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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 251 251 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.029% 0.056% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +90.08%
Computer Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5961 5918 4427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.09% 83.28% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4876 4619 3413
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Computer Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Computer Security Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Computer Security
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 2 £35,000 -34.88%
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Computer 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 Computer Security.

1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Nessus
2 4 (66.67%) Nmap
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 4 (66.67%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (66.67%) Acunetix
2 4 (66.67%) Social Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) SSL

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Computer 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Social Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nessus
1 4 (66.67%) Nmap
1 4 (66.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Acunetix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint