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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank 230 244 273
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Median salary £61,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Information Security Specialist
England

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
5596 6491 7145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.85% 97.45% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4586 5284 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,106 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Information Security Specialist Salary Histogram 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 7 £62,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +10 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Information Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) CISA
3 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 7 (36.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) CRISC
7 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) COBIT
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISA
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) COBIT
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago