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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
England / Yorkshire
Rank 215 246 230
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 6 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.094% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.097% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 41
Median salary £44,031 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.93% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
5167 6166 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.71% 97.04% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4435 5129 5899
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 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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 - 4 £48,750 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 3 £44,031 -11.93% 3
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (86.21%) Information Security
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) CISSP
4 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
5 12 (41.38%) CISM
6 11 (37.93%) Network Security
7 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (31.03%) SIEM
8 9 (31.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) Wireless
9 8 (27.59%) Internet
9 8 (27.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
10 6 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (20.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (20.69%) Middleware
10 6 (20.69%) SSL
10 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
10 6 (20.69%) AIX
10 6 (20.69%) Unix
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft

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 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) Network Security
3 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) DMVPN
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (6.90%) NetScreen
5 2 (6.90%) OSPF
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) AIX
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (31.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
4 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (20.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (20.69%) OWASP
4 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Security
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 12 (41.38%) CISM
3 5 (17.24%) CISA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) CCSE
5 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.90%) CRISC
5 2 (6.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (6.90%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) F5
3 2 (6.90%) Imperva
3 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 12 days ago