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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 63 89
Rank change year-on-year -51 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 42 132 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.62% 3.99% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 4.43% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 104 74
Median salary £46,197 £44,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.10% -1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £63,950
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 2380 2981 3345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.54% 90.17% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 2413 2649
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (29.51%) Degree
3 35 (28.69%) CISSP
3 35 (28.69%) Management Information System
4 34 (27.87%) Firewall
5 32 (26.23%) PCI DSS
6 29 (23.77%) CISM
7 27 (22.13%) Finance
7 27 (22.13%) Windows
8 26 (21.31%) CISA
9 25 (20.49%) SSCP
10 23 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (18.03%) ITIL
11 22 (18.03%) Network Security
12 21 (17.21%) Security+ Certification
12 21 (17.21%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (16.39%) Risk Management
14 19 (15.57%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (15.57%) Linux
15 18 (14.75%) Unix
16 17 (13.93%) Data Security
16 17 (13.93%) Security Management
16 17 (13.93%) CEH
17 16 (13.11%) CREST Certified
18 15 (12.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 15 (12.30%) CISMP
19 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
19 14 (11.48%) ISMS
19 14 (11.48%) Security Architecture
19 14 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management

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 5 (4.10%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 22 (18.03%) Network Security
3 14 (11.48%) Internet
4 7 (5.74%) Wireless
5 6 (4.92%) Wireless Security
6 4 (3.28%) SAN
6 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.46%) HTTP
7 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.64%) DNS
8 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.82%) Intranet
9 1 (0.82%) LAN
9 1 (0.82%) VPN
9 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Legal
3 6 (4.92%) Publishing
4 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) Games
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Analyst
2 30 (24.59%) Security Analyst
3 20 (16.39%) Security Manager
4 16 (13.11%) Consultant
5 15 (12.30%) Security Consultant
6 14 (11.48%) IT Analyst
6 14 (11.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (9.84%) Penetration Tester
7 12 (9.84%) Tester
8 11 (9.02%) Information Manager
8 11 (9.02%) Information Security Manager
9 9 (7.38%) Head of IT
10 7 (5.74%) Information Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.92%) Risk Manager
11 6 (4.92%) Security Penetration Tester
11 6 (4.92%) Security Tester
12 5 (4.10%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.82%) Ajax
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) HTML5
3 1 (0.82%) jQuery
3 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.20%) CESG
3 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.10%) NHS
5 5 (4.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) BBC
7 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.64%) PKI
9 1 (0.82%) Clustering
9 1 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.82%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.82%) iPhone
9 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) Windows
2 19 (15.57%) Linux
3 18 (14.75%) Unix
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (18.03%) ITIL
3 20 (16.39%) Risk Management
4 19 (15.57%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (13.93%) Data Security
5 17 (13.93%) Security Management
6 15 (12.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
7 14 (11.48%) Information Security Management
7 14 (11.48%) ISMS
7 14 (11.48%) Security Architecture
7 14 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (9.84%) IT Strategy
9 11 (9.02%) SIEM
10 9 (7.38%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.74%) B2B
12 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.74%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) C
2 13 (10.66%) C++
2 13 (10.66%) Java
2 13 (10.66%) PHP
3 12 (9.84%) Python
4 11 (9.02%) Ruby
5 9 (7.38%) Perl
6 6 (4.92%) C#
6 6 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (29.51%) Degree
2 35 (28.69%) CISSP
3 29 (23.77%) CISM
4 26 (21.31%) CISA
5 25 (20.49%) SSCP
6 21 (17.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 21 (17.21%) Security+ Certification
7 17 (13.93%) CEH
8 16 (13.11%) CREST Certified
9 15 (12.30%) CISMP
10 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
11 11 (9.02%) GIAC
11 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
12 8 (6.56%) OSCP
13 7 (5.74%) CCNA
13 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (5.74%) SANS
14 6 (4.92%) CHECK Team Leader
14 6 (4.92%) CSSLP
15 3 (2.46%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (26.23%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.56%) SLA
4 4 (3.28%) QA
5 1 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.82%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Nessus
2 4 (3.28%) QRadar
3 3 (2.46%) Nmap
4 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.82%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Cisco
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) Splunk
3 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.10%) Juniper
3 5 (4.10%) VMware
4 4 (3.28%) AlienVault
4 4 (3.28%) Citrix
4 4 (3.28%) CommVault
4 4 (3.28%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (3.28%) HP
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) LogLogic
4 4 (3.28%) LogRhythm
4 4 (3.28%) NetApp
4 4 (3.28%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle
6 1 (0.82%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.82%) F5
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,428 - £48,514 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parker Solutions Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 2 days ago