Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 125 115
Rank change year-on-year +56 -10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 247 163 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.62% 2.26% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 2.50% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 170 127 201
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,325 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £30,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 6,224 6,518 8,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.34% 90.30% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,319 5,651 6,661
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 £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +52 205 £48,000 +6.67% 28
Wakefield +7 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Bradford +3 12 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Huddersfield +2 9 £25,000 -37.50%
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 116 (46.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (27.53%) Data Protection
3 59 (23.89%) Risk Management
4 57 (23.08%) Finance
5 56 (22.67%) Management Information System
5 56 (22.67%) CISSP
6 51 (20.65%) PCI DSS
7 50 (20.24%) CISM
8 49 (19.84%) Security Management
9 46 (18.62%) GDPR
10 44 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (17.00%) Firewall
12 39 (15.79%) Information Security Management
12 39 (15.79%) Retail
13 37 (14.98%) Legal
14 34 (13.77%) IT Audit
15 32 (12.96%) Project Management
15 32 (12.96%) CISA
15 32 (12.96%) Windows
16 31 (12.55%) ISMS
17 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
17 27 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
19 25 (10.12%) Risk Assessment
19 25 (10.12%) Degree
20 24 (9.72%) Penetration Testing
21 23 (9.31%) Internal Audit
22 21 (8.50%) Active Directory
22 21 (8.50%) Threat Detection
23 20 (8.10%) Mobile Computing

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 7 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.02%) IIS
3 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.21%) Confluence
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.24%) Office 365
2 7 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.62%) IaaS
3 4 (1.62%) PaaS
3 4 (1.62%) SaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.00%) Firewall
2 20 (8.10%) Network Security
3 16 (6.48%) VPN
4 11 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.64%) Internet
5 9 (3.64%) LAN
6 8 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.24%) SAN
7 7 (2.83%) DNS
7 7 (2.83%) MPLS
7 7 (2.83%) Wireless
8 6 (2.43%) HTTP
8 6 (2.43%) VLAN
9 5 (2.02%) SNMP
9 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.62%) SMTP
11 3 (1.21%) DHCP
11 3 (1.21%) NAS
12 2 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (1.21%) QlikView
3 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Burp Suite
General
1 57 (23.08%) Finance
2 39 (15.79%) Retail
3 37 (14.98%) Legal
4 6 (2.43%) Marketing
4 6 (2.43%) Publishing
5 5 (2.02%) Law
6 3 (1.21%) Billing
6 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (31.17%) Security Manager
2 62 (25.10%) Information Security Manager
3 59 (23.89%) Information Manager
4 39 (15.79%) Analyst
5 37 (14.98%) Security Analyst
6 33 (13.36%) Architect
7 22 (8.91%) Risk Manager
8 21 (8.50%) Information Analyst
8 21 (8.50%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (8.10%) Information Risk Manager
9 20 (8.10%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 17 (6.88%) Consultant
10 17 (6.88%) Security Consultant
11 14 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.86%) IT Manager
13 10 (4.05%) IT Security Manager
14 9 (3.64%) CRM Architect
14 9 (3.64%) CRM Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.64%) Information Security Consultant
14 9 (3.64%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) EJB
2 3 (1.21%) JSON
2 3 (1.21%) RESTful
2 3 (1.21%) Spring
2 3 (1.21%) Struts
2 3 (1.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.21%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) Django
3 1 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) Node.js
3 1 (0.40%) Pylons
3 1 (0.40%) Pyramid
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.40%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.67%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.10%) Mobile Computing
3 10 (4.05%) PKI
4 6 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.43%) NHS
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.62%) BYOD
6 4 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.21%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.21%) Replication
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.96%) Windows
2 17 (6.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.05%) Linux
4 8 (3.24%) Unix
5 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.53%) Data Protection
2 59 (23.89%) Risk Management
3 49 (19.84%) Security Management
4 44 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (15.79%) Information Security Management
6 34 (13.77%) IT Audit
7 32 (12.96%) Project Management
8 31 (12.55%) ISMS
9 27 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
11 25 (10.12%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (9.72%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (9.31%) Internal Audit
14 21 (8.50%) Threat Detection
15 20 (8.10%) Change Management
15 20 (8.10%) Information Management
15 20 (8.10%) ITIL
16 19 (7.69%) Data Governance
16 19 (7.69%) Data Management
17 18 (7.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.64%) SQL
2 6 (2.43%) C
3 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.02%) C++
3 5 (2.02%) Java
4 4 (1.62%) Python
5 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.21%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) Perl
6 2 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (22.67%) CISSP
2 50 (20.24%) CISM
3 32 (12.96%) CISA
4 25 (10.12%) Degree
5 17 (6.88%) CEH
6 15 (6.07%) SANS
7 12 (4.86%) CRISC
8 11 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.45%) CISMP
9 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (3.64%) CREST Certified
11 8 (3.24%) Master's Degree
11 8 (3.24%) OSCP
12 7 (2.83%) CCNA
12 7 (2.83%) MCSE
13 6 (2.43%) SSCP
14 4 (1.62%) CCIE
14 4 (1.62%) CCNP
14 4 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (46.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (20.65%) PCI DSS
3 46 (18.62%) GDPR
4 18 (7.29%) COBIT
5 9 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (2.83%) ISO 31000
7 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.21%) GCP
8 3 (1.21%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.21%) SLA
9 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.81%) PMO
10 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.83%) vSphere
4 4 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.21%) Nagios
2 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.40%) Nessus
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.10%) Cisco
3 14 (5.67%) VMware
4 12 (4.86%) SAP
5 10 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.64%) Siebel
7 8 (3.24%) Google
8 7 (2.83%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.83%) Remedy
9 6 (2.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.43%) Citrix
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle
11 3 (1.21%) Ariba
11 3 (1.21%) CA
11 3 (1.21%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.21%) McAfee
11 3 (1.21%) Meraki
11 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.21%) Zerto