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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 73 39
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.12% 0.52% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 0.58% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
319 520 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.86% 89.50% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 238 271 259
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in York

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (93.33%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (93.33%) Wireless
2 14 (93.33%) DHCP
2 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CCNP
2 14 (93.33%) HP
2 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Blue Coat
2 14 (93.33%) CCSE
2 14 (93.33%) BIG-IP
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (93.33%) XenServer
2 14 (93.33%) SolarWinds
2 14 (93.33%) Infoblox
2 14 (93.33%) Imperva

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (93.33%) OSPF
1 14 (93.33%) BGP
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) Wireless
1 14 (93.33%) BIG-IP
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco IOS
1 14 (93.33%) Network Security
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 14 (93.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 14 (93.33%) DHCP
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Security Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Network Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Network Security Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Network Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Security Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Information Specialist
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCNP
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (93.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (93.33%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Blue Coat
2 14 (93.33%) SolarWinds
2 14 (93.33%) Infoblox
2 14 (93.33%) Imperva
2 14 (93.33%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) HP
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft