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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 234 231 208
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 19 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
6643 6833 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.05% 96.16% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5453 5419 3980
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +13 17 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 50 (92.59%) Cisco
2 49 (90.74%) Firewall
2 49 (90.74%) Network Security
3 45 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (81.48%) CheckPoint
4 44 (81.48%) CCNP
5 43 (79.63%) CCSE
6 33 (61.11%) Mentoring
6 33 (61.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (59.26%) Project Management
8 30 (55.56%) CCNA
8 30 (55.56%) ITIL
9 28 (51.85%) CCSA
10 27 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (50.00%) Data Centre
10 27 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (29.63%) F5
12 16 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 15 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (27.78%) BIG-IP
14 14 (25.93%) Imperva
15 13 (24.07%) Blue Coat
16 12 (22.22%) VMware
16 12 (22.22%) OSPF
16 12 (22.22%) BGP
16 12 (22.22%) DHCP
16 12 (22.22%) DNS
16 12 (22.22%) Infoblox

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 49 (90.74%) Firewall
1 49 (90.74%) Network Security
2 33 (61.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (27.78%) BIG-IP
5 15 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (22.22%) DHCP
6 12 (22.22%) DNS
6 12 (22.22%) OSPF
6 12 (22.22%) BGP
7 8 (14.81%) Wireless
8 6 (11.11%) NetScreen
8 6 (11.11%) NX-OS
8 6 (11.11%) DMVPN
9 4 (7.41%) WAN
9 4 (7.41%) LAN
10 3 (5.56%) VPN
10 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) CESG
3 2 (3.70%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Mentoring
2 32 (59.26%) Project Management
3 30 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (18.52%) Information Security
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Security Management
5 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Computer Security
7 2 (3.70%) ISMS
7 2 (3.70%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 45 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (81.48%) CCNP
3 43 (79.63%) CCSE
4 30 (55.56%) CCNA
5 28 (51.85%) CCSA
6 27 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (20.37%) CISSP
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 2 (3.70%) CISA
9 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
1 2 (3.70%) Nmap
1 2 (3.70%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 50 (92.59%) Cisco
2 44 (81.48%) CheckPoint
3 16 (29.63%) F5
4 14 (25.93%) Imperva
5 13 (24.07%) Blue Coat
6 12 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 12 (22.22%) VMware
7 10 (18.52%) Juniper
8 8 (14.81%) Citrix
9 6 (11.11%) HP
9 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.70%) Acunetix
10 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.85%) Capita
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