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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 101 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 177 132 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.60% 1.81% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.19% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 156 104 77
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
6014 6029 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.51% 82.69% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4928 4680 3583
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +23 123 £45,000 +7.14% 9
North Yorkshire +20 25 £42,500 +11.84% 3
South Yorkshire +18 18 £52,500 - 10
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 125 (41.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (40.79%) CISSP
3 99 (32.57%) Finance
4 90 (29.61%) Risk Management
5 86 (28.29%) PCI DSS
6 74 (24.34%) CISA
7 68 (22.37%) CISM
8 66 (21.71%) Management Information System
9 45 (14.80%) Security Testing
10 42 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (11.51%) UNIX
11 35 (11.51%) Windows
12 34 (11.18%) Linux
12 34 (11.18%) ITIL
12 34 (11.18%) Firewall
12 34 (11.18%) Degree
13 32 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
13 32 (10.53%) Cyber Security
14 31 (10.20%) CEH
15 27 (8.88%) GIAC
16 26 (8.55%) Project Management
17 24 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (7.89%) Oracle
18 23 (7.57%) CISMP
19 22 (7.24%) SIEM
20 21 (6.91%) SQL
21 20 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (6.58%) Network Security
22 19 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
22 19 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.97%) Node.js
3 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.32%) Apache
5 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.18%) Firewall
2 20 (6.58%) Network Security
3 19 (6.25%) Internet
4 15 (4.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.30%) DNS
6 7 (2.30%) SAN
7 6 (1.97%) SMTP
8 5 (1.64%) LAN
8 5 (1.64%) WAN
8 5 (1.64%) Wireless
9 4 (1.32%) IPsec
9 4 (1.32%) VPN
9 4 (1.32%) NAS
10 3 (0.99%) MRTG
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.99%) SSL
10 3 (0.99%) VoIP
10 3 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.32%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.32%) Informix
5 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.32%) Hudson
2 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.32%) Subversion
2 4 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (32.57%) Finance
2 18 (5.92%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.95%) Retail
4 8 (2.63%) Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (21.05%) Analyst
2 55 (18.09%) Security Analyst
3 45 (14.80%) Security Officer
4 40 (13.16%) Information Analyst
5 38 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 33 (10.86%) Security Manager
7 24 (7.89%) Consultant
7 24 (7.89%) Information Security Officer
8 23 (7.57%) Information Manager
9 20 (6.58%) IT Security Officer
10 19 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (6.25%) Security Consultant
11 17 (5.59%) Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
13 15 (4.93%) Architect
13 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
14 13 (4.28%) IT Security Manager
15 12 (3.95%) Administrator
15 12 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
16 11 (3.62%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.61%) HTML
2 8 (2.63%) CSS
2 8 (2.63%) Ajax
2 8 (2.63%) jQuery
2 8 (2.63%) HTML5
3 7 (2.30%) Middleware
3 7 (2.30%) .NET
4 6 (1.97%) J2EE
4 6 (1.97%) Pylons
4 6 (1.97%) Django
4 6 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.97%) web2py
4 6 (1.97%) Pyramid
5 5 (1.64%) JDBC
6 4 (1.32%) JSP
6 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.71%) Management Information System
2 42 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (2.63%) PKI
6 7 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.64%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) IBM XIV
8 4 (1.32%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.99%) NHS
10 2 (0.66%) GIS
11 1 (0.33%) AS400
11 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.33%) PMI
11 1 (0.33%) FMCG
11 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.51%) UNIX
1 35 (11.51%) Windows
2 34 (11.18%) Linux
3 12 (3.95%) Solaris
4 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.99%) HPUX
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.61%) Risk Management
2 45 (14.80%) Security Testing
3 34 (11.18%) ITIL
4 32 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 26 (8.55%) Project Management
6 24 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (7.24%) SIEM
8 19 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 19 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 18 (5.92%) Security Management
9 18 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 16 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.93%) Information Security Management
11 15 (4.93%) Business Continuity
11 15 (4.93%) ISMS
12 14 (4.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.91%) SQL
2 18 (5.92%) Java
3 12 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.62%) PHP
4 11 (3.62%) Python
5 8 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.63%) Ruby
5 8 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.63%) C
6 7 (2.30%) Perl
6 7 (2.30%) C++
7 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.99%) C#
9 1 (0.33%) RPG
9 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (40.79%) CISSP
2 74 (24.34%) CISA
3 68 (22.37%) CISM
4 34 (11.18%) Degree
5 31 (10.20%) CEH
6 27 (8.88%) GIAC
7 23 (7.57%) CISMP
8 20 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (5.26%) CCNP
10 13 (4.28%) CCNA
11 7 (2.30%) CCDA
12 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.97%) CRISC
13 5 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.64%) CCDE
13 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.64%) CCIE
13 5 (1.64%) CCSP
14 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (41.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (28.29%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (4.61%) COBIT
4 14 (4.61%) SLA
5 8 (2.63%) QA
6 3 (0.99%) BS25999
6 3 (0.99%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (1.97%) vSphere
2 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Nessus
2 7 (2.30%) Nagios
3 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.32%) Cacti
3 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.32%) Puppet
3 4 (1.32%) Opsview
3 4 (1.32%) Graphite
4 3 (0.99%) SCOM
4 3 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.99%) OpenView
5 2 (0.66%) Nmap
5 2 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (7.89%) Oracle
2 18 (5.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.92%) HP
3 15 (4.93%) Cisco
4 11 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.96%) VMware
6 8 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.30%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.97%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.64%) EMC
9 5 (1.64%) IBM
9 5 (1.64%) SAP
10 4 (1.32%) NetApp
10 4 (1.32%) Veritas
11 3 (0.99%) Brocade
12 2 (0.66%) Computacenter
12 2 (0.66%) Websense
12 2 (0.66%) Splunk
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £90,000+ an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus generous benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £24,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago