Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 107 73
Rank change year-on-year +21 -34 +68
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 190 187 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.09% 2.70% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.88% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 158 148 221
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,350 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,125 £66,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.63% +15.88%

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 5,703 6,485 7,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.76% 93.71% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,814 5,494 6,230
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 156 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Wakefield +6 13 £46,000 +2.22%
Halifax +23 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Bradford +14 5 £48,750 -18.75% 4
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 87 (45.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (35.26%) Risk Management
3 63 (33.16%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (32.11%) CISSP
5 47 (24.74%) PCI DSS
6 45 (23.68%) Firewall
7 44 (23.16%) Data Protection
8 42 (22.11%) GDPR
9 39 (20.53%) Finance
10 36 (18.95%) Degree
11 35 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (16.32%) Management Information System
13 30 (15.79%) CISM
13 30 (15.79%) IaaS
14 28 (14.74%) SaaS
15 27 (14.21%) Identity Access Management
16 26 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
16 26 (13.68%) PaaS
16 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (11.58%) Security Management
18 21 (11.05%) DevOps
19 20 (10.53%) ISMS
19 20 (10.53%) ITIL
20 19 (10.00%) Microsoft
20 19 (10.00%) CISA
21 18 (9.47%) Legal
21 18 (9.47%) Security Architecture
21 18 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
21 18 (9.47%) Security Operations
21 18 (9.47%) Cyber Essentials

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 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.53%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (15.79%) IaaS
3 28 (14.74%) SaaS
4 26 (13.68%) PaaS
5 8 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.21%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.16%) Office 365
7 4 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (2.11%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.68%) Firewall
2 26 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (6.84%) LAN
3 13 (6.84%) Network Security
4 11 (5.79%) VPN
5 5 (2.63%) WAN
6 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.58%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (1.58%) Internet
7 3 (1.58%) SAN
7 3 (1.58%) SMS
7 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.05%) DNS
8 2 (1.05%) Skype
8 2 (1.05%) VoIP
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) VLAN
9 1 (0.53%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) Big Data
2 5 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.58%) MS Access
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (20.53%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Legal
3 14 (7.37%) Retail
4 8 (4.21%) Law
4 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.68%) Banking
6 5 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.58%) Games
7 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (30.53%) Analyst
2 54 (28.42%) Security Analyst
3 27 (14.21%) Security Manager
4 26 (13.68%) Information Analyst
4 26 (13.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 22 (11.58%) Information Manager
6 18 (9.47%) Consultant
6 18 (9.47%) IT Manager
7 17 (8.95%) Information Security Manager
7 17 (8.95%) Security Consultant
8 16 (8.42%) Security Specialist
9 14 (7.37%) Architect
9 14 (7.37%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 12 (6.32%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (5.79%) IT Analyst
11 11 (5.79%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.74%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) Django
3 1 (0.53%) Node.js
3 1 (0.53%) Pylons
3 1 (0.53%) Pyramid
3 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.53%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.84%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.26%) NHS
4 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (2.11%) Robotics
7 3 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.95%) Windows
2 10 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.68%) Linux
5 4 (2.11%) Unix
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.26%) Risk Management
2 63 (33.16%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (23.16%) Data Protection
4 27 (14.21%) Identity Access Management
5 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.58%) Security Management
7 21 (11.05%) DevOps
8 20 (10.53%) ISMS
8 20 (10.53%) ITIL
9 18 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (9.47%) Security Architecture
9 18 (9.47%) Security Operations
10 17 (8.95%) Information Security Management
11 16 (8.42%) Security Testing
12 15 (7.89%) IT Audit
13 14 (7.37%) Internal Audit
13 14 (7.37%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.37%) Project Management
13 14 (7.37%) SIEM
14 13 (6.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.74%) SQL
2 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.63%) Python
2 5 (2.63%) Ruby
3 4 (2.11%) C++
3 4 (2.11%) Java
4 3 (1.58%) VB
4 3 (1.58%) VBA
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (32.11%) CISSP
2 36 (18.95%) Degree
3 30 (15.79%) CISM
4 19 (10.00%) CISA
5 10 (5.26%) CEH
6 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.21%) CCNA
7 8 (4.21%) GIAC
7 8 (4.21%) SANS
8 7 (3.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (3.68%) CSSLP
8 7 (3.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 7 (3.68%) SSCP
9 5 (2.63%) QiCA
10 4 (2.11%) ISACA
10 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.58%) MCP
12 2 (1.05%) CISMP
12 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (45.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (24.74%) PCI DSS
3 42 (22.11%) GDPR
4 18 (9.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (4.74%) COBIT
5 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (4.21%) SLA
7 4 (2.11%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.05%) PMO
10 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.53%) COSO
System Software
1 8 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Docker
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Ansible
1 4 (2.11%) Nessus
1 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.11%) Puppet
1 4 (2.11%) Terraform
2 3 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.26%) Cisco
3 8 (4.21%) Blue Prism
3 8 (4.21%) UiPath
4 4 (2.11%) HP
4 4 (2.11%) New Relic
4 4 (2.11%) Splunk
4 4 (2.11%) VMware
5 3 (1.58%) McAfee
5 3 (1.58%) SAP
6 2 (1.05%) Capita
6 2 (1.05%) Mitel
6 2 (1.05%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.05%) SOTI
7 1 (0.53%) EMC
7 1 (0.53%) Lotus
7 1 (0.53%) NetApp
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) Siebel
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore