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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 124 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 131 148 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.86% 2.00% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.40% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 117 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
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
6092 6164 4696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.30% 83.44% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4805 3632
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -7 89 £45,000 +7.14% 17
North Yorkshire +18 23 £45,000 +28.57% 7
South Yorkshire -6 14 £35,500 -35.45% 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 121 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (40.40%) CISSP
3 89 (29.97%) Management Information System
4 69 (23.23%) Firewall
5 66 (22.22%) PCI DSS
6 64 (21.55%) CISM
7 59 (19.87%) Risk Management
8 57 (19.19%) Finance
9 50 (16.84%) Windows
10 49 (16.50%) Data Protection
11 47 (15.82%) Security Testing
12 46 (15.49%) Cisco
13 43 (14.48%) Security Management
13 43 (14.48%) ITIL
14 41 (13.80%) Network Security
15 40 (13.47%) Oracle
16 38 (12.79%) CISA
17 36 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
18 34 (11.45%) GIAC
18 34 (11.45%) CheckPoint
19 32 (10.77%) CEH
19 32 (10.77%) Information Security Management
20 31 (10.44%) UNIX
20 31 (10.44%) Microsoft
21 30 (10.10%) SLA
22 29 (9.76%) DNS
23 28 (9.43%) Wireless
23 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
24 27 (9.09%) HP
24 27 (9.09%) SIEM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.67%) Apache
4 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.37%) MS Office
3 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (23.23%) Firewall
2 41 (13.80%) Network Security
3 29 (9.76%) DNS
4 28 (9.43%) Wireless
5 25 (8.42%) DHCP
6 23 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (5.39%) OSPF
7 16 (5.39%) BGP
8 15 (5.05%) TCP/IP
8 15 (5.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (5.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (4.71%) NX-OS
9 14 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (4.71%) BIG-IP
9 14 (4.71%) LAN
9 14 (4.71%) WAN
10 9 (3.03%) SAN
11 8 (2.69%) SSL
11 8 (2.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (4.38%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.01%) MySQL
6 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 57 (19.19%) Finance
2 24 (8.08%) Retail
3 21 (7.07%) Banking
4 19 (6.40%) Legal
5 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.68%) Law
6 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.68%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Czech Language
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.26%) Analyst
2 62 (20.88%) Security Analyst
3 52 (17.51%) Security Manager
4 46 (15.49%) Information Security Manager
4 46 (15.49%) Information Manager
5 37 (12.46%) Consultant
6 35 (11.78%) Information Analyst
7 34 (11.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 25 (8.42%) Security Consultant
9 20 (6.73%) Security Officer
10 18 (6.06%) Security Specialist
10 18 (6.06%) Information Security Officer
11 16 (5.39%) Information Specialist
11 16 (5.39%) Information Security Specialist
12 15 (5.05%) Developer
12 15 (5.05%) Administrator
12 15 (5.05%) Information Security Consultant
12 15 (5.05%) Senior Security Specialist
13 14 (4.71%) Senior Information Security Specialist
13 14 (4.71%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.04%) JDBC
2 9 (3.03%) Middleware
3 7 (2.36%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.68%) J2EE
4 5 (1.68%) SAP XI
5 3 (1.01%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) JSP
7 1 (0.34%) Servlets
7 1 (0.34%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) .NET
7 1 (0.34%) JavaBeans
7 1 (0.34%) Ajax
7 1 (0.34%) CSS3
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (29.97%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.69%) NHS
6 5 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
8 2 (0.67%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) BYOD
9 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.34%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.84%) Windows
2 31 (10.44%) UNIX
3 17 (5.72%) Solaris
4 16 (5.39%) Linux
5 11 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.87%) Risk Management
2 49 (16.50%) Data Protection
3 47 (15.82%) Security Testing
4 43 (14.48%) Security Management
4 43 (14.48%) ITIL
5 36 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (10.77%) Information Security Management
7 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (9.09%) SIEM
9 26 (8.75%) ISMS
10 24 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.08%) Service Delivery
11 23 (7.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 22 (7.41%) Performance Management
12 22 (7.41%) Cyber Security
12 22 (7.41%) Project Management
13 17 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.72%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.42%) SQL
2 19 (6.40%) Java
2 19 (6.40%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.36%) C
4 5 (1.68%) APL
5 3 (1.01%) Perl
5 3 (1.01%) Python
6 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 120 (40.40%) CISSP
2 64 (21.55%) CISM
3 38 (12.79%) CISA
4 34 (11.45%) GIAC
5 32 (10.77%) CEH
6 22 (7.41%) Degree
7 18 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.71%) CCSE
8 14 (4.71%) CCNP
9 12 (4.04%) CRISC
10 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.03%) PCI QSA
12 7 (2.36%) CHFI
13 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.35%) CCNA
14 4 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.35%) MCSE
15 3 (1.01%) CISMP
16 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
16 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 30 (10.10%) SLA
4 12 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (2.69%) QA
5 8 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.01%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.41%) XenServer
3 16 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.69%) XenApp
5 4 (1.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.01%) OpenView
2 3 (1.01%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.67%) yum
3 2 (0.67%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 46 (15.49%) Cisco
2 40 (13.47%) Oracle
3 34 (11.45%) CheckPoint
4 31 (10.44%) Microsoft
5 27 (9.09%) HP
6 21 (7.07%) Citrix
6 21 (7.07%) VMware
6 21 (7.07%) F5
7 20 (6.73%) Juniper
8 18 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 18 (6.06%) Business Objects
9 17 (5.72%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.71%) Infoblox
10 14 (4.71%) Imperva
11 10 (3.37%) Dell
12 8 (2.69%) Symantec
13 7 (2.36%) McAfee
14 6 (2.02%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.02%) SAP
15 5 (1.68%) ScanSafe
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension Plus More
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20 - £26 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevation Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 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
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago