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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 102 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 169 143 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.45% 2.02% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.44% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 148 117 61
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £76,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
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 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 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
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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 -6 106 £42,500 - 15
North Yorkshire +32 43 £42,500 -6.59% 1
South Yorkshire +14 14 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 122 (40.26%) CISSP
2 120 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (33.33%) Finance
4 81 (26.73%) Risk Management
5 75 (24.75%) Management Information System
6 73 (24.09%) CISM
7 72 (23.76%) CISA
7 72 (23.76%) PCI DSS
8 46 (15.18%) Security Testing
9 40 (13.20%) ITIL
10 38 (12.54%) UNIX
11 37 (12.21%) Oracle
11 37 (12.21%) Cyber Security
12 36 (11.88%) Degree
12 36 (11.88%) Windows
12 36 (11.88%) Firewall
13 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (9.24%) Microsoft
15 28 (9.24%) Project Management
15 28 (9.24%) Network Security
16 26 (8.58%) Security Management
17 25 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (7.92%) Linux
19 22 (7.26%) SQL
19 22 (7.26%) CEH
20 21 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
20 21 (6.93%) GIAC
20 21 (6.93%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.99%) IIS
4 3 (0.99%) JBoss
4 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.99%) Node.js
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.88%) Firewall
2 28 (9.24%) Network Security
3 14 (4.62%) Internet
4 12 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.30%) DNS
5 10 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.64%) Wireless
6 8 (2.64%) VPN
6 8 (2.64%) LAN
6 8 (2.64%) WAN
7 7 (2.31%) SAN
7 7 (2.31%) IPsec
7 7 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.65%) SMTP
8 5 (1.65%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) SSL
9 4 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.99%) NX-OS
10 3 (0.99%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.60%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.97%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.65%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (5.61%) Financial Institution
3 14 (4.62%) Retail
4 11 (3.63%) Banking
5 8 (2.64%) Legal
6 5 (1.65%) Czech Language
7 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (18.48%) Analyst
2 47 (15.51%) Security Analyst
3 44 (14.52%) Security Manager
4 41 (13.53%) Security Officer
5 34 (11.22%) Information Analyst
6 32 (10.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 31 (10.23%) Information Security Manager
7 31 (10.23%) Information Manager
8 28 (9.24%) Consultant
9 25 (8.25%) Information Security Officer
10 21 (6.93%) Security Consultant
11 18 (5.94%) IT Security Officer
12 17 (5.61%) Developer
13 16 (5.28%) Information Security Consultant
14 14 (4.62%) Administrator
15 13 (4.29%) Architect
15 13 (4.29%) Project Manager
16 11 (3.63%) IT Security Manager
17 10 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
17 10 (3.30%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.64%) HTML
1 8 (2.64%) Middleware
1 8 (2.64%) JDBC
2 6 (1.98%) J2EE
3 5 (1.65%) SAP XI
3 5 (1.65%) Ajax
3 5 (1.65%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.65%) jQuery
3 5 (1.65%) HTML5
3 5 (1.65%) CSS
4 4 (1.32%) .NET
5 3 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.99%) web2py
5 3 (0.99%) Pyramid
5 3 (0.99%) Pylons
5 3 (0.99%) Django
6 1 (0.33%) JSP
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.75%) Management Information System
2 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.64%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.65%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.65%) PKI
6 5 (1.65%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.99%) NHS
8 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.66%) GIS
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) PMI
10 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.54%) UNIX
2 36 (11.88%) Windows
3 24 (7.92%) Linux
4 14 (4.62%) Solaris
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.99%) HPUX
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.73%) Risk Management
2 46 (15.18%) Security Testing
3 40 (13.20%) ITIL
4 37 (12.21%) Cyber Security
5 33 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (9.24%) Project Management
7 26 (8.58%) Security Management
8 25 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (6.93%) SIEM
9 21 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
10 20 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.60%) Data Protection
11 19 (6.27%) Ethical Hacking
11 19 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (5.94%) Business Continuity
12 18 (5.94%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.28%) Information Security Management
13 16 (5.28%) Performance Management
13 16 (5.28%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.26%) SQL
2 16 (5.28%) Java
3 15 (4.95%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.97%) C
5 7 (2.31%) Python
6 6 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.65%) C++
7 5 (1.65%) Ruby
7 5 (1.65%) APL
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.99%) PHP
9 3 (0.99%) C#
10 2 (0.66%) Perl
11 1 (0.33%) RPG
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (40.26%) CISSP
2 73 (24.09%) CISM
3 72 (23.76%) CISA
4 36 (11.88%) Degree
5 22 (7.26%) CEH
6 21 (6.93%) GIAC
7 20 (6.60%) CISMP
8 17 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.96%) CCNP
9 12 (3.96%) CCNA
10 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.31%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.98%) CCDA
12 5 (1.65%) CHFI
12 5 (1.65%) CRISC
13 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.99%) MCSE
14 3 (0.99%) CCSE
14 3 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (23.76%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.62%) SLA
4 10 (3.30%) QA
5 9 (2.97%) COBIT
6 5 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.32%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.66%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.31%) XenServer
2 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.32%) XenApp
4 3 (0.99%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) Nessus
2 3 (0.99%) OpenView
2 3 (0.99%) Nagios
2 3 (0.99%) SCOM
2 3 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.66%) Nmap
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (12.21%) Oracle
2 28 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.93%) HP
4 20 (6.60%) Cisco
5 13 (4.29%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.64%) SAP
6 8 (2.64%) VMware
7 7 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.31%) F5
7 7 (2.31%) ArcSight
7 7 (2.31%) Citrix
8 6 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 6 (1.98%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.65%) Tripwire
9 5 (1.65%) Juniper
10 4 (1.32%) Websense
10 4 (1.32%) Infoblox
10 4 (1.32%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.32%) Splunk
11 3 (0.99%) Imperva
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum circa + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago