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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 249 228 230
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.054% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.057% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +0.79%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
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
7245 5272 5728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.55% 95.15% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5795 4218 4721
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 7 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -31 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (55.56%) Cisco
1 15 (55.56%) CCNP
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
1 15 (55.56%) F5
2 13 (48.15%) CCSE
2 13 (48.15%) OSPF
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
3 12 (44.44%) DHCP
3 12 (44.44%) Network Security
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (40.74%) Imperva
4 11 (40.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (40.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
4 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) NetScreen
5 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) DMVPN
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) Infoblox
6 9 (33.33%) Line Management
6 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
6 9 (33.33%) Thin Client

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) OSPF
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
3 12 (44.44%) DHCP
3 12 (44.44%) Network Security
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (40.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (40.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) NetScreen
5 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
5 10 (37.04%) DMVPN
6 2 (7.41%) PuTTY
6 2 (7.41%) SecureCRT
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) SSH
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Line Management
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (14.81%) SAP Security
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CCNP
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) SSCP
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
1 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 15 (55.56%) F5
2 11 (40.74%) Imperva
2 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Infoblox
4 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) HP