The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 45 64 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 7 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.36% 1.33% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.50% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
Information Security
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 467 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 79.84% 88.78% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 260 264 211
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in York

Information Security
Salary Trend in York

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

Information Security Salary Trend in York

Information Security
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the York region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in York

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Information Security also 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 that cited Information Security.

1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) HP
1 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
1 17 (77.27%) Network Security
1 17 (77.27%) SolarWinds
1 17 (77.27%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Wireless
3 14 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 14 (63.64%) CCSE
3 14 (63.64%) BIG-IP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) CCNP
3 14 (63.64%) Juniper
3 14 (63.64%) CISSP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) DHCP
3 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 14 (63.64%) NX-OS
3 14 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (63.64%) Infoblox
3 14 (63.64%) Imperva
3 14 (63.64%) F5
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Information Security also 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 that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
1 17 (77.27%) Network Security
2 14 (63.64%) Wireless
2 14 (63.64%) BIG-IP
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (63.64%) OSPF
2 14 (63.64%) BGP
2 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 14 (63.64%) NX-OS
2 14 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 3 (13.64%) SNMP
3 3 (13.64%) MRTG
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Network Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Network Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Network Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Network Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Information Specialist
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Information Security Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Solaris
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) B2C
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) CCSE
1 14 (63.64%) CCNP
1 14 (63.64%) CISSP
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (63.64%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) HP
1 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
1 17 (77.27%) SolarWinds
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 14 (63.64%) Juniper
3 14 (63.64%) Infoblox
3 14 (63.64%) Imperva
3 14 (63.64%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat