VPN
6 3 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.02%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) LAN
8 1 (0.51%) WAN
8 1 (0.51%) DMZ
8 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.03%) MySQL
2 4 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.03%) Informix
2 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Subversion
1 4 (2.03%) JIRA
1 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.03%) Hudson
1 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (19.80%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Retail
3 6 (3.05%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.78%) Analyst
2 36 (18.27%) Security Analyst
3 30 (15.23%) Information Analyst
3 30 (15.23%) Information Security Analyst
3 30 (15.23%) Security Officer
4 20 (10.15%) Consultant
5 18 (9.14%) Security Manager
6 16 (8.12%) IT Security Officer
6 16 (8.12%) Security Consultant
7 15 (7.61%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (7.11%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.60%) Administrator
9 13 (6.60%) Information Manager
9 13 (6.60%) Information Security Officer
10 12 (6.09%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (5.58%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (4.06%) Technical Security Analyst
12 8 (4.06%) Information Security Specialist
12 8 (4.06%) Security Specialist
12 8 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.03%) HTML
1 4 (2.03%) CSS
1 4 (2.03%) Middleware
1 4 (2.03%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (2.03%) Ajax
1 4 (2.03%) HTML5
1 4 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (2.03%) jQuery
2 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.52%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.02%) Django
3 2 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.02%) Pylons
3 2 (1.02%) web2py
3 2 (1.02%) Pyramid
4 1 (0.51%) CSS3
4 1 (0.51%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.77%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.05%) PKI
6 4 (2.03%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.03%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) GIS
9 1 (0.51%) AS400
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) BYOD
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.18%) Windows
2 23 (11.68%) UNIX
3 13 (6.60%) Linux
4 6 (3.05%) Solaris
5 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.98%) Risk Management
2 27 (13.71%) Security Testing
3 26 (13.20%) Cyber Security
3 26 (13.20%) ITIL
4 23 (11.68%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (10.15%) Project Management
6 18 (9.14%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.12%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (7.61%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.11%) Data Protection
10 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.09%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.09%) SIEM
12 11 (5.58%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (4.57%) Security Management
13 9 (4.57%) Incident Management
13 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.55%) Perl
1 7 (3.55%) Python
2 5 (2.54%) C
3 4 (2.03%) C++
3 4 (2.03%) SQL
3 4 (2.03%) PHP
3 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.03%) Ruby
3 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 80 (40.61%) CISSP
2 39 (19.80%) CISA
2 39 (19.80%) CISM
3 25 (12.69%) GIAC
4 23 (11.68%) Degree
5 20 (10.15%) CEH
6 13 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.57%) CCNP
8 7 (3.55%) CCNA
8 7 (3.55%) CCDA
9 5 (2.54%) CISMP
10 4 (2.03%) CCDE
10 4 (2.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.03%) CCIE
10 4 (2.03%) CCSP
11 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (37.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (22.84%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.57%) SLA
5 8 (4.06%) QA
6 7 (3.55%) COBIT
7 3 (1.52%) BS25999
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.03%) vSphere
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) Nagios
1 4 (2.03%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.03%) Cacti
1 4 (2.03%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (2.03%) Puppet
1 4 (2.03%) Opsview
1 4 (2.03%) Graphite
2 2 (1.02%) Nessus
2 2 (1.02%) Nmap
2 2 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (7.61%) Oracle
2 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.06%) Cisco
4 6 (3.05%) VMware
5 5 (2.54%) SAP
5 5 (2.54%) EMC
5 5 (2.54%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.03%) NetApp
6 4 (2.03%) Veritas
6 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.03%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.03%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) HP
8 2 (1.02%) Citrix
9 1 (0.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.51%) Sybase
9 1 (0.51%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.51%) F5
9 1 (0.51%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.51%) Peoplefluent
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Posted: Yesterday
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