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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 164 145 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.34% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.69% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 131 94 74
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
6083 5387 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.81% 82.78% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 4131 3913
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +9 132 £45,000 +5.88% 15
North Yorkshire +10 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South Yorkshire -5 13 £35,500 -29.00% 3
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 129 (46.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (36.82%) CISSP
3 85 (30.69%) PCI DSS
4 79 (28.52%) Management Information System
5 69 (24.91%) Firewall
6 60 (21.66%) CISM
7 58 (20.94%) Risk Management
8 54 (19.49%) Windows
9 52 (18.77%) Cisco
10 46 (16.61%) CEH
11 43 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
12 42 (15.16%) GIAC
13 40 (14.44%) Finance
13 40 (14.44%) CheckPoint
14 39 (14.08%) Data Protection
15 37 (13.36%) Security Testing
15 37 (13.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 31 (11.19%) Security Management
16 31 (11.19%) SIEM
17 29 (10.47%) Service Delivery
17 29 (10.47%) UNIX
17 29 (10.47%) Wireless
17 29 (10.47%) Network Security
18 27 (9.75%) Information Security Management
18 27 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (9.75%) ITIL
19 26 (9.39%) Microsoft
20 24 (8.66%) DNS
20 24 (8.66%) Active Directory
21 22 (7.94%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (5.05%) MS Exchange
1 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.08%) Apache
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (6.50%) MS Office
2 5 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) IaaS
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.91%) Firewall
2 29 (10.47%) Wireless
2 29 (10.47%) Network Security
3 24 (8.66%) DNS
4 20 (7.22%) DHCP
5 17 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.05%) SSL
8 13 (4.69%) OSPF
8 13 (4.69%) BGP
9 11 (3.97%) BIG-IP
9 11 (3.97%) LAN
9 11 (3.97%) WAN
9 11 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (3.61%) SAN
11 9 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (2.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (2.89%) JIRA
3 7 (2.53%) Toad
3 7 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (14.44%) Finance
2 15 (5.42%) Legal
2 15 (5.42%) Retail
3 10 (3.61%) Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.81%) Law
5 5 (1.81%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (31.41%) Analyst
2 74 (26.71%) Security Analyst
3 48 (17.33%) Security Manager
4 33 (11.91%) Information Analyst
4 33 (11.91%) Information Security Analyst
5 31 (11.19%) Information Manager
5 31 (11.19%) Information Security Manager
6 30 (10.83%) Consultant
7 21 (7.58%) Security Consultant
8 19 (6.86%) Junior
9 17 (6.14%) Developer
10 15 (5.42%) Account Manager
11 13 (4.69%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.69%) Security Officer
12 12 (4.33%) Information Specialist
12 12 (4.33%) Information Security Specialist
12 12 (4.33%) Information Security Officer
12 12 (4.33%) Security Specialist
13 11 (3.97%) Information Security Consultant
13 11 (3.97%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.17%) .NET
1 6 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.81%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.44%) JDBC
4 2 (0.72%) WPF
4 2 (0.72%) J2EE
4 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 2 (0.72%) WinForms
5 1 (0.36%) Ajax
5 1 (0.36%) JSTL
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) JSP
5 1 (0.36%) Servlets
5 1 (0.36%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.36%) CSS3
5 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (28.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.89%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.89%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.89%) NHS
4 8 (2.89%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.44%) RMADS
5 4 (1.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.08%) CESG
6 3 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.36%) SecurID
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.49%) Windows
2 29 (10.47%) UNIX
3 22 (7.94%) Linux
4 14 (5.05%) Solaris
5 10 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.61%) AIX
6 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.94%) Risk Management
2 43 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (14.08%) Data Protection
4 37 (13.36%) Security Testing
4 37 (13.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 31 (11.19%) Security Management
5 31 (11.19%) SIEM
6 29 (10.47%) Service Delivery
7 27 (9.75%) Information Security Management
7 27 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.75%) ITIL
8 21 (7.58%) Project Management
9 20 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 20 (7.22%) Line Management
10 19 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.50%) ISMS
12 17 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (5.42%) Business Development
13 15 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.94%) SQL
2 11 (3.97%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.89%) C
4 7 (2.53%) Java
5 4 (1.44%) VB
5 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.44%) VB6
6 3 (1.08%) Perl
6 3 (1.08%) Python
7 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (36.82%) CISSP
2 60 (21.66%) CISM
3 46 (16.61%) CEH
4 42 (15.16%) GIAC
5 21 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.50%) CCNP
6 18 (6.50%) CCSE
7 16 (5.78%) CISA
8 14 (5.05%) Degree
9 12 (4.33%) CRISC
10 10 (3.61%) PCI QSA
11 7 (2.53%) CCSA
11 7 (2.53%) CCNA
12 6 (2.17%) MAPM
13 5 (1.81%) CHFI
14 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.44%) SSCP
15 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
15 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (46.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (30.69%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.78%) SLA
4 13 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.72%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) BS25999
8 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.42%) XenServer
3 11 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.44%) XenApp
5 3 (1.08%) Nmap
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.44%) Nessus
3 2 (0.72%) yum
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (18.77%) Cisco
2 40 (14.44%) CheckPoint
3 26 (9.39%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.50%) Oracle
5 16 (5.78%) HP
5 16 (5.78%) VMware
6 15 (5.42%) Juniper
7 14 (5.05%) F5
7 14 (5.05%) Citrix
8 12 (4.33%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.33%) Blue Coat
9 11 (3.97%) Infoblox
9 11 (3.97%) Imperva
10 8 (2.89%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.89%) Symantec
11 7 (2.53%) Dell
12 6 (2.17%) ScanSafe
12 6 (2.17%) McAfee
13 4 (1.44%) Clearswift
14 3 (1.08%) Splunk
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & yearly bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £34,318 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago