The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 49 129
Rank change year-on-year -38 +80  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 70 142 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.78% 4.86% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 5.32% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 42
Median salary £47,500 £44,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% +10.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2344 2667 2985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.20% 91.30% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1954 2186 2342
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Leeds

Information Security
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Leeds

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 66 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (38.60%) CISSP
2 44 (38.60%) CISM
2 44 (38.60%) Risk Management
3 38 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 35 (30.70%) CISA
5 34 (29.82%) Finance
6 33 (28.95%) Management Information System
7 23 (20.18%) Security Management
7 23 (20.18%) CEH
8 22 (19.30%) Information Security Management
9 20 (17.54%) GIAC
10 19 (16.67%) High Availability
11 18 (15.79%) Firewall
11 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (14.91%) Cisco
13 16 (14.04%) ISMS
14 15 (13.16%) IT Audit
15 14 (12.28%) SSCP
15 14 (12.28%) Windows
16 13 (11.40%) Linux
16 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
16 13 (11.40%) Data Protection
16 13 (11.40%) Degree
16 13 (11.40%) SANS
17 12 (10.53%) ITIL
18 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (9.65%) IT Strategy
18 11 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
19 10 (8.77%) CompTIA Security+

Information Security
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 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.39%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Office 365
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) Network Security
3 6 (5.26%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) SAN
4 4 (3.51%) Wireless
5 3 (2.63%) VoIP
5 3 (2.63%) Wireless Security
6 2 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.75%) H.323
6 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.75%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) SNMP
6 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.88%) Intranet
7 1 (0.88%) Skype
7 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (29.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Legal
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Security Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Security Manager
4 18 (15.79%) Information Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (13.16%) Consultant
6 13 (11.40%) Information Security Consultant
6 13 (11.40%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.53%) CISSP Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Information Manager
7 12 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
7 12 (10.53%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) Security Specialist
9 8 (7.02%) Head of IT
9 8 (7.02%) IT Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Risk Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Governance Manager
11 6 (5.26%) Architect
11 6 (5.26%) Operations Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) Node.js
2 1 (0.88%) React
2 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.39%) NHS
5 4 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.88%) BBC
8 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Unix
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Risk Management
2 23 (20.18%) Security Management
3 22 (19.30%) Information Security Management
4 19 (16.67%) High Availability
5 16 (14.04%) ISMS
6 15 (13.16%) IT Audit
7 13 (11.40%) Data Protection
7 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.53%) ITIL
9 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (9.65%) IT Strategy
10 10 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Security Operations
11 9 (7.89%) IT Governance
11 9 (7.89%) SIEM
12 8 (7.02%) Business Continuity
12 8 (7.02%) Data Security
12 8 (7.02%) Threat Intelligence
13 7 (6.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) PHP
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) CISM
1 44 (38.60%) CISSP
2 35 (30.70%) CISA
3 23 (20.18%) CEH
4 20 (17.54%) GIAC
5 14 (12.28%) SSCP
6 13 (11.40%) Degree
6 13 (11.40%) SANS
7 10 (8.77%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (8.77%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (7.02%) CISMP
9 7 (6.14%) CCNA
9 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (6.14%) CRISC
9 7 (6.14%) CSSLP
10 3 (2.63%) CCDA
10 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.63%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.63%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (3.51%) GDPR
6 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
6 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (2.63%) PMO
8 2 (1.75%) COBIT
8 2 (1.75%) ISO 14001
8 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.75%) QA
8 2 (1.75%) SLA
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.88%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Docker
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Nessus
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) WMI
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.88%) QRadar
4 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Cisco
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) Symantec
5 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.51%) Citrix
5 4 (3.51%) CommVault
5 4 (3.51%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (3.51%) NetApp
5 4 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (3.51%) Qualys
6 3 (2.63%) Avaya
6 3 (2.63%) F5
6 3 (2.63%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.75%) Gemalto
7 2 (1.75%) Juniper
7 2 (1.75%) McAfee
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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