Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 151 191
Rank change year-on-year +41 +40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 77 60 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.30% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.35% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 25
Leeds median annual salary £49,638 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,100 £29,777 £24,200
90th Percentile £73,500 £68,550 £66,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,067 4,436 4,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.50% 94.04% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 3,768 4,196
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,971 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 31 (40.26%) Information Security
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) PCI DSS
3 16 (20.78%) CRM
4 15 (19.48%) Windows
4 15 (19.48%) WAN
5 13 (16.88%) LAN
5 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 13 (16.88%) OWASP
6 12 (15.58%) Office 365
6 12 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (15.58%) SQL
7 11 (14.29%) Firewall
7 11 (14.29%) Security Management
7 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (14.29%) WLAN
7 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
8 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (12.99%) ISMS
8 10 (12.99%) Linux
8 10 (12.99%) Information Security Management
8 10 (12.99%) VMware
8 10 (12.99%) IT Audit
8 10 (12.99%) GDPR
8 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.99%) Critical Thinking
9 9 (11.69%) HTML
10 8 (10.39%) JavaScript

Cybersecurity
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 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Office 365
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.79%) SaaS
5 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.90%) Serverless
6 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.60%) IaaS
6 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) WAN
2 13 (16.88%) LAN
3 11 (14.29%) Firewall
3 11 (14.29%) WLAN
4 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.09%) Network Security
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.90%) 4G
8 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.90%) SAN
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP
8 3 (3.90%) Wireless
9 2 (2.60%) BGP
9 2 (2.60%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.60%) MPLS
9 2 (2.60%) OSPF
9 2 (2.60%) SMS
10 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.30%) Bower
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Grunt
1 1 (1.30%) gulp
1 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.30%) JSUnit
1 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (1.30%) Mocha
1 1 (1.30%) Protractor
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
1 6 (7.79%) Legal
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Architect
2 12 (15.58%) Security Manager
3 11 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Information Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Risk Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Information Risk Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.60%) Express
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
5 2 (2.60%) React
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.19%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.60%) Robotics
6 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.90%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Information Security
2 16 (20.78%) CRM
3 13 (16.88%) OWASP
4 11 (14.29%) Security Management
5 10 (12.99%) Critical Thinking
5 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
5 10 (12.99%) Information Security Management
5 10 (12.99%) ISMS
5 10 (12.99%) IT Audit
5 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.39%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 7 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (9.09%) SIEM
8 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Presales
8 6 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) Python
4 4 (5.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) CISSP
3 3 (3.90%) CCNP
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.90%) GPEN
3 3 (3.90%) GWAPT
3 3 (3.90%) GXPN
3 3 (3.90%) OSCP
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) CCSA
4 2 (2.60%) CCSE
4 2 (2.60%) CEH
4 2 (2.60%) CISA
4 2 (2.60%) CISM
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.60%) CSSLP
4 2 (2.60%) GIAC
4 2 (2.60%) SANS
4 2 (2.60%) SSCP
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) PCI DSS
2 12 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (12.99%) GDPR
4 4 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.60%) COBIT
5 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) WSUS
2 3 (3.90%) PaperCut
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.30%) QRadar
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) VMware
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco
3 7 (9.09%) Splunk
4 6 (7.79%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.79%) LogRhythm
4 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
5 5 (6.49%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
5 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix
6 3 (3.90%) Meraki
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) Sage
7 2 (2.60%) Cognos
7 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 2 (2.60%) Juniper
7 2 (2.60%) OutSystems
7 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.60%) Teradata