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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 251 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.054% 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.016% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
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
6462 6133 4608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.84% 83.53% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5190 4743 3617
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Computer Security Salary Histogram 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 30 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 1 £27,500 -50.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Nessus
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
4 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (22.22%) Acunetix
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Nmap
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Linux

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SSCP
2 1 (11.11%) GCIH
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
1 2 (22.22%) Nmap
1 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Acunetix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint