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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 181 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.086% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%

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
3435 4144 4505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.97% 97.23% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 3495 3720
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 20 January 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
Bradford - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds +21 1 £40,000 -
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations

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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago