The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 188 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3797 4517 4964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.91% 97.31% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3211 3601 3880
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Security Management
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) ArcSight
5 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (18.18%) COBIT
6 4 (18.18%) ITSM
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) CISA
6 4 (18.18%) CISM
6 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) CEH
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Threat Detection
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CISA
2 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) HP ASE
3 2 (9.09%) HPE ATP
3 2 (9.09%) RHCE
3 2 (9.09%) SANS
4 1 (4.55%) CRISC
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 4 (18.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) ArcSight
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
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