Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 92 134
Rank change year-on-year +10 +42 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 220 238 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.21% 3.10% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.40% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 175 187 177
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £29,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,000 £56,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -4.49%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6261 7000 8314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.45% 91.15% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 6002 6661
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 190 £45,000 -6.25% 28
Bradford +1 10 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Huddersfield +4 5 £22,000 -29.03% 1
Batley - 4 £42,500 -
Halifax +25 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Wakefield 0 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Pudsey - 2 £57,500 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 117 (53.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 66 (30.00%) CISSP
4 57 (25.91%) Finance
5 52 (23.64%) CISM
6 48 (21.82%) Management Information System
6 48 (21.82%) PCI DSS
7 45 (20.45%) Data Protection
8 42 (19.09%) Firewall
9 40 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 39 (17.73%) IT Audit
11 34 (15.45%) CISA
12 33 (15.00%) Cisco
12 33 (15.00%) GDPR
13 32 (14.55%) Windows
13 32 (14.55%) Risk Assessment
14 30 (13.64%) Security Management
15 28 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
16 26 (11.82%) Information Security Management
17 25 (11.36%) ISMS
18 24 (10.91%) Project Management
19 23 (10.45%) Degree
19 23 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
20 21 (9.55%) CEH
20 21 (9.55%) Security Testing
21 20 (9.09%) Legal
22 19 (8.64%) VMware
22 19 (8.64%) Retail
23 18 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
24 17 (7.73%) ITIL

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.73%) IIS
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.36%) Confluence
5 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.09%) Firewall
2 16 (7.27%) LAN
3 13 (5.91%) VPN
4 12 (5.45%) Internet
5 11 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (4.55%) Network Security
7 6 (2.73%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.27%) SNMP
8 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.27%) Wireless
9 4 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.82%) SAN
9 4 (1.82%) WAN
9 4 (1.82%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.91%) HTTP
10 2 (0.91%) VLAN
11 1 (0.45%) BGP
11 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.45%) IPsec
11 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) MySQL
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.91%) Big Data
3 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.91%) DB2
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (0.91%) QlikView
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.82%) JIRA
1 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.91%) Burp Suite
General
1 57 (25.91%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Legal
3 19 (8.64%) Retail
4 5 (2.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.82%) Banking
5 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (30.00%) Analyst
2 61 (27.73%) Security Analyst
3 47 (21.36%) Security Manager
4 36 (16.36%) Information Manager
5 35 (15.91%) Information Security Manager
6 34 (15.45%) Information Analyst
6 34 (15.45%) Information Security Analyst
7 24 (10.91%) Consultant
7 24 (10.91%) Security Consultant
8 20 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
9 19 (8.64%) IT Analyst
10 18 (8.18%) Architect
11 17 (7.73%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (5.91%) Risk Manager
13 12 (5.45%) Information Risk Manager
13 12 (5.45%) Information Security Risk Manager
14 11 (5.00%) Security Specialist
15 9 (4.09%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
15 9 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (4.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.18%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) Middleware
2 1 (0.45%) Node.js
2 1 (0.45%) React
2 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.82%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.55%) NHS
4 9 (4.09%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.45%) BYOD
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.55%) Windows
2 15 (6.82%) Unix
3 10 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.09%) Linux
5 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.82%) Risk Management
2 45 (20.45%) Data Protection
3 39 (17.73%) IT Audit
4 32 (14.55%) Risk Assessment
5 30 (13.64%) Security Management
6 28 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (11.82%) Information Security Management
8 25 (11.36%) ISMS
9 24 (10.91%) Project Management
10 23 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (9.55%) Security Testing
12 17 (7.73%) ITIL
13 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.36%) CRAMM
14 14 (6.36%) Security Monitoring
15 13 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (5.91%) Security Operations
15 13 (5.91%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.09%) SQL
2 8 (3.64%) Python
3 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.91%) C
4 2 (0.91%) C++
4 2 (0.91%) Java
4 2 (0.91%) Perl
4 2 (0.91%) PHP
4 2 (0.91%) Ruby
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (30.00%) CISSP
2 52 (23.64%) CISM
3 34 (15.45%) CISA
4 23 (10.45%) Degree
5 21 (9.55%) CEH
6 15 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (6.36%) CCNA
8 12 (5.45%) CRISC
9 10 (4.55%) CISMP
9 10 (4.55%) CREST Certified
9 10 (4.55%) SANS
9 10 (4.55%) SSCP
10 8 (3.64%) Master's Degree
10 8 (3.64%) OSCP
11 6 (2.73%) GIAC
11 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.27%) CCDA
12 5 (2.27%) CCIE
12 5 (2.27%) CCNP
13 4 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (53.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (21.82%) PCI DSS
3 33 (15.00%) GDPR
4 14 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.18%) COBIT
6 7 (3.18%) Data Quality
7 6 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.36%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.91%) PMO
10 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.91%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) WMI
2 4 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.82%) Nagios
2 4 (1.82%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.36%) Nessus
4 2 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.00%) Cisco
3 19 (8.64%) VMware
4 7 (3.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.73%) SAP
6 5 (2.27%) McAfee
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle
7 4 (1.82%) Citrix
7 4 (1.82%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.82%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.82%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.36%) Ariba
8 3 (1.36%) CA
8 3 (1.36%) CommVault
8 3 (1.36%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.36%) NetApp
8 3 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (1.36%) Remedy
8 3 (1.36%) Siebel