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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 245 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Security 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.056% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £53,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +81.81%
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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (33.33%) Acunetix
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Nessus
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) GCIH
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Social Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SSCP
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
1 2 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Acunetix
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco