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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 122 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 67 148 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.89% 3.31% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 3.74% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 122 94
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.00%

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
3167 3959 4343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.26% 88.41% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3312 3518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -22 55 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Huddersfield - 5 £40,000 -
Bradford +6 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Wetherby - 2 £50,000 -
Wakefield +4 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 65 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (30.25%) Firewall
3 47 (29.01%) PCI DSS
4 44 (27.16%) Management Information System
4 44 (27.16%) Windows
5 43 (26.54%) CISSP
6 40 (24.69%) Degree
7 28 (17.28%) CISM
8 27 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (16.05%) Network Security
9 26 (16.05%) ITIL
9 26 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (15.43%) Linux
11 22 (13.58%) Unix
11 22 (13.58%) CISA
12 21 (12.96%) SSCP
12 21 (12.96%) Finance
13 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
13 20 (12.35%) C
13 20 (12.35%) Java
13 20 (12.35%) Perl
13 20 (12.35%) CREST Certified
14 19 (11.73%) CompTIA Security+
14 19 (11.73%) PHP
14 19 (11.73%) C++
14 19 (11.73%) Security+ Certification
14 19 (11.73%) CEH
15 18 (11.11%) CISMP
16 17 (10.49%) Security Management
16 17 (10.49%) Python

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 6 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.09%) IIS
3 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.47%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.09%) Office 365
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.25%) Firewall
2 26 (16.05%) Network Security
3 16 (9.88%) Wireless
4 11 (6.79%) Wireless Security
5 10 (6.17%) Internet
6 6 (3.70%) SAN
7 5 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.47%) DNS
8 4 (2.47%) HTTP
9 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.23%) DHCP
10 2 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.62%) LAN
11 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.62%) VPN
11 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (12.96%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Publishing
3 10 (6.17%) Legal
4 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.70%) Games
5 6 (3.70%) Retail
6 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (32.72%) Analyst
2 37 (22.84%) Security Analyst
3 22 (13.58%) Security Manager
4 18 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 18 (11.11%) Tester
5 17 (10.49%) IT Analyst
5 17 (10.49%) IT Security Analyst
6 16 (9.88%) Consultant
7 15 (9.26%) Security Consultant
8 14 (8.64%) Information Analyst
8 14 (8.64%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (8.02%) Architect
9 13 (8.02%) Information Manager
9 13 (8.02%) Information Security Manager
10 12 (7.41%) IT Manager
11 11 (6.79%) Information Security Consultant
12 8 (4.94%) Security Architect
13 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (4.32%) Security Penetration Tester
13 7 (4.32%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.62%) Ajax
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) HTML5
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
3 1 (0.62%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.62%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.16%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.88%) CESG
3 11 (6.79%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.32%) Clustering
6 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.85%) BBC
8 3 (1.85%) iPad
8 3 (1.85%) iPhone
8 3 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Celerra
9 2 (1.23%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.23%) Online Games
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.16%) Windows
2 25 (15.43%) Linux
3 22 (13.58%) Unix
4 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.85%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (16.05%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (16.05%) ITIL
3 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
4 17 (10.49%) Security Management
4 17 (10.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 15 (9.26%) SIEM
6 14 (8.64%) Information Security Management
6 14 (8.64%) ISMS
7 13 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.02%) Data Security
7 13 (8.02%) Security Architecture
7 13 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.79%) High Availability
8 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.79%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.94%) ERP
10 8 (4.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.35%) C
1 20 (12.35%) Java
1 20 (12.35%) Perl
2 19 (11.73%) C++
2 19 (11.73%) PHP
3 17 (10.49%) Python
4 16 (9.88%) Ruby
5 11 (6.79%) C#
6 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.32%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) CISSP
2 40 (24.69%) Degree
3 28 (17.28%) CISM
4 22 (13.58%) CISA
5 21 (12.96%) SSCP
6 20 (12.35%) CREST Certified
7 19 (11.73%) CEH
7 19 (11.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (11.73%) Security+ Certification
8 18 (11.11%) CISMP
9 15 (9.26%) GIAC
10 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
11 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
12 10 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (4.94%) OSCP
14 7 (4.32%) CHECK Team Leader
14 7 (4.32%) CHECK Team Member
14 7 (4.32%) Tigerscheme
15 6 (3.70%) CCNA
16 5 (3.09%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (29.01%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.17%) SLA
4 6 (3.70%) QA
5 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.62%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
5 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Nessus
2 4 (2.47%) Nmap
2 4 (2.47%) QRadar
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Cisco
2 13 (8.02%) VMware
3 12 (7.41%) Citrix
4 9 (5.56%) F5
4 9 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.94%) Splunk
6 7 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.70%) HP
7 6 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 5 (3.09%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.09%) Juniper
9 4 (2.47%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.47%) CommVault
9 4 (2.47%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.47%) IBM
9 4 (2.47%) LogLogic
9 4 (2.47%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.47%) NetApp
9 4 (2.47%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £26,302 - £68,484 pa
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
West Yorkshire Police
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago