The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 136 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 134 144 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.87% 2.34% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.79% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 107 109 103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Information Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6150 5159 4936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.77% 83.70% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4984 3973 4112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Yorkshire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Information Security
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
West Yorkshire +7 112 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North Yorkshire -29 12 £48,750 +8.33% 5
South Yorkshire -23 9 £55,000 -22.80% 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 116 (45.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (39.22%) CISSP
3 75 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 59 (23.14%) Management Information System
5 58 (22.75%) Firewall
6 53 (20.78%) CISM
7 51 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 51 (20.00%) Windows
8 47 (18.43%) Finance
9 45 (17.65%) Cisco
10 41 (16.08%) CEH
11 36 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
12 35 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 34 (13.33%) CheckPoint
14 32 (12.55%) UNIX
15 31 (12.16%) SIEM
15 31 (12.16%) GIAC
16 30 (11.76%) Service Delivery
17 29 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (10.98%) ITIL
18 28 (10.98%) Security Testing
19 24 (9.41%) Project Management
19 24 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (9.02%) Information Security Management
20 23 (9.02%) Security Management
20 23 (9.02%) Data Protection
20 23 (9.02%) Linux
21 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
22 21 (8.24%) Business Continuity
22 21 (8.24%) E-Commerce

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 12 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.39%) Lync
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (5.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) IaaS
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.75%) Firewall
2 19 (7.45%) Network Security
3 18 (7.06%) Wireless
3 18 (7.06%) DNS
4 15 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.49%) SSL
6 12 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (4.31%) Internet
8 10 (3.92%) DHCP
9 9 (3.53%) SAN
10 8 (3.14%) WAN
10 8 (3.14%) OSPF
10 8 (3.14%) BGP
11 7 (2.75%) LAN
12 6 (2.35%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.14%) JIRA
3 7 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (2.75%) Toad
4 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (18.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Retail
3 7 (2.75%) Banking
4 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.96%) Games
5 4 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (32.55%) Analyst
2 67 (26.27%) Security Analyst
3 35 (13.73%) Consultant
4 34 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 29 (11.37%) Security Consultant
6 28 (10.98%) Information Security Analyst
6 28 (10.98%) Information Analyst
7 23 (9.02%) Junior
8 16 (6.27%) Security Officer
9 15 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.88%) Account Manager
10 14 (5.49%) Information Manager
10 14 (5.49%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (5.49%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.31%) Developer
11 11 (4.31%) Systems Developer
12 9 (3.53%) IT Security Manager
12 9 (3.53%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.75%) .NET
1 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.96%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.18%) WPF
3 3 (1.18%) WinForms
4 2 (0.78%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.31%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.14%) RMADS
5 7 (2.75%) CESG
5 7 (2.75%) NHS
6 4 (1.57%) Replication
7 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) Open Source
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) SecurID
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.00%) Windows
2 32 (12.55%) UNIX
3 23 (9.02%) Linux
4 15 (5.88%) Solaris
5 10 (3.92%) AIX
6 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 36 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (13.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 31 (12.16%) SIEM
5 30 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 29 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (10.98%) ITIL
7 28 (10.98%) Security Testing
8 24 (9.41%) Project Management
9 23 (9.02%) Information Security Management
9 23 (9.02%) Security Management
9 23 (9.02%) Data Protection
10 21 (8.24%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.24%) Business Continuity
11 20 (7.84%) PRINCE2
11 20 (7.84%) Line Management
12 16 (6.27%) Time Management
13 15 (5.88%) Business Development
13 15 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.27%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) C
3 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.57%) VB
4 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.57%) VB6
5 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.78%) Python
5 2 (0.78%) Perl
6 1 (0.39%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (39.22%) CISSP
2 53 (20.78%) CISM
3 41 (16.08%) CEH
4 31 (12.16%) GIAC
5 24 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.06%) Degree
7 15 (5.88%) CCSE
7 15 (5.88%) CCNP
7 15 (5.88%) CISA
8 13 (5.10%) CCNA
8 13 (5.10%) PCI QSA
9 11 (4.31%) CRISC
10 9 (3.53%) CCSA
11 6 (2.35%) SSCP
11 6 (2.35%) MAPM
12 5 (1.96%) CHFI
13 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.78%) OSCP
14 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (45.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 16 (6.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (3.53%) SLA
5 4 (1.57%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.78%) COBIT
8 1 (0.39%) QA
8 1 (0.39%) BS25999
8 1 (0.39%) BS7799
System Software
1 21 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) XenServer
3 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) Nmap
4 2 (0.78%) XenApp
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Nessus
2 2 (0.78%) yum
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (17.65%) Cisco
2 34 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.49%) Oracle
5 10 (3.92%) Juniper
5 10 (3.92%) HP
5 10 (3.92%) VMware
6 9 (3.53%) F5
7 7 (2.75%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.75%) Citrix
8 6 (2.35%) Blue Coat
8 6 (2.35%) Infoblox
8 6 (2.35%) Imperva
9 5 (1.96%) Symantec
10 4 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.18%) Dell
11 3 (1.18%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.18%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.18%) Qualys
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago