The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 248 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 41 21
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 6 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +11 1 £50,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (46.43%) CISSP
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
6 10 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (32.14%) CISA
7 9 (32.14%) GIAC
7 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
7 9 (32.14%) CEH
7 9 (32.14%) High Availability
8 8 (28.57%) Network Security
8 8 (28.57%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) Unix
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (21.43%) CCNA
10 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
10 6 (21.43%) Intel Security
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) CCSA
11 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (17.86%) CCNP
11 5 (17.86%) CCSE
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 9 (32.14%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Data Security
8 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.57%) Presales
8 1 (3.57%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) SIEM
8 1 (3.57%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) CEH
2 9 (32.14%) CISA
2 9 (32.14%) GIAC
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CCSA
4 5 (17.86%) CCSE
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) CISMP
6 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.14%) COBIT
5 1 (3.57%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (3.57%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
1 6 (21.43%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.57%) Acunetix
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.57%) Netsparker
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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