Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +49
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 140 183 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.61% 3.70% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.95% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 121 146 158
Leeds median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -8.16% +15.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,625 £68,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%

Information Security 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 3,527 4,635 5,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.88% 93.79% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,928 3,902 4,320
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.66%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 51 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 51 (36.43%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 34 (24.29%) Firewall
4 33 (23.57%) Data Protection
5 31 (22.14%) GDPR
6 30 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 29 (20.71%) PCI DSS
8 28 (20.00%) CISSP
9 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.14%) Degree
10 24 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (16.43%) Windows
12 21 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (15.00%) IaaS
12 21 (15.00%) Security Management
12 21 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
13 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (13.57%) SaaS
15 18 (12.86%) Information Security Management
15 18 (12.86%) Finance
16 17 (12.14%) Business Continuity
16 17 (12.14%) Security Operations
17 16 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
17 16 (11.43%) ITSM
17 16 (11.43%) PaaS
18 15 (10.71%) Security Testing
18 15 (10.71%) CISM
18 15 (10.71%) SLA
19 14 (10.00%) ISMS

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 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) IaaS
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.57%) SaaS
4 16 (11.43%) PaaS
5 8 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (5.71%) Office 365
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.29%) Firewall
2 21 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (8.57%) LAN
4 11 (7.86%) WAN
5 8 (5.71%) VPN
6 7 (5.00%) Network Security
7 5 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.86%) Internet
8 4 (2.86%) VoIP
9 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.43%) DNS
10 2 (1.43%) MPLS
10 2 (1.43%) SAN
10 2 (1.43%) SMS
10 2 (1.43%) VLAN
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.71%) Skype
11 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) MS Access
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Retail
4 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 5 (3.57%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (2.86%) Law
7 3 (2.14%) Games
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Back Office
8 2 (1.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Analyst
2 36 (25.71%) Security Analyst
3 23 (16.43%) Information Analyst
3 23 (16.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (15.71%) Security Manager
5 16 (11.43%) Security Specialist
6 14 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 12 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
7 12 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Consultant
8 9 (6.43%) IT Security Specialist
8 9 (6.43%) Risk Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.00%) Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) CSS
1 2 (1.43%) HTML
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) Django
2 1 (0.71%) Pylons
2 1 (0.71%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (5.71%) NHS
6 5 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.57%) Robotics
7 4 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.43%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.86%) Android
5 4 (2.86%) Linux
5 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 33 (23.57%) Data Protection
4 24 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (15.00%) Security Management
6 18 (12.86%) Information Security Management
7 17 (12.14%) Business Continuity
7 17 (12.14%) Security Operations
8 16 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (11.43%) ITSM
9 15 (10.71%) Security Testing
10 14 (10.00%) ISMS
11 13 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (9.29%) IT Audit
12 12 (8.57%) Data Management
12 12 (8.57%) ITIL
12 12 (8.57%) Security Auditing
12 12 (8.57%) Service Management
13 11 (7.86%) Incident Management
14 10 (7.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.29%) Python
4 3 (2.14%) VB
4 3 (2.14%) VBA
5 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
6 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (20.00%) CISSP
2 24 (17.14%) Degree
3 15 (10.71%) CISM
4 7 (5.00%) CISA
5 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.57%) MCSA
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.86%) CCNA
7 4 (2.86%) CEH
7 4 (2.86%) CISMP
8 3 (2.14%) CRISC
9 2 (1.43%) CCNP
9 2 (1.43%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.43%) ISACA
9 2 (1.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (1.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (22.14%) GDPR
3 29 (20.71%) PCI DSS
4 21 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (10.71%) SLA
6 9 (6.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (2.14%) COBIT
9 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.14%) Nessus
3 2 (1.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.71%) Blue Prism
2 8 (5.71%) UiPath
3 6 (4.29%) Cisco
4 4 (2.86%) SAP
4 4 (2.86%) SOTI
4 4 (2.86%) VMware
5 3 (2.14%) McAfee
5 3 (2.14%) Splunk
6 2 (1.43%) Citrix
6 2 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Lotus
7 1 (0.71%) Mitel
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore