Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 134 76
Rank change year-on-year +59 -58 +51
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 223 152 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.36% 2.15% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.33% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 158 108 231
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £79,825 £62,775
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%

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 6,176 6,524 7,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.97% 92.26% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,272 5,659 6,348
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +56 178 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Wakefield +12 22 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Bradford -3 9 £52,500 -10.64% 2
Huddersfield +1 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Halifax +24 2 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 100 (44.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (27.80%) Data Protection
3 60 (26.91%) PCI DSS
3 60 (26.91%) Risk Management
4 52 (23.32%) CISSP
4 52 (23.32%) Cybersecurity
5 50 (22.42%) Finance
6 47 (21.08%) Firewall
7 44 (19.73%) GDPR
8 41 (18.39%) Security Management
9 40 (17.94%) Management Information System
10 38 (17.04%) CISM
11 36 (16.14%) Legal
12 34 (15.25%) Information Security Management
12 34 (15.25%) CISA
13 33 (14.80%) Retail
14 30 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (13.00%) Project Management
15 29 (13.00%) ISMS
16 26 (11.66%) ITIL
17 25 (11.21%) Degree
18 24 (10.76%) Internal Audit
18 24 (10.76%) Vulnerability Management
19 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (10.31%) Change Management
20 22 (9.87%) Network Security
21 21 (9.42%) Data Governance
22 20 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
23 19 (8.52%) COBIT
23 19 (8.52%) VPN

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 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.73%) PaaS
4 14 (6.28%) IaaS
4 14 (6.28%) SaaS
5 7 (3.14%) Office 365
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.79%) GitHub
6 4 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.08%) Firewall
2 22 (9.87%) Network Security
3 19 (8.52%) VPN
4 12 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (4.48%) LAN
5 10 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.04%) DNS
7 7 (3.14%) MPLS
7 7 (3.14%) SAN
7 7 (3.14%) VLAN
8 6 (2.69%) HTTP
8 6 (2.69%) Wireless
9 5 (2.24%) Internet
10 4 (1.79%) SMTP
10 4 (1.79%) SNMP
11 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.35%) DHCP
11 3 (1.35%) NAS
12 2 (0.90%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.14%) Big Data
2 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.79%) QlikView
3 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.90%) Burp Suite
General
1 50 (22.42%) Finance
2 36 (16.14%) Legal
3 33 (14.80%) Retail
4 8 (3.59%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Law
5 6 (2.69%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.24%) Publishing
7 4 (1.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (23.77%) Security Manager
2 47 (21.08%) Analyst
2 47 (21.08%) Information Manager
2 47 (21.08%) Security Analyst
3 45 (20.18%) Information Security Manager
4 31 (13.90%) Architect
5 19 (8.52%) Information Analyst
5 19 (8.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 18 (8.07%) IT Manager
7 14 (6.28%) Risk Manager
7 14 (6.28%) Security Architect
8 12 (5.38%) Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) IT Analyst
8 12 (5.38%) IT Security Analyst
8 12 (5.38%) Security Consultant
8 12 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.93%) Information Risk Manager
9 11 (4.93%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 8 (3.59%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.79%) EJB
1 4 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (1.79%) JSON
1 4 (1.79%) RESTful
1 4 (1.79%) Spring
1 4 (1.79%) Struts
1 4 (1.79%) Web Services
1 4 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (0.90%) Django
2 2 (0.90%) Node.js
2 2 (0.90%) Pylons
2 2 (0.90%) Pyramid
2 2 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.90%) web2py
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.94%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.48%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (3.59%) PKI
4 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.24%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.35%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) BYOD
9 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) CESG
10 1 (0.45%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.28%) Windows
2 9 (4.04%) Linux
2 9 (4.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.80%) Data Protection
2 60 (26.91%) Risk Management
3 52 (23.32%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (18.39%) Security Management
5 34 (15.25%) Information Security Management
6 30 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (13.00%) ISMS
7 29 (13.00%) Project Management
8 26 (11.66%) ITIL
9 24 (10.76%) Internal Audit
9 24 (10.76%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (10.31%) Change Management
11 21 (9.42%) Data Governance
12 20 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (8.07%) IT Audit
15 17 (7.62%) SIEM
16 16 (7.17%) Information Security Governance
17 15 (6.73%) Security Architecture
18 14 (6.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.48%) C++
1 10 (4.48%) Java
2 8 (3.59%) Ruby
3 6 (2.69%) C
3 6 (2.69%) Python
4 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.90%) Perl
5 2 (0.90%) PHP
5 2 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (23.32%) CISSP
2 38 (17.04%) CISM
3 34 (15.25%) CISA
4 25 (11.21%) Degree
5 17 (7.62%) SANS
6 13 (5.83%) GIAC
7 12 (5.38%) CEH
7 12 (5.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 9 (4.04%) SSCP
9 8 (3.59%) CSSLP
10 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.24%) QiCA
12 4 (1.79%) CISMP
12 4 (1.79%) CRISC
12 4 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.79%) MCSE
12 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (44.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (26.91%) PCI DSS
3 44 (19.73%) GDPR
4 19 (8.52%) COBIT
5 11 (4.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.14%) ISO 31000
7 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.79%) GCP
7 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.79%) SLA
8 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.45%) COSO
10 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Docker
3 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Ansible
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
1 4 (1.79%) Terraform
2 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.35%) Nessus
3 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (6.28%) Cisco
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.59%) Google
3 8 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.59%) SAP
3 8 (3.59%) Siebel
4 7 (3.14%) VMware
5 5 (2.24%) Remedy
6 4 (1.79%) New Relic
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle
6 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.35%) Citrix
7 3 (1.35%) Meraki
7 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.35%) Zerto
8 2 (0.90%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) Mitel
8 2 (0.90%) ProCurve
8 2 (0.90%) Splunk
9 1 (0.45%) CyberArk