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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 93 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 102 98 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.75% 2.22% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.49% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 77
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £31,750 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3347 3940 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.19% 89.06% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2921 3212 3521
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £30,000 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 92 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Bradford -13 3 £50,000 +38.88%
Wakefield +1 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Wetherby - 2 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 - 1
Keighley - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 98 (42.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (38.63%) PCI DSS
3 78 (33.48%) CISSP
4 66 (28.33%) Management Information System
5 64 (27.47%) Degree
6 55 (23.61%) Windows
7 54 (23.18%) Firewall
7 54 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (22.32%) Penetration Testing
9 39 (16.74%) ITIL
10 37 (15.88%) CISM
10 37 (15.88%) Risk Management
11 35 (15.02%) C
11 35 (15.02%) Network Security
12 34 (14.59%) C++
12 34 (14.59%) Java
12 34 (14.59%) Unix
13 33 (14.16%) CREST Certified
14 32 (13.73%) PHP
14 32 (13.73%) Finance
14 32 (13.73%) CISA
15 31 (13.30%) CESG
16 30 (12.88%) Perl
17 28 (12.02%) Ruby
18 27 (11.59%) CEH
18 27 (11.59%) Data Protection
19 26 (11.16%) Security Management
20 25 (10.73%) Python
21 24 (10.30%) Wireless
22 23 (9.87%) .NET

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 2 (0.86%) CMS
1 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.58%) MS Office
2 4 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.15%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (23.18%) Firewall
2 35 (15.02%) Network Security
3 24 (10.30%) Wireless
4 20 (8.58%) Wireless Security
5 9 (3.86%) Internet
6 5 (2.15%) Intranet
7 4 (1.72%) Extranet
7 4 (1.72%) HTTP
7 4 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.29%) DNS
8 3 (1.29%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.86%) DHCP
9 2 (0.86%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.86%) SAN
10 1 (0.43%) SNMP
10 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) OLAP
2 4 (1.72%) OLTP
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.86%) MySQL
3 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Burp Suite
General
1 32 (13.73%) Finance
2 18 (7.73%) Publishing
3 17 (7.30%) Legal
4 11 (4.72%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.58%) Games
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.86%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (26.18%) Analyst
2 47 (20.17%) Security Manager
3 43 (18.45%) Security Analyst
4 31 (13.30%) Penetration Tester
4 31 (13.30%) Tester
5 25 (10.73%) IT Analyst
6 24 (10.30%) IT Security Analyst
7 23 (9.87%) IT Manager
8 20 (8.58%) Information Manager
8 20 (8.58%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (8.15%) IT Security Manager
10 17 (7.30%) Security Officer
11 16 (6.87%) Consultant
12 15 (6.44%) Security Consultant
13 14 (6.01%) Architect
13 14 (6.01%) Security Architect
14 11 (4.72%) Information Analyst
14 11 (4.72%) Information Security Analyst
14 11 (4.72%) Security Penetration Tester
14 11 (4.72%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.87%) .NET
2 8 (3.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.29%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.86%) REST
4 2 (0.86%) SOAP
4 2 (0.86%) WCF
4 2 (0.86%) WF
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) Ajax
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) HTML5
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) jQuery
5 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.33%) Management Information System
2 31 (13.30%) CESG
3 20 (8.58%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.58%) Clustering
8 6 (2.58%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.72%) iPad
9 4 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.29%) iPhone
10 3 (1.29%) NHS
11 2 (0.86%) BBC
11 2 (0.86%) Celerra
11 2 (0.86%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.86%) Online Games
11 2 (0.86%) PKI
11 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.61%) Windows
2 34 (14.59%) Unix
3 20 (8.58%) Linux
4 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.29%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (22.32%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (16.74%) ITIL
4 37 (15.88%) Risk Management
5 27 (11.59%) Data Protection
6 26 (11.16%) Security Management
7 23 (9.87%) Security Architecture
8 22 (9.44%) Information Security Management
8 22 (9.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (9.01%) ISMS
10 20 (8.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 18 (7.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 16 (6.87%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.87%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (6.01%) Security Testing
13 14 (6.01%) SIEM
14 13 (5.58%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (5.58%) Project Management
14 13 (5.58%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.02%) C
2 34 (14.59%) C++
2 34 (14.59%) Java
3 32 (13.73%) PHP
4 30 (12.88%) Perl
5 28 (12.02%) Ruby
6 25 (10.73%) Python
7 22 (9.44%) C#
8 12 (5.15%) SQL
8 12 (5.15%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.43%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (33.48%) CISSP
2 64 (27.47%) Degree
3 37 (15.88%) CISM
4 33 (14.16%) CREST Certified
5 32 (13.73%) CISA
6 27 (11.59%) CEH
7 21 (9.01%) Security Cleared
8 20 (8.58%) CISMP
8 20 (8.58%) GIAC
8 20 (8.58%) SC Cleared
9 16 (6.87%) CHECK Team Member
9 16 (6.87%) SSCP
10 15 (6.44%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (6.44%) Security+ Certification
11 14 (6.01%) Tigerscheme
12 13 (5.58%) CHECK Team Leader
13 9 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (3.43%) OSCP
15 6 (2.58%) SANS
16 5 (2.15%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (42.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (38.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.29%) SLA
4 7 (3.00%) COBIT
5 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.29%) QA
7 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.29%) vSphere
5 2 (0.86%) XenApp
5 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) Nessus
2 5 (2.15%) Nexpose
3 4 (1.72%) Nmap
4 2 (0.86%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.43%) Cacti
5 1 (0.43%) Grafana
5 1 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Opsview
5 1 (0.43%) QRadar
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (6.44%) Cisco
1 15 (6.44%) F5
2 9 (3.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.86%) VMware
3 8 (3.43%) Citrix
4 7 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.58%) Riverbed
5 6 (2.58%) Splunk
6 5 (2.15%) Clearswift
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle
6 5 (2.15%) Rapid7
6 5 (2.15%) ScanSafe
6 5 (2.15%) Sophos
7 4 (1.72%) HP
7 4 (1.72%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.29%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.86%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.86%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.86%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 4 days ago
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Berwick Partners
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago