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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 107 123 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 112 75 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.16% 1.78% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.13% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 79 56 69
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4447 3528 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.90% 83.66% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2803 2574
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +11 98 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Bradford -10 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Halifax -3 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 101 (47.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (37.56%) CISSP
3 57 (26.76%) PCI DSS
4 45 (21.13%) CISM
5 43 (20.19%) Finance
5 43 (20.19%) Management Information System
5 43 (20.19%) Windows
6 41 (19.25%) Risk Management
7 40 (18.78%) Firewall
8 30 (14.08%) CEH
9 29 (13.62%) Cisco
10 28 (13.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (12.68%) CheckPoint
11 27 (12.68%) Business Continuity
12 26 (12.21%) Service Delivery
12 26 (12.21%) UNIX
12 26 (12.21%) SIEM
13 24 (11.27%) ITIL
14 22 (10.33%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
15 20 (9.39%) Microsoft
15 20 (9.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 20 (9.39%) GIAC
16 18 (8.45%) Project Management
16 18 (8.45%) Internet
16 18 (8.45%) Degree
17 17 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (7.51%) Data Protection
18 16 (7.51%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.94%) CMS
3 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.78%) Firewall
2 18 (8.45%) Internet
3 13 (6.10%) SSL
4 12 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (5.63%) Network Security
5 11 (5.16%) DNS
6 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.69%) Wireless
7 5 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.88%) DMZ
9 2 (0.94%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.94%) WAN
9 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.94%) SAN
10 1 (0.47%) SNMP
10 1 (0.47%) VPN
10 1 (0.47%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.47%) LAN
10 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.76%) JIRA
3 7 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (3.29%) Toad
4 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (20.19%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Retail
3 7 (3.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.41%) Legal
4 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.41%) Games
4 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (28.17%) Analyst
2 50 (23.47%) Security Analyst
3 38 (17.84%) Consultant
4 31 (14.55%) Security Consultant
5 30 (14.08%) Security Manager
6 18 (8.45%) Information Security Officer
6 18 (8.45%) Security Officer
7 17 (7.98%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (7.04%) Account Manager
8 15 (7.04%) Junior
9 14 (6.57%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (6.10%) Head of Security
11 12 (5.63%) Information Analyst
11 12 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (5.16%) Systems Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Developer
13 10 (4.69%) Information Security Manager
13 10 (4.69%) Information Manager
14 9 (4.23%) IT Security Manager
15 8 (3.76%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.29%) .NET
1 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.35%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.41%) WPF
3 3 (1.41%) WinForms
4 1 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.29%) CESG
3 7 (3.29%) RMADS
4 5 (2.35%) iPhone
4 5 (2.35%) iPad
4 5 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.47%) SecurID
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Windows
2 26 (12.21%) UNIX
3 15 (7.04%) Linux
4 12 (5.63%) Solaris
5 9 (4.23%) AIX
6 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.25%) Risk Management
2 28 (13.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 27 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.68%) Business Continuity
4 26 (12.21%) Service Delivery
4 26 (12.21%) SIEM
5 24 (11.27%) ITIL
6 22 (10.33%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.45%) Project Management
9 16 (7.51%) Security Architecture
9 16 (7.51%) Security Testing
9 16 (7.51%) Time Management
9 16 (7.51%) Data Protection
10 15 (7.04%) B2C
11 13 (6.10%) Information Security Management
11 13 (6.10%) Security Management
11 13 (6.10%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (6.10%) Business Development
11 13 (6.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.76%) SQL
1 8 (3.76%) C
2 7 (3.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.88%) VB
3 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
3 4 (1.88%) VB6
4 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (37.56%) CISSP
2 45 (21.13%) CISM
3 30 (14.08%) CEH
4 20 (9.39%) GIAC
5 18 (8.45%) Degree
6 17 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (5.63%) CCNA
8 11 (5.16%) PCI QSA
9 9 (4.23%) CISA
9 9 (4.23%) CCSA
9 9 (4.23%) CCSE
9 9 (4.23%) CCNP
10 8 (3.76%) CRISC
11 6 (2.82%) MAPM
12 5 (2.35%) CHFI
12 5 (2.35%) SSCP
13 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.94%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (47.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (26.76%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (2.35%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (1.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.94%) COBIT
7 2 (0.94%) QA
8 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Nmap
2 2 (0.94%) XenApp
2 2 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (13.62%) Cisco
2 27 (12.68%) CheckPoint
3 20 (9.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.57%) Oracle
5 5 (2.35%) Juniper
5 5 (2.35%) Symantec
6 3 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 3 (1.41%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.41%) Qualys
6 3 (1.41%) F5
6 3 (1.41%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.41%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.94%) McAfee
7 2 (0.94%) HP
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Altiris
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £45K
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago