Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 94 172
Rank change year-on-year -23 +78 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 62 106 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.03% 2.78% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 3.05% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 93 33
Leeds median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,300 £30,844
90th Percentile £75,563 £79,000 £80,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -22.22%

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 2,865 3,479 4,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.78% 91.24% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,444 2,898 3,946
Leeds median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.26%) Information Security
4 18 (29.03%) Office 365
5 17 (27.42%) Windows 10
5 17 (27.42%) Azure
6 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
7 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
8 14 (22.58%) Linux
9 12 (19.35%) SQL
9 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 12 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
9 12 (19.35%) Public Sector
10 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
11 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Firewall
11 10 (16.13%) Security Management
11 10 (16.13%) Migration
11 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (14.52%) SAN
13 8 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (12.90%) CISMP
13 8 (12.90%) Wireless
13 8 (12.90%) VMware
13 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
2 17 (27.42%) Azure
3 7 (11.29%) AWS
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.84%) SaaS
6 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) SAN
3 8 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (12.90%) Wireless
4 6 (9.68%) WAN
5 5 (8.06%) Network Security
6 4 (6.45%) 4G
6 4 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.23%) DMZ
7 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.23%) IPsec
7 2 (3.23%) LAN
7 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.23%) Power BI
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.35%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Architect
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Junior
4 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Information Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) OAuth
3 1 (1.61%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.61%) OpenID
3 1 (1.61%) SAML
3 1 (1.61%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Private Cloud
3 6 (9.68%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.84%) SCADA
7 2 (3.23%) Cyberattack
7 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.61%) Blog
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.61%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows 10
3 14 (22.58%) Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.23%) Kali Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Information Security
2 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
4 12 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) Migration
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (16.13%) Security Management
6 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Antivirus Management
7 8 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
8 7 (11.29%) Security Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.68%) Security Operations
10 5 (8.06%) Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) Project Delivery
11 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) Apex Code
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) COBOL
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) CISMP
3 7 (11.29%) CISM
3 7 (11.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.68%) CISSP
4 6 (9.68%) CRISC
5 5 (8.06%) CISA
5 5 (8.06%) SANS
6 4 (6.45%) CEH
7 3 (4.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (4.84%) CCNP
7 3 (4.84%) GIAC
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.61%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.06%) GDPR
3 3 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.23%) NCSC
4 2 (3.23%) NIST
5 1 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.61%) PMO
5 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) PaperCut
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) SCOM
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
4 3 (4.84%) Nessus
5 2 (3.23%) CASB
5 2 (3.23%) Nmap
6 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) Meraki
3 4 (6.45%) Sage
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.61%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.61%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Qualys
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) Zscaler