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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 239 240 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 21 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.048% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.050% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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
6827 5947 5940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5654 4674 4982
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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 - 19 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire 0 2 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (88.89%) Cisco
1 24 (88.89%) CCNP
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
1 24 (88.89%) Network Security
2 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
2 23 (85.19%) CCSE
2 23 (85.19%) F5
3 22 (81.48%) OSPF
3 22 (81.48%) BGP
3 22 (81.48%) Imperva
3 22 (81.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 22 (81.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (77.78%) DHCP
4 21 (77.78%) DNS
4 21 (77.78%) VMware
4 21 (77.78%) Blue Coat
4 21 (77.78%) BIG-IP
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
4 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (77.78%) Infoblox
5 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 14 (51.85%) Linux
6 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
6 14 (51.85%) Citrix
6 14 (51.85%) Thin Client
6 14 (51.85%) NetScreen
6 14 (51.85%) Fat Client
6 14 (51.85%) DMVPN

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
1 24 (88.89%) Network Security
2 22 (81.48%) OSPF
2 22 (81.48%) BGP
2 22 (81.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 22 (81.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 21 (77.78%) BIG-IP
3 21 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
3 21 (77.78%) DNS
3 21 (77.78%) DHCP
3 21 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (51.85%) DMVPN
4 14 (51.85%) NetScreen
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
7 1 (3.70%) HSRP
7 1 (3.70%) RIP
7 1 (3.70%) SNMP
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Thin Client
1 14 (51.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 14 (51.85%) Line Management
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Information Security
4 7 (25.93%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (88.89%) CCNP
2 23 (85.19%) CCSE
3 9 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SSCP
4 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) XenServer
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
2 23 (85.19%) F5
3 22 (81.48%) Imperva
4 21 (77.78%) Infoblox
4 21 (77.78%) VMware
4 21 (77.78%) Blue Coat
5 14 (51.85%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
7 7 (25.93%) HP
7 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago