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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 141 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 123 132 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.47% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.90% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 90
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
6015 4550 4782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.07% 85.06% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 3582 3910
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
West Yorkshire -10 100 £40,750 -9.44% 10
North Yorkshire -34 8 £38,000 -15.55%
South Yorkshire -39 2 £52,500 +46.85%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 102 (34.93%) CISSP
2 101 (34.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 98 (33.56%) Finance
4 70 (23.97%) Windows
5 66 (22.60%) Risk Management
6 61 (20.89%) Management Information System
7 54 (18.49%) Firewall
8 51 (17.47%) PCI DSS
9 46 (15.75%) Active Directory
10 45 (15.41%) Microsoft
11 38 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
11 38 (13.01%) Project Management
11 38 (13.01%) ITIL
12 35 (11.99%) Business Continuity
13 31 (10.62%) CISM
13 31 (10.62%) Degree
13 31 (10.62%) Risk Analysis
14 30 (10.27%) Internet
15 28 (9.59%) Cisco
15 28 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (9.25%) DNS
17 26 (8.90%) Service Delivery
18 25 (8.56%) CISA
19 24 (8.22%) Security Management
19 24 (8.22%) Oracle
20 23 (7.88%) Linux
21 22 (7.53%) UNIX
22 21 (7.19%) CheckPoint
22 21 (7.19%) CEH
23 20 (6.85%) Information Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.40%) CMS
3 6 (2.05%) Apache
3 6 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.71%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.03%) SAS
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (6.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.03%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.49%) Firewall
2 30 (10.27%) Internet
3 27 (9.25%) DNS
4 20 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (5.14%) Network Security
6 15 (5.14%) SSL
7 6 (2.05%) LAN
7 6 (2.05%) HTTP
7 6 (2.05%) Wireshark
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.71%) DHCP
9 4 (1.37%) DMZ
9 4 (1.37%) WAN
9 4 (1.37%) VPN
10 3 (1.03%) tcpdump
10 3 (1.03%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.03%) SAN
10 3 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.03%) DB2
3 3 (1.03%) MySQL
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.05%) Subversion
2 6 (2.05%) Toad
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.05%) JIRA
3 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 98 (33.56%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Banking
3 13 (4.45%) Legal
4 9 (3.08%) Retail
5 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (28.77%) Analyst
2 65 (22.26%) Security Analyst
3 44 (15.07%) Consultant
4 40 (13.70%) Security Consultant
5 31 (10.62%) IT Security Analyst
6 29 (9.93%) Head of Security
7 19 (6.51%) Junior
8 18 (6.16%) Security Officer
8 18 (6.16%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.48%) Information Security Officer
10 15 (5.14%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (4.45%) Developer
11 13 (4.45%) Information Analyst
11 13 (4.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 12 (4.11%) IT Security Consultant
12 12 (4.11%) IT Consultant
12 12 (4.11%) Head of Information Security
13 10 (3.42%) Systems Developer
14 9 (3.08%) Architect
15 8 (2.74%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.48%) .NET
1 16 (5.48%) ASP.NET
2 9 (3.08%) WPF
3 6 (2.05%) WCF
4 5 (1.71%) CSS
4 5 (1.71%) HTML
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.03%) jQuery
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (1.03%) Web Services
5 3 (1.03%) J2EE
5 3 (1.03%) WinForms
5 3 (1.03%) LAMP
5 3 (1.03%) Ajax
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.89%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.45%) iPhone
3 13 (4.45%) iPad
4 10 (3.42%) RMADS
5 8 (2.74%) CESG
5 8 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.03%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.03%) Firmware
7 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.03%) Clustering
7 3 (1.03%) VSAM
7 3 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.97%) Windows
2 23 (7.88%) Linux
3 22 (7.53%) UNIX
4 8 (2.74%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.05%) Solaris
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.60%) Risk Management
2 38 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
2 38 (13.01%) Project Management
2 38 (13.01%) ITIL
3 35 (11.99%) Business Continuity
4 31 (10.62%) Risk Analysis
5 28 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (8.90%) Service Delivery
7 24 (8.22%) Security Management
8 20 (6.85%) Information Security Management
9 18 (6.16%) Data Protection
10 17 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.48%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.48%) Business Development
12 15 (5.14%) SIEM
12 15 (5.14%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (4.45%) Security Testing
14 13 (4.45%) Line Management
14 13 (4.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.82%) SQL
2 10 (3.42%) VB6
2 10 (3.42%) VB
2 10 (3.42%) VB.NET
3 9 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.08%) C#
4 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.05%) Java
4 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.03%) Perl
5 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.03%) Python
5 3 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (34.93%) CISSP
2 31 (10.62%) CISM
2 31 (10.62%) Degree
3 25 (8.56%) CISA
4 21 (7.19%) CEH
5 19 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.79%) SSCP
6 14 (4.79%) CCNA
7 13 (4.45%) CCSA
8 10 (3.42%) Security+ Certification
8 10 (3.42%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.08%) CCNP
9 9 (3.08%) GIAC
9 9 (3.08%) CCSE
10 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.74%) CRISC
11 7 (2.40%) ISEB
12 6 (2.05%) MCSE
13 5 (1.71%) PCI QSA
13 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (34.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (17.47%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.40%) SLA
5 5 (1.71%) CESG Infosec
5 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.03%) QA
8 2 (0.68%) COBIT
9 1 (0.34%) BS25999
9 1 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 46 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Nessus
2 3 (1.03%) Puppet
2 3 (1.03%) WSUS
2 3 (1.03%) Opsview
2 3 (1.03%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.59%) Cisco
3 24 (8.22%) Oracle
4 21 (7.19%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.14%) VMware
6 12 (4.11%) Symantec
7 9 (3.08%) McAfee
8 6 (2.05%) Juniper
8 6 (2.05%) Imperva
9 5 (1.71%) HP
10 4 (1.37%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.03%) F5
11 3 (1.03%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.03%) Qualys
11 3 (1.03%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.03%) JBoss
11 3 (1.03%) CA
11 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.03%) Citrix
11 3 (1.03%) Brocade
Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: 30 days holiday, 5% pension, BUPA
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Circa £36,540
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Riding
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 65K + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + uncapped bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago