The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 66 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 29 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.70% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +11.11%
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1050 1064 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.67% 95.26% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 885 818 675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the North Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +36 28 £52,500 +5.00%
Harrogate - 1 £55,000 -
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
1 35 (97.22%) CCNP
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (97.22%) Network Security
2 34 (94.44%) CCSE
2 34 (94.44%) F5
2 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 34 (94.44%) Firewall
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (91.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 33 (91.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
3 33 (91.67%) BIG-IP
4 31 (86.11%) OSPF
4 31 (86.11%) BGP
5 30 (83.33%) VMware
5 30 (83.33%) DHCP
5 30 (83.33%) DNS
5 30 (83.33%) Blue Coat
5 30 (83.33%) Infoblox
5 30 (83.33%) Imperva
5 30 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (50.00%) Line Management
6 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 18 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 18 (50.00%) Fat Client
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
6 18 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 18 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 18 (50.00%) Citrix

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) Network Security
2 34 (94.44%) Firewall
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (91.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 33 (91.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
3 33 (91.67%) BIG-IP
4 31 (86.11%) OSPF
4 31 (86.11%) BGP
5 30 (83.33%) DHCP
5 30 (83.33%) DNS
6 18 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 18 (50.00%) NetScreen
7 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (33.33%) Wireless
9 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.78%) HSRP
10 1 (2.78%) SSH
10 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.78%) IPsec
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 18 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Line Management
1 18 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 18 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (36.11%) Information Security
3 12 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) CCNP
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (94.44%) CCSE
3 17 (47.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) F5
2 34 (94.44%) CheckPoint
3 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 30 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 30 (83.33%) Infoblox
3 30 (83.33%) Imperva
4 18 (50.00%) Citrix
5 16 (44.44%) Juniper
6 12 (33.33%) HP
6 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds