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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 118 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 112 93 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.38% 2.17% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.63% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 61 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,695 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
4078 3538 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.56% 82.64% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3253 2764 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +12 100 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Bradford -8 7 £65,000 +116.66%
Halifax - 2 £42,500 - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 105 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (39.51%) CISSP
3 65 (31.71%) PCI DSS
4 51 (24.88%) CISM
4 51 (24.88%) Risk Management
5 49 (23.90%) Management Information System
6 40 (19.51%) Firewall
7 38 (18.54%) CEH
8 35 (17.07%) Windows
9 33 (16.10%) Finance
9 33 (16.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 31 (15.12%) Cisco
10 31 (15.12%) GIAC
10 31 (15.12%) SIEM
11 29 (14.15%) Service Delivery
11 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (13.17%) CheckPoint
13 26 (12.68%) ITIL
13 26 (12.68%) UNIX
14 25 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (11.71%) Data Protection
16 21 (10.24%) Security Testing
17 20 (9.76%) E-Commerce
18 19 (9.27%) Microsoft
19 17 (8.29%) Linux
19 17 (8.29%) Security Management
19 17 (8.29%) Business Continuity
20 16 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (7.80%) Information Security Management
20 16 (7.80%) Retail

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.51%) Firewall
2 13 (6.34%) SSL
3 12 (5.85%) Wireless
4 11 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.37%) Network Security
5 10 (4.88%) Internet
6 7 (3.41%) WAN
7 6 (2.93%) LAN
7 6 (2.93%) DNS
8 5 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.46%) DMZ
10 2 (0.98%) IPv4
10 2 (0.98%) SAN
10 2 (0.98%) OSPF
10 2 (0.98%) BGP
10 2 (0.98%) VoIP
10 2 (0.98%) SMTP
10 2 (0.98%) HTTP
11 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.49%) MySQL
2 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (5.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.90%) JIRA
3 7 (3.41%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (3.41%) Toad
4 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 16 (7.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.90%) Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Legal
5 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Games
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (31.71%) Analyst
2 58 (28.29%) Security Analyst
3 34 (16.59%) Consultant
4 33 (16.10%) Security Manager
5 28 (13.66%) Security Consultant
6 23 (11.22%) Information Analyst
6 23 (11.22%) Information Security Analyst
7 15 (7.32%) Security Officer
7 15 (7.32%) Account Manager
8 14 (6.83%) Junior
8 14 (6.83%) Information Security Officer
8 14 (6.83%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (6.83%) Information Manager
9 13 (6.34%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (5.37%) Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Systems Developer
11 9 (4.39%) IT Security Manager
12 7 (3.41%) IT Security Analyst
12 7 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) .NET
1 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.44%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.46%) WPF
3 3 (1.46%) WinForms
4 1 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.90%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.41%) NHS
4 6 (2.93%) RMADS
5 5 (2.44%) CESG
6 2 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) SecurID
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) iPhone
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Windows
2 26 (12.68%) UNIX
3 17 (8.29%) Linux
4 13 (6.34%) Solaris
5 10 (4.88%) AIX
6 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.88%) Risk Management
2 33 (16.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 31 (15.12%) SIEM
4 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.15%) Service Delivery
5 26 (12.68%) ITIL
6 25 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (11.71%) Data Protection
8 21 (10.24%) Security Testing
9 20 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.29%) Security Management
10 17 (8.29%) Business Continuity
11 16 (7.80%) Information Security Management
12 15 (7.32%) Time Management
12 15 (7.32%) Line Management
13 14 (6.83%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.83%) Project Management
14 13 (6.34%) Incident Management
14 13 (6.34%) Business Development
14 13 (6.34%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.37%) SQL
2 8 (3.90%) C
3 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.95%) VB
4 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.95%) VB6
5 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.98%) Python
5 2 (0.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 81 (39.51%) CISSP
2 51 (24.88%) CISM
3 38 (18.54%) CEH
4 31 (15.12%) GIAC
5 16 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (6.83%) Degree
7 13 (6.34%) PCI QSA
8 11 (5.37%) CISA
8 11 (5.37%) CCNA
9 10 (4.88%) CRISC
10 9 (4.39%) CCSA
10 9 (4.39%) CCSE
10 9 (4.39%) CCNP
11 6 (2.93%) MAPM
12 5 (2.44%) CHFI
12 5 (2.44%) SSCP
13 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.98%) OSCP
14 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (31.71%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (2.44%) SLA
6 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.46%) CESG Infosec
7 2 (0.98%) COBIT
8 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) Nmap
2 2 (0.98%) XenApp
2 2 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Nessus
2 2 (0.98%) yum
3 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (15.12%) Cisco
2 27 (13.17%) CheckPoint
3 19 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.83%) Oracle
5 5 (2.44%) Symantec
6 4 (1.95%) Juniper
7 3 (1.46%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.46%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.46%) Qualys
7 3 (1.46%) F5
7 3 (1.46%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.98%) Splunk
8 2 (0.98%) McAfee
8 2 (0.98%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) Citrix
9 1 (0.49%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) Altiris
9 1 (0.49%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.49%) Capita
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MPS
Salary: Attractive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
MPS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago