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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 82 130 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 3.11% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.51% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 107 103
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
3120 3707 4042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.48% 88.62% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2701 3117 3254
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +3 70 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Huddersfield - 5 £40,000 -
Bradford -1 2 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Wetherby - 2 £50,000 -
Keighley - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 80 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 56 (28.72%) Degree
4 55 (28.21%) Management Information System
5 53 (27.18%) CISSP
6 51 (26.15%) Windows
7 50 (25.64%) Firewall
8 44 (22.56%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (21.03%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (16.92%) C
11 32 (16.41%) C++
11 32 (16.41%) Network Security
12 31 (15.90%) Java
12 31 (15.90%) Unix
12 31 (15.90%) CREST Certified
13 30 (15.38%) PHP
13 30 (15.38%) ITIL
14 27 (13.85%) Perl
14 27 (13.85%) CESG
15 26 (13.33%) CEH
15 26 (13.33%) CISM
16 25 (12.82%) CISA
16 25 (12.82%) Python
16 25 (12.82%) Ruby
17 24 (12.31%) Security Management
18 22 (11.28%) Wireless
18 22 (11.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 21 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
19 21 (10.77%) Information Security Management
19 21 (10.77%) Linux

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 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) MS Office
2 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Heroku
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.64%) Firewall
2 32 (16.41%) Network Security
3 22 (11.28%) Wireless
4 18 (9.23%) Wireless Security
5 8 (4.10%) Internet
6 5 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.05%) HTTP
8 3 (1.54%) DNS
8 3 (1.54%) SAN
8 3 (1.54%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.03%) DHCP
9 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Burp Suite
General
1 20 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Publishing
3 8 (4.10%) Legal
4 7 (3.59%) Retail
4 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Games
6 3 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (29.74%) Analyst
2 41 (21.03%) Security Analyst
3 35 (17.95%) Security Manager
4 29 (14.87%) Penetration Tester
4 29 (14.87%) Tester
5 22 (11.28%) IT Manager
6 21 (10.77%) IT Analyst
6 21 (10.77%) IT Security Analyst
7 17 (8.72%) Consultant
8 16 (8.21%) Security Consultant
9 15 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
10 14 (7.18%) Information Analyst
10 14 (7.18%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (6.67%) Information Manager
11 13 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
12 12 (6.15%) Information Security Consultant
13 11 (5.64%) Security Penetration Tester
13 11 (5.64%) Security Tester
14 10 (5.13%) Ethical Hacker
15 9 (4.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.77%) .NET
2 8 (4.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.51%) Ajax
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) HTML5
3 1 (0.51%) jQuery
3 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 27 (13.85%) CESG
3 18 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.10%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.08%) Clustering
6 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.54%) BBC
8 3 (1.54%) iPad
8 3 (1.54%) iPhone
8 3 (1.54%) NHS
8 3 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Celerra
9 2 (1.03%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.03%) Online Games
9 2 (1.03%) PKI
9 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.15%) Windows
2 31 (15.90%) Unix
3 21 (10.77%) Linux
4 14 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.54%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.56%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (21.03%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (15.38%) ITIL
4 24 (12.31%) Security Management
5 22 (11.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 21 (10.77%) Information Security Management
6 21 (10.77%) ISMS
6 21 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 18 (9.23%) Security Architecture
8 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (7.69%) SIEM
9 13 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 13 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
9 13 (6.67%) Security Testing
10 12 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (5.64%) Data Security
11 11 (5.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.92%) C
2 32 (16.41%) C++
3 31 (15.90%) Java
4 30 (15.38%) PHP
5 27 (13.85%) Perl
6 25 (12.82%) Python
6 25 (12.82%) Ruby
7 19 (9.74%) C#
8 12 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.08%) SQL
11 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (28.72%) Degree
2 53 (27.18%) CISSP
3 31 (15.90%) CREST Certified
4 26 (13.33%) CEH
4 26 (13.33%) CISM
5 25 (12.82%) CISA
6 20 (10.26%) CISMP
7 19 (9.74%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.74%) SSCP
8 18 (9.23%) CompTIA Security+
8 18 (9.23%) SC Cleared
8 18 (9.23%) Security+ Certification
9 17 (8.72%) GIAC
10 14 (7.18%) CHECK Team Member
11 13 (6.67%) Tigerscheme
12 12 (6.15%) CHECK Team Leader
13 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (4.62%) OSCP
14 5 (2.56%) CCNA
14 5 (2.56%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.62%) SLA
4 5 (2.56%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
4 2 (1.03%) XenApp
4 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) Nessus
2 4 (2.05%) Nmap
2 4 (2.05%) QRadar
3 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 12 (6.15%) Cisco
2 9 (4.62%) Citrix
2 9 (4.62%) VMware
3 8 (4.10%) F5
3 8 (4.10%) Splunk
4 6 (3.08%) HP
4 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.08%) Riverbed
5 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.05%) AlienVault
6 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.05%) IBM
6 4 (2.05%) Juniper
6 4 (2.05%) LogLogic
6 4 (2.05%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.03%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.03%) Avaya
7 2 (1.03%) Dell
7 2 (1.03%) EMC
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle
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