Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 209 235
Rank change year-on-year +42 +26 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 35 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 0.35% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.35% 3.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 3
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -15.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £50,200
90th Percentile £66,750 £59,875 £54,600
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -15.09% -

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 654 534 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.92% 10.91% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 538 453 587
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,175 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Leeds

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Leeds.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Leeds

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 30 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (60.00%) Information Security
3 17 (48.57%) GDPR
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
5 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 9 (25.71%) Security Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Security Management
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) CISSP
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (14.29%) Analytics
11 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
11 5 (14.29%) LAN
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.29%) Law
11 5 (14.29%) CISM
11 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
12 4 (11.43%) CISA

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) BGP
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) VPLS
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (11.43%) PerformancePoint
1 4 (11.43%) PowerPivot
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Information Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
3 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Security Management
5 9 (25.71%) Security Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 4 (11.43%) Data Privacy
7 4 (11.43%) Internal Audit
7 4 (11.43%) ISMS
7 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Security Auditing
7 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
7 4 (11.43%) SSADM
7 4 (11.43%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (11.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) CISA
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.71%) GSLC
5 2 (5.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.86%) CRISC
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) GSNA
6 1 (2.86%) IRCA
6 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (48.57%) GDPR
3 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (17.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (8.57%) COBIT
6 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (8.57%) SLA
7 1 (2.86%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (2.86%) COSO
7 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Nintex
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware