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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 131 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 76 126 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.64% 2.58% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.01% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 63 103 33
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,058 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
4051 4190 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.63% 85.84% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3338 2261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -28 60 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Bradford -18 10 £40,000 +23.07%
Wakefield -3 1 £31,500 -
Castleford - 1 £42,500 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 66 (35.48%) CISSP
2 59 (31.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (24.73%) Risk Management
4 43 (23.12%) Management Information System
5 42 (22.58%) Finance
6 39 (20.97%) CISM
7 34 (18.28%) ITIL
7 34 (18.28%) Security Testing
8 32 (17.20%) PCI DSS
8 32 (17.20%) Windows
9 28 (15.05%) Firewall
9 28 (15.05%) CISA
10 27 (14.52%) UNIX
10 27 (14.52%) Data Protection
11 26 (13.98%) Cyber Security
12 25 (13.44%) Oracle
12 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
13 21 (11.29%) Project Management
14 20 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (10.75%) Degree
15 19 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (8.60%) Service Delivery
18 16 (8.60%) Network Security
19 15 (8.06%) Security Management
19 15 (8.06%) GIAC
19 15 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
20 14 (7.53%) Legal
20 14 (7.53%) Change Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.05%) Firewall
2 16 (8.60%) Network Security
3 9 (4.84%) Wireless
4 7 (3.76%) Internet
5 6 (3.23%) SAN
6 5 (2.69%) VPN
7 4 (2.15%) IPsec
8 3 (1.61%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.61%) DNS
8 3 (1.61%) SSL
9 2 (1.08%) SMTP
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.08%) Intranet
9 2 (1.08%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.91%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (2.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Legal
2 14 (7.53%) Banking
3 13 (6.99%) Retail
4 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (16.13%) Security Manager
2 29 (15.59%) Analyst
2 29 (15.59%) Security Analyst
3 27 (14.52%) Information Manager
3 27 (14.52%) Information Security Manager
4 25 (13.44%) Consultant
5 21 (11.29%) Information Analyst
5 21 (11.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (10.75%) Security Officer
7 16 (8.60%) Security Consultant
8 14 (7.53%) Administrator
8 14 (7.53%) Information Security Officer
9 13 (6.99%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (4.84%) Head of IT
10 9 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.30%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (4.30%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) IT Security Officer
12 7 (3.76%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (3.23%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) Middleware
1 5 (2.69%) SAP XI
1 5 (2.69%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.15%) HTML
2 4 (2.15%) CSS
3 3 (1.61%) Ajax
3 3 (1.61%) jQuery
3 3 (1.61%) HTML5
4 2 (1.08%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.54%) CSS3
5 1 (0.54%) web2py
5 1 (0.54%) Pyramid
5 1 (0.54%) Pylons
5 1 (0.54%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.12%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.76%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.15%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.15%) PKI
8 3 (1.61%) NHS
9 2 (1.08%) GIS
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.54%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.20%) Windows
2 27 (14.52%) UNIX
3 8 (4.30%) Solaris
3 8 (4.30%) Linux
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.73%) Risk Management
2 34 (18.28%) ITIL
2 34 (18.28%) Security Testing
3 27 (14.52%) Data Protection
4 26 (13.98%) Cyber Security
5 21 (11.29%) Project Management
6 20 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.60%) Service Delivery
10 15 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (8.06%) Security Management
11 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.53%) Change Management
12 13 (6.99%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.99%) Ethical Hacking
13 12 (6.45%) SIEM
14 11 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 10 (5.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.76%) C
2 6 (3.23%) Python
3 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.15%) SQL
4 4 (2.15%) Ruby
5 3 (1.61%) C++
5 3 (1.61%) Java
5 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (35.48%) CISSP
2 39 (20.97%) CISM
3 28 (15.05%) CISA
4 20 (10.75%) Degree
5 15 (8.06%) GIAC
6 14 (7.53%) CEH
7 9 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.76%) CCNA
9 6 (3.23%) CCDA
10 5 (2.69%) CHFI
11 4 (2.15%) CCNP
11 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.08%) ISEB
13 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.54%) CISMP
14 1 (0.54%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (31.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (17.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.38%) SLA
4 8 (4.30%) QA
5 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (2.69%) COBIT
7 2 (1.08%) BS25999
7 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) XenApp
1 6 (3.23%) XenServer
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.61%) Nessus
2 3 (1.61%) Nmap
3 2 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (13.44%) Oracle
1 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) CheckPoint
2 12 (6.45%) Cisco
3 8 (4.30%) Citrix
4 7 (3.76%) SAP
5 6 (3.23%) HP
6 5 (2.69%) McAfee
6 5 (2.69%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.69%) F5
7 4 (2.15%) ScanSafe
7 4 (2.15%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.15%) Symantec
8 3 (1.61%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.61%) VMware
8 3 (1.61%) Juniper
8 3 (1.61%) Splunk
8 3 (1.61%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: OTE + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Private medical, childcare vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago