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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 137 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 131 123 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.79% 2.32% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.79% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 75 81
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5883 4409 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.18% 83.09% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4546 3441 3739
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -15 102 £42,000 -6.66% 10
North Yorkshire -15 10 £38,000 -15.55% 1
South Yorkshire -34 2 £52,500 +46.85% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 110 (37.29%) CISSP
2 105 (35.59%) Finance
3 99 (33.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (25.42%) Risk Management
5 70 (23.73%) Windows
6 67 (22.71%) Management Information System
7 56 (18.98%) Firewall
8 54 (18.31%) PCI DSS
9 45 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 45 (15.25%) Active Directory
10 40 (13.56%) ITIL
11 38 (12.88%) Project Management
12 34 (11.53%) Business Continuity
12 34 (11.53%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (11.19%) CISA
13 33 (11.19%) Degree
14 32 (10.85%) Risk Analysis
14 32 (10.85%) CISM
15 30 (10.17%) Cisco
16 29 (9.83%) Internet
17 28 (9.49%) DNS
17 28 (9.49%) Security Management
18 27 (9.15%) Service Delivery
19 24 (8.14%) Oracle
19 24 (8.14%) CheckPoint
20 23 (7.80%) Linux
20 23 (7.80%) Information Security Management
21 22 (7.46%) UNIX
22 21 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
23 20 (6.78%) Data Protection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.37%) IIS
1 7 (2.37%) CMS
2 6 (2.03%) Apache
2 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.02%) SAS
3 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (5.42%) MS Office
2 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.02%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.98%) Firewall
2 29 (9.83%) Internet
3 28 (9.49%) DNS
4 20 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.76%) Network Security
6 16 (5.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (5.42%) SSL
7 8 (2.71%) LAN
8 6 (2.03%) WAN
8 6 (2.03%) HTTP
8 6 (2.03%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.69%) DHCP
10 4 (1.36%) VPN
10 4 (1.36%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.36%) DMZ
11 3 (1.02%) SSH
11 3 (1.02%) SAN
11 3 (1.02%) tcpdump
11 3 (1.02%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.02%) DB2
3 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.02%) MySQL
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.03%) Subversion
3 4 (1.36%) JIRA
3 4 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.36%) Toad
4 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 105 (35.59%) Finance
2 18 (6.10%) Banking
3 17 (5.76%) Legal
4 9 (3.05%) Retail
5 4 (1.36%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (26.78%) Analyst
2 60 (20.34%) Security Analyst
3 47 (15.93%) Consultant
4 44 (14.92%) Security Consultant
5 35 (11.86%) Head of Security
6 32 (10.85%) IT Security Analyst
7 21 (7.12%) Security Officer
8 18 (6.10%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) IT Security Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) IT Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Junior
11 13 (4.41%) Information Analyst
11 13 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 12 (4.07%) Head of Information Security
13 10 (3.39%) Developer
13 10 (3.39%) Architect
14 8 (2.71%) Development Manager
14 8 (2.71%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET
1 17 (5.76%) .NET
2 11 (3.73%) WPF
3 8 (2.71%) WCF
4 5 (1.69%) HTML
4 5 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.02%) Web Services
5 3 (1.02%) LAMP
5 3 (1.02%) WinForms
5 3 (1.02%) Ajax
5 3 (1.02%) J2EE
5 3 (1.02%) jQuery
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.68%) Middleware
7 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.71%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.41%) iPhone
2 13 (4.41%) iPad
3 10 (3.39%) RMADS
4 8 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.71%) CESG
5 4 (1.36%) PKI
6 3 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.02%) VSAM
6 3 (1.02%) Clustering
6 3 (1.02%) NHS
6 3 (1.02%) Firmware
6 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.73%) Windows
2 23 (7.80%) Linux
3 22 (7.46%) UNIX
4 8 (2.71%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.03%) Solaris
7 3 (1.02%) HPUX
7 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.42%) Risk Management
2 40 (13.56%) ITIL
3 38 (12.88%) Project Management
4 34 (11.53%) Business Continuity
4 34 (11.53%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (10.85%) Risk Analysis
6 28 (9.49%) Security Management
7 27 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 23 (7.80%) Information Security Management
9 20 (6.78%) Data Protection
10 18 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (5.76%) SIEM
12 16 (5.42%) Business Development
13 15 (5.08%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (4.07%) Security Testing
16 11 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (3.73%) BCP
16 11 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.10%) SQL
2 11 (3.73%) C#
2 11 (3.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (3.73%) VB
2 11 (3.73%) VB.NET
2 11 (3.73%) VB6
3 8 (2.71%) Java
4 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) Ruby
6 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (37.29%) CISSP
2 33 (11.19%) CISA
2 33 (11.19%) Degree
3 32 (10.85%) CISM
4 21 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.10%) SSCP
6 17 (5.76%) CCNA
7 16 (5.42%) CEH
8 15 (5.08%) CCSA
9 11 (3.73%) CRISC
9 11 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (3.39%) Security Cleared
11 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.71%) CCNP
12 8 (2.71%) CCSE
13 7 (2.37%) ISEB
14 6 (2.03%) MCSE
15 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.36%) GIAC
16 4 (1.36%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (33.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (18.31%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.71%) SLA
5 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.69%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (1.02%) QA
7 2 (0.68%) COBIT
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) BS7799
8 1 (0.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 45 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Nessus
1 4 (1.36%) WSUS
2 3 (1.02%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) Opsview
2 3 (1.02%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) SCCM
3 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.17%) Cisco
3 24 (8.14%) Oracle
3 24 (8.14%) CheckPoint
4 16 (5.42%) Symantec
5 14 (4.75%) VMware
6 13 (4.41%) McAfee
7 7 (2.37%) Juniper
8 6 (2.03%) Imperva
9 5 (1.69%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.69%) HP
10 3 (1.02%) JBoss
10 3 (1.02%) CA
10 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.02%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.02%) F5
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix
10 3 (1.02%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.02%) Google
10 3 (1.02%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago