Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 73 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 175 235 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.41% 3.46% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.72% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 183 184
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,625 £30,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £74,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +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 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 4,714 6,317 7,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.82% 93.13% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,915 5,337 6,021
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -7 145 £42,250 -6.42% 25
Bradford +30 16 £47,500 - 1
Halifax - 5 £50,000 - 1
Huddersfield -7 4 £51,500 +106.00%
Pudsey - 4 £42,000 -
Keighley - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 67 (38.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (23.43%) CISSP
4 40 (22.86%) Risk Management
5 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 34 (19.43%) Management Information System
6 34 (19.43%) PCI DSS
7 32 (18.29%) Data Protection
8 29 (16.57%) CISM
8 29 (16.57%) Firewall
9 28 (16.00%) GDPR
10 27 (15.43%) Finance
10 27 (15.43%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (14.86%) Windows
12 24 (13.71%) Degree
13 22 (12.57%) Security Management
14 21 (12.00%) ITIL
15 20 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials
16 19 (10.86%) IT Audit
16 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (10.86%) Business Continuity
17 18 (10.29%) Information Security Management
17 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
17 18 (10.29%) Security Testing
18 17 (9.71%) Security Operations
18 17 (9.71%) Identity Access Management
19 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (9.14%) SLA
19 16 (9.14%) ITSM
20 15 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery

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 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.57%) IaaS
3 14 (8.00%) SaaS
4 10 (5.71%) PaaS
5 8 (4.57%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (4.57%) Office 365
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) Firewall
2 15 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (8.57%) LAN
3 14 (8.00%) WAN
4 8 (4.57%) VPN
5 7 (4.00%) Network Security
5 7 (4.00%) SAN
6 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.29%) VoIP
8 3 (1.71%) DNS
8 3 (1.71%) Internet
9 2 (1.14%) MPLS
9 2 (1.14%) VLAN
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.57%) DHCP
10 1 (0.57%) Skype
10 1 (0.57%) SMS
10 1 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) MS Access
2 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Retail
3 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.00%) Law
4 7 (4.00%) Legal
5 5 (2.86%) Marketing
5 5 (2.86%) Publishing
6 3 (1.71%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 53 (30.29%) Analyst
2 42 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 31 (17.71%) Information Analyst
3 31 (17.71%) Security Manager
4 30 (17.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 21 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
6 20 (11.43%) Information Manager
7 18 (10.29%) Security Specialist
8 12 (6.86%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) Consultant
10 10 (5.71%) Risk Manager
11 9 (5.14%) Architect
11 9 (5.14%) IT Security Specialist
12 8 (4.57%) Applications Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.57%) Applications Support Engineer
13 7 (4.00%) Information Risk Manager
13 7 (4.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
13 7 (4.00%) IT Manager
13 7 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) LDAP
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
2 2 (1.14%) HTML
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) Django
3 1 (0.57%) Pylons
3 1 (0.57%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.43%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.29%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (4.57%) NHS
6 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.43%) Robotics
6 6 (3.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.86%) PKI
8 4 (2.29%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.14%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.57%) Replication
11 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.86%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.29%) Android
7 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.71%) Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (22.86%) Risk Management
3 32 (18.29%) Data Protection
4 27 (15.43%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (12.57%) Security Management
6 21 (12.00%) ITIL
7 19 (10.86%) Business Continuity
7 19 (10.86%) IT Audit
8 18 (10.29%) Information Security Management
8 18 (10.29%) Security Testing
9 17 (9.71%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (9.71%) Security Operations
10 16 (9.14%) ITSM
11 15 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (8.00%) DevOps
13 13 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (7.43%) ISMS
13 13 (7.43%) Service Management
14 12 (6.86%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) SQL
2 11 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.57%) Python
4 3 (1.71%) C
4 3 (1.71%) Ruby
4 3 (1.71%) VB
4 3 (1.71%) VBA
5 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) CISSP
2 29 (16.57%) CISM
3 24 (13.71%) Degree
4 12 (6.86%) CISA
5 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.00%) CCNA
6 7 (4.00%) CEH
6 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.43%) CRISC
7 6 (3.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (2.86%) MCSA
9 4 (2.29%) CISMP
9 4 (2.29%) ISACA
9 4 (2.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 4 (2.29%) SANS
10 3 (1.71%) GIAC
10 3 (1.71%) MCP
10 3 (1.71%) SSCP
11 2 (1.14%) CCNP
11 2 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (38.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (19.43%) PCI DSS
3 28 (16.00%) GDPR
4 20 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (9.14%) SLA
6 9 (5.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.71%) COBIT
9 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCCM
2 5 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.43%) VMware
3 10 (5.71%) Cisco
4 8 (4.57%) Blue Prism
4 8 (4.57%) UiPath
5 4 (2.29%) SAP
5 4 (2.29%) SOTI
6 2 (1.14%) Citrix
6 2 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Lotus
7 1 (0.57%) McAfee
7 1 (0.57%) Mitel
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Splunk