The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Specialist
England / Yorkshire
Rank 229 252 255
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.057% 0.031% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.032% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5142 6233 7123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.70% 97.04% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4410 5207 5861
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Information Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Information Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Information Security Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +20 1 £43,500 +8.75%
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Information Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 6 (37.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (37.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) 802.1X
6 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) CISM
9 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
9 2 (12.50%) CSIRT
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
9 2 (12.50%) SIEM
9 2 (12.50%) Change Control
9 2 (12.50%) CRISC
9 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (37.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (37.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CRISC
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (12.50%) CSIRT