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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 242 260 217
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.090% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.017% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +6.79%
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
5896 5992 4538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.46% 82.82% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4659 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 - 6 £35,000 - 1
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) CESG
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Nmap
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
2 5 (83.33%) CORE IMPACT
2 5 (83.33%) Acunetix
2 5 (83.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Security Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) CESG
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
1 5 (83.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Acunetix
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago