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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 206 229 270
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 22 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.46% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.47% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 7
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
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
5581 6546 7295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.76% 97.48% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4586 5326 5805
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 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 - 12 £62,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (60.47%) Information Security
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 15 (34.88%) ITIL
4 14 (32.56%) CISSP
5 12 (27.91%) CISM
6 10 (23.26%) CISA
7 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (18.60%) Wireless
8 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) Firewall
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
9 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
9 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (16.28%) CRISC
9 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.95%) COBIT
10 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
10 6 (13.95%) Network Security
10 6 (13.95%) Security Management
11 5 (11.63%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) SSL
11 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
11 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter

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 8 (18.60%) Wireless
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 6 (13.95%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) SSL
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Information Security
2 15 (34.88%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
4 6 (13.95%) Security Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITSM
5 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) SIEM
5 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) CISM
3 10 (23.26%) CISA
4 7 (16.28%) CRISC
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) SANS
6 1 (2.33%) CEH
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.33%) HPE ATP
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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