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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 184 184 223
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 10 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.61% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.62% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 5
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
3880 4505 4841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.20% 97.55% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3302 3621 3788
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) SIEM
6 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
6 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
6 5 (20.83%) Information Security
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) CISA
7 4 (16.67%) CISM
7 4 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) CISSP
7 4 (16.67%) RHCE
7 4 (16.67%) ITSM
7 4 (16.67%) CEH
7 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.67%) COBIT

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 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Security Management
3 6 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CEH
2 4 (16.67%) CISA
2 4 (16.67%) CISM
2 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 4 (16.67%) HPE ATP
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (4.17%) CRISC
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) HP