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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 115 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 164 135 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.24% 1.92% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.32% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 122 80 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
6381 5831 4570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.15% 82.97% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5183 4445 3659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
West Yorkshire -8 119 £45,000 +7.14% 15
North Yorkshire +34 22 £52,500 +50.00% 5
South Yorkshire -3 18 £35,500 -29.00% 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 137 (46.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (37.54%) CISSP
3 90 (30.72%) Management Information System
4 77 (26.28%) PCI DSS
5 71 (24.23%) Firewall
6 65 (22.18%) CISM
7 64 (21.84%) Windows
8 58 (19.80%) Risk Management
9 53 (18.09%) Cisco
10 48 (16.38%) Finance
11 44 (15.02%) Data Protection
12 43 (14.68%) CEH
13 42 (14.33%) Security Management
14 41 (13.99%) GIAC
14 41 (13.99%) Penetration Testing
15 40 (13.65%) CheckPoint
16 38 (12.97%) Security Testing
17 36 (12.29%) Network Security
18 35 (11.95%) UNIX
19 34 (11.60%) ITIL
19 34 (11.60%) Service Delivery
19 34 (11.60%) Wireless
19 34 (11.60%) SIEM
20 33 (11.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 31 (10.58%) Information Security Management
22 30 (10.24%) DNS
23 28 (9.56%) Microsoft
24 27 (9.22%) Active Directory
25 26 (8.87%) DHCP
26 25 (8.53%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 22 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (4.78%) MS Excel
1 14 (4.78%) MS Office
2 6 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) IaaS
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (24.23%) Firewall
2 36 (12.29%) Network Security
3 34 (11.60%) Wireless
4 30 (10.24%) DNS
5 26 (8.87%) DHCP
6 22 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (5.46%) OSPF
7 16 (5.46%) BGP
7 16 (5.46%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.46%) SSL
8 15 (5.12%) LAN
8 15 (5.12%) WAN
8 15 (5.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (5.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (4.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (4.78%) BIG-IP
9 14 (4.78%) SAN
10 9 (3.07%) VPN
11 8 (2.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.46%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.39%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) JIRA
1 4 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.02%) Toad
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (16.38%) Finance
2 20 (6.83%) Legal
3 16 (5.46%) Retail
4 15 (5.12%) Banking
5 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.71%) Games
6 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.71%) Law
6 5 (1.71%) Czech Language
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (27.99%) Analyst
2 67 (22.87%) Security Analyst
3 59 (20.14%) Security Manager
4 41 (13.99%) Information Manager
4 41 (13.99%) Information Security Manager
5 32 (10.92%) Consultant
6 31 (10.58%) Information Security Analyst
6 31 (10.58%) Information Analyst
7 23 (7.85%) Security Consultant
8 17 (5.80%) Security Officer
9 16 (5.46%) Information Security Officer
9 16 (5.46%) Security Specialist
10 15 (5.12%) Senior Security Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Information Security Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Information Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Senior Information Security Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Information Security Consultant
11 14 (4.78%) Network Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Network Security Specialist
11 14 (4.78%) Senior Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.39%) JDBC
1 7 (2.39%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.05%) Middleware
3 3 (1.02%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.34%) Ajax
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) JSP
5 1 (0.34%) Servlets
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.34%) CSS3
5 1 (0.34%) JSTL
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 90 (30.72%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (3.75%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.75%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.05%) NHS
6 5 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Open Source
9 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) SecurID
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) RMADS
9 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.84%) Windows
2 35 (11.95%) UNIX
3 23 (7.85%) Linux
4 16 (5.46%) Solaris
5 13 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.80%) Risk Management
2 44 (15.02%) Data Protection
3 42 (14.33%) Security Management
4 41 (13.99%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (12.97%) Security Testing
6 34 (11.60%) ITIL
6 34 (11.60%) Service Delivery
6 34 (11.60%) SIEM
7 33 (11.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 31 (10.58%) Information Security Management
9 25 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (7.17%) ISMS
12 20 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.83%) Line Management
13 18 (6.14%) Project Management
14 16 (5.46%) Mentoring
14 16 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (5.46%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.12%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.17%) SQL
2 13 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.41%) Java
4 9 (3.07%) C
5 5 (1.71%) APL
6 3 (1.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) VB6
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (37.54%) CISSP
2 65 (22.18%) CISM
3 43 (14.68%) CEH
4 41 (13.99%) GIAC
5 24 (8.19%) Degree
6 23 (7.85%) CISA
7 19 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (5.12%) CCNP
8 15 (5.12%) CCSE
9 12 (4.10%) CRISC
10 10 (3.41%) PCI QSA
11 7 (2.39%) CHFI
11 7 (2.39%) VCP4
12 6 (2.05%) MAPM
13 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.37%) CCNA
15 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
16 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (46.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (26.28%) PCI DSS
3 21 (7.17%) SLA
4 12 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 11 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.68%) QA
7 2 (0.68%) COBIT
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.51%) XenServer
3 15 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.73%) XenApp
5 3 (1.02%) Nmap
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.02%) Nessus
3 2 (0.68%) yum
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (18.09%) Cisco
2 40 (13.65%) CheckPoint
3 28 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.53%) Oracle
5 23 (7.85%) HP
6 21 (7.17%) Citrix
7 20 (6.83%) Juniper
7 20 (6.83%) VMware
7 20 (6.83%) F5
8 18 (6.14%) Blue Coat
9 14 (4.78%) SolarWinds
9 14 (4.78%) Infoblox
9 14 (4.78%) Imperva
9 14 (4.78%) Business Objects
10 10 (3.41%) Dell
11 8 (2.73%) Symantec
12 6 (2.05%) WatchGuard
12 6 (2.05%) McAfee
13 5 (1.71%) Splunk
13 5 (1.71%) ScanSafe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on exp + good bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + £2500 + oncall + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Equestrian.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago