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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 72 111
Rank change year-on-year -55 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 53 155 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.47% 3.49% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.90% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 123 82
Median salary £44,516 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.07% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £60,000 £61,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3258 3979 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.42% 89.60% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3275 3583
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -51 42 £46,197 +2.65% 8
Bradford +7 4 £70,000 +141.37% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £25,000 - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (39.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (29.45%) CISSP
3 41 (28.08%) Firewall
4 38 (26.03%) Management Information System
5 36 (24.66%) Windows
5 36 (24.66%) Degree
5 36 (24.66%) PCI DSS
6 32 (21.92%) CISM
7 30 (20.55%) CISA
8 29 (19.86%) Finance
9 25 (17.12%) SSCP
9 25 (17.12%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (17.12%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (16.44%) ITIL
11 23 (15.75%) Network Security
12 22 (15.07%) Unix
13 21 (14.38%) Risk Management
13 21 (14.38%) Security+ Certification
13 21 (14.38%) CompTIA Security+
14 20 (13.70%) CREST Certified
15 19 (13.01%) CEH
15 19 (13.01%) Linux
16 18 (12.33%) C
16 18 (12.33%) Java
17 17 (11.64%) PHP
17 17 (11.64%) C++
17 17 (11.64%) Data Security
17 17 (11.64%) Security Management
17 17 (11.64%) CISMP
18 15 (10.27%) Vulnerability Management

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 5 (3.42%) IIS
2 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.08%) Firewall
2 23 (15.75%) Network Security
3 14 (9.59%) Internet
4 11 (7.53%) Wireless
5 9 (6.16%) Wireless Security
6 7 (4.79%) HTTP
7 6 (4.11%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.74%) SAN
8 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.37%) DNS
9 2 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.68%) Intranet
10 1 (0.68%) LAN
10 1 (0.68%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Legal
2 9 (6.16%) Publishing
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Analyst
2 32 (21.92%) Security Analyst
3 21 (14.38%) Security Manager
4 17 (11.64%) Consultant
5 16 (10.96%) Penetration Tester
5 16 (10.96%) Security Consultant
5 16 (10.96%) Tester
6 15 (10.27%) IT Analyst
6 15 (10.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 13 (8.90%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (8.22%) Information Manager
8 12 (8.22%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (7.53%) IT Manager
10 9 (6.16%) Head of IT
10 9 (6.16%) Information Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (5.48%) Architect
12 7 (4.79%) Security Penetration Tester
12 7 (4.79%) Security Specialist
12 7 (4.79%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) .NET
2 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) Ajax
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) HTML5
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.03%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.53%) CESG
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.42%) NHS
5 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) BBC
7 3 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Windows
2 22 (15.07%) Unix
3 19 (13.01%) Linux
4 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.12%) Cybersecurity
1 25 (17.12%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (16.44%) ITIL
3 21 (14.38%) Risk Management
4 17 (11.64%) Data Security
4 17 (11.64%) Security Management
5 15 (10.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (10.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.59%) Incident Management
6 14 (9.59%) Information Security Management
6 14 (9.59%) ISMS
6 14 (9.59%) Security Architecture
7 13 (8.90%) IT Strategy
7 13 (8.90%) SIEM
8 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.85%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (5.48%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (5.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) C
1 18 (12.33%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) C++
2 17 (11.64%) PHP
3 14 (9.59%) Ruby
4 12 (8.22%) Perl
4 12 (8.22%) Python
5 7 (4.79%) C#
5 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) CISSP
2 36 (24.66%) Degree
3 32 (21.92%) CISM
4 30 (20.55%) CISA
5 25 (17.12%) SSCP
6 21 (14.38%) CompTIA Security+
6 21 (14.38%) Security+ Certification
7 20 (13.70%) CREST Certified
8 19 (13.01%) CEH
9 17 (11.64%) CISMP
10 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.22%) GIAC
11 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
12 11 (7.53%) OSCP
13 9 (6.16%) CHECK Team Leader
14 8 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (4.79%) CCNA
15 7 (4.79%) SANS
16 6 (4.11%) CSSLP
17 4 (2.74%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (39.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (24.66%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.16%) SLA
4 4 (2.74%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.68%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Nessus
2 4 (2.74%) QRadar
3 3 (2.05%) Nmap
4 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) Cisco
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Splunk
3 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
3 5 (3.42%) Juniper
3 5 (3.42%) VMware
4 4 (2.74%) AlienVault
4 4 (2.74%) Citrix
4 4 (2.74%) CommVault
4 4 (2.74%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (2.74%) HP
4 4 (2.74%) IBM
4 4 (2.74%) LogLogic
4 4 (2.74%) LogRhythm
4 4 (2.74%) NetApp
4 4 (2.74%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.68%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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