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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.11% 0.87% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 1.10% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Average salary £48,500 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
292 364 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.41% 79.13% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 251 258 223
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in York

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 9 (39.13%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (26.09%) IT Governance
4 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) CISSP
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) J2EE
4 6 (26.09%) UNIX
4 6 (26.09%) Solaris
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
7 3 (13.04%) HPUX
7 3 (13.04%) Java

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.04%) MRTG
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) OSPF
2 3 (13.04%) BGP
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Network Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Information Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) Solaris
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) IT Governance
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Security
7 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Security Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CISA
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
2 3 (13.04%) CCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenView
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
1 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Infoblox
4 3 (13.04%) Imperva
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 3 (13.04%) Brocade
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper