The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 241 201 210
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 19 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 0
Average salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6747 5079 5134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.25% 94.78% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5368 3987 4209
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Security Specialist
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -31 7 £52,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 31 (65.96%) Cisco
1 31 (65.96%) CCNP
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
1 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
2 29 (61.70%) CCSE
3 28 (59.57%) OSPF
4 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
4 26 (55.32%) Blue Coat
4 26 (55.32%) Cisco IOS
5 25 (53.19%) F5
5 25 (53.19%) Firewall
6 22 (46.81%) DHCP
6 22 (46.81%) BGP
6 22 (46.81%) Network Security
6 22 (46.81%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (42.55%) Infoblox
7 20 (42.55%) Imperva
7 20 (42.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (42.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 20 (42.55%) DMVPN
7 20 (42.55%) NetScreen
7 20 (42.55%) DNS
7 20 (42.55%) Linux
7 20 (42.55%) BIG-IP
7 20 (42.55%) VMware
8 15 (31.91%) Thin Client
8 15 (31.91%) Citrix
8 15 (31.91%) Fat Client
9 12 (25.53%) Finance

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) OSPF
2 26 (55.32%) Cisco IOS
3 25 (53.19%) Firewall
4 22 (46.81%) Network Security
4 22 (46.81%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (46.81%) BGP
4 22 (46.81%) DHCP
5 20 (42.55%) DNS
5 20 (42.55%) NetScreen
5 20 (42.55%) BIG-IP
5 20 (42.55%) DMVPN
5 20 (42.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (42.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
6 5 (10.64%) IPsec
6 5 (10.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.38%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Thin Client
1 15 (31.91%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) E-Commerce
2 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 7 (14.89%) CRM
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.89%) SAP Security
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Business Development
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
1 31 (65.96%) CCNP
2 29 (61.70%) CCSE
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) CCIP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) SSCP
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) XenServer
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco
1 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
2 26 (55.32%) Blue Coat
3 25 (53.19%) F5
4 20 (42.55%) Infoblox
4 20 (42.55%) Imperva
4 20 (42.55%) VMware
5 15 (31.91%) Citrix
6 7 (14.89%) SAP
7 5 (10.64%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec