Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +57
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 172 188 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 2.85% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.04% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 149 157 194
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,050 £31,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,250 £67,500
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 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 5,008 6,178 7,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.77% 93.82% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4,146 5,212 6,068
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,512 £62,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +6 135 £45,000 - 22
Bradford +20 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Wakefield +1 10 £46,000 +2.22%
Halifax +10 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Keighley - 1 £57,500 -
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 84 (48.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (38.95%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (32.56%) Risk Management
4 53 (30.81%) CISSP
5 45 (26.16%) Firewall
5 45 (26.16%) PCI DSS
5 45 (26.16%) GDPR
6 40 (23.26%) Data Protection
7 36 (20.93%) Management Information System
8 35 (20.35%) Degree
9 31 (18.02%) Finance
10 29 (16.86%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (15.70%) IaaS
11 27 (15.70%) Identity Access Management
12 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (15.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (15.12%) Security Management
12 26 (15.12%) Microsoft
13 25 (14.53%) SaaS
14 24 (13.95%) CISM
15 23 (13.37%) ISMS
15 23 (13.37%) Cyber Essentials
16 22 (12.79%) PaaS
16 22 (12.79%) Information Security Management
17 20 (11.63%) IT Audit
18 19 (11.05%) Windows
18 19 (11.05%) DevOps
19 18 (10.47%) ITIL
19 18 (10.47%) Security Operations
20 17 (9.88%) Business Continuity

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 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.70%) IaaS
2 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.53%) SaaS
4 22 (12.79%) PaaS
5 8 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (4.07%) Office 365
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.16%) Firewall
2 26 (15.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (7.56%) LAN
4 9 (5.23%) Network Security
4 9 (5.23%) VPN
5 8 (4.65%) WAN
6 5 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.33%) VoIP
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.16%) Internet
9 2 (1.16%) SAN
9 2 (1.16%) SMS
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.58%) Skype
10 1 (0.58%) SMTP
10 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) MS Access
2 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (18.02%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Retail
3 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.23%) Law
5 8 (4.65%) Legal
6 5 (2.91%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (2.33%) Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Publishing
8 3 (1.74%) Games
8 3 (1.74%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (36.05%) Analyst
2 55 (31.98%) Security Analyst
3 35 (20.35%) Information Analyst
3 35 (20.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 28 (16.28%) Security Manager
5 20 (11.63%) Information Manager
6 19 (11.05%) Security Specialist
7 17 (9.88%) Information Security Manager
8 13 (7.56%) Consultant
9 12 (6.98%) Security Consultant
9 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) Architect
10 11 (6.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 11 (6.40%) IT Manager
10 11 (6.40%) Risk Manager
11 10 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 10 (5.81%) IT Security Specialist
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Information Analyst
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) LDAP
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) Django
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Pylons
2 1 (0.58%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.56%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.81%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (4.65%) NHS
6 4 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.33%) Robotics
7 3 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.05%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.33%) Android
4 4 (2.33%) Linux
4 4 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.95%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (32.56%) Risk Management
3 40 (23.26%) Data Protection
4 29 (16.86%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (15.70%) Identity Access Management
6 26 (15.12%) Security Management
7 23 (13.37%) ISMS
8 22 (12.79%) Information Security Management
9 20 (11.63%) IT Audit
10 19 (11.05%) DevOps
11 18 (10.47%) ITIL
11 18 (10.47%) Security Operations
12 17 (9.88%) Business Continuity
12 17 (9.88%) Security Testing
13 16 (9.30%) SIEM
13 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.72%) Security Architecture
15 14 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (8.14%) ITSM
16 13 (7.56%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.81%) SQL
2 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.74%) Python
3 3 (1.74%) VB
3 3 (1.74%) VBA
4 2 (1.16%) C
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (30.81%) CISSP
2 35 (20.35%) Degree
3 24 (13.95%) CISM
4 10 (5.81%) CISA
4 10 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.23%) CCNA
6 8 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (2.91%) CEH
7 5 (2.91%) QiCA
8 4 (2.33%) ISACA
8 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.74%) CISMP
9 3 (1.74%) MCP
10 2 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.16%) MCSA
10 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.58%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (48.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (26.16%) GDPR
2 45 (26.16%) PCI DSS
3 23 (13.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (5.81%) SLA
5 8 (4.65%) COBIT
5 8 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) SCCM
1 5 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.74%) Nessus
3 2 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 26 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.65%) Blue Prism
2 8 (4.65%) UiPath
3 6 (3.49%) Cisco
4 4 (2.33%) SAP
4 4 (2.33%) SOTI
4 4 (2.33%) Splunk
5 3 (1.74%) McAfee
6 2 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Citrix
7 1 (0.58%) Lotus
7 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.58%) VMware