The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 209 236 255
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 20 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 15
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
5192 6061 7267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.66% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4485 4986 5923
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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 Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 - 15 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 32 (74.42%) Information Security
2 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 19 (44.19%) CISSP
3 15 (34.88%) CISM
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
5 13 (30.23%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.58%) Network Security
8 10 (23.26%) SIEM
8 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (20.93%) Wireless
9 9 (20.93%) Linux
9 9 (20.93%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) VPN
10 8 (18.60%) CISA
11 7 (16.28%) SSL
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) Internet
11 7 (16.28%) Middleware
11 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (13.95%) CRISC
12 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
12 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) OWASP
12 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture

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 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) Network Security
3 9 (20.93%) Wireless
4 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) VPN
5 7 (16.28%) Internet
5 7 (16.28%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) AIX
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Information Security
2 10 (23.26%) SIEM
2 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (20.93%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
5 6 (13.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (13.95%) OWASP
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (11.63%) Security Management
7 4 (9.30%) IT Audit
7 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) CISSP
2 15 (34.88%) CISM
3 8 (18.60%) CISA
4 6 (13.95%) CRISC
4 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
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